Thought Factory

THOUGHT FACTORY: THE MANY HINDUISMS OF SECULAR DEMOCRATIC INDIA

Keeping religion a personal matter and not politicising it is crucial to prevent discrimination, promote social cohesion, and uphold the principles of a secular India. It give...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: WHO’S BEEN SLEEPING IN MY BED??

Monojit Lahiri investigates how deep is deep in extra-marital journeys, in reel and real life. As Shakun Batra’s promos blitzed the box a couple of years ago follo...

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THE ARCHIES, ANIMAL, SOCIAL MEDIA AND DUMBING DOWN

We have fallen in the great social media trap. It has used the power of algorithms and the internet and fooled us into believing that we are serious cinema viewers, makers and...

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THE BEST BOOKS I READ IN 2023: NANDITA PURI

This week-long series begins today and brings to you the best of 2023 through the eyes of the most influential among us. Author and writer Nandita Puri gives to The Daily Eye ...

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MAHUA MOITRA KO GUSSA KYON AATA HAI?

When talking about Mahua Moitra’s expulsion from the Indian parliament, the question that haunts is, what are the rules, writes Vinta Nanda. An expulsion from parliamen...

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IS DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY KILLING…INTIMACY??

Monojit Lahiri does a check out on how technology has impacted the idea of intimacy and the concept of interpersonal communication.   My friend Atul is shattered! T...

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TIGHTROPE WALK FOR JOURNALISTS IN THE MAINSTREAM

Here, taking off from a few discussions at the Orange City Literature Festival she attended, Vinta Nanda looks at ‘ethics in journalism’ closely to figure out what...

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THE NEED OF THE HOUR: TUSHAR ARUN GANDHI

In this interview with Tushar Arun Gandhi, Vinta Nanda probes his mind to understand the dangers lying ahead and what are the steps that need to be taken to protect India&rsqu...

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SO MANY STORIES TO TELL: RITA MEHER

To each one of you who is dreaming big, here’s a story that will confirm that everything is possible. Rita Meher, festival director of Tasveer, the world’s biggest...

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MUJIB: THE MAKING OF A NATION

The  much-anticipated biographical epic delves into the life of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the towering political figure of Bangladesh. “It is a must watch for every ge...

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MOVIES: TALE OF AN UNBELIEVABLE FILM

The film failed to receive the expected response from the audience at the time of releas...

February 28 2024

POWERFUL PEOPLE: INFINITE GENIUS, BOUNDLESS THEATRE

Nadira Zaheer Babbar inhabits the same universe where I met her in 1984. Today, she is a...

February 27 2024

MOVIES: THE ORIGINAL GLAM DIVAS OF BOLLYWOOD

Both of them made relatively quiet debuts in the early ‘70s, Zeenat in OP Ralhan&r...

February 25 2024