Thought Factory

THOUGHT FACTORY: SILENCE IN THE FACE OF OPPRESSION

In an era of unprecedented division, the gap between mainstream and alternative opinions widens as economic disparities silence marginalized voices, writes Vinta Nanda. Privi...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: DISSENT IS A DIFFICULT PATH

All about the FTII protest against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment led by the students, including Payal Kapadia who has brought pride to the country by winning big at Cannes, r...

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TRENDING: PATRIOTISM FOR PROFIT & ELECTION ADS

Is nothing sacred in today's media landscape, dominated by relentless election advertising, wonders Monojit Lahiri. He explores how corporate-driven patriotic election ads man...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: DEPICTION OF CHILD ABUSE IN CINEMA

Courageous storytellers daringly illuminate the darkness of child abuse, igniting conversations long overdue. Through their lens, they challenge stigma in a world where silenc...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: DISCOVERING MAHARASHTRA'S COOL RETREATS

Beat the Heat: unveiling Maharashtra's chilling hideaways for a refreshing summer escape. The Daily Eye #newsdesk explores and brings back some cool thoughts for you to consid...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: ESCAPING THE HEAT

Why do hill stations reign as the best travel destinations during summer? Vinta Nanda explains and offers ideas for you to plan this summer vacation! As the sweltering summer...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: IS SHE ACCURATELY PORTRAYED BY AD-LAND?

Monojit Lahiri does a checkout of what’s going on in ad-land and how much it has evolved (or not?!!) to accommodate today’s woman who doesn’t care a hang any...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: THE NSD AGENDA – SOUL–STRIP…OR DRAMABAZI?

Monojit Lahiri does an interview-based close-up of the contentious issue of training and investigates if it helped actors break into the industry and make a name along with bi...

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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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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: EXPLORING UNSPOKEN DEPTHS

Director Mrunal Mestri discusses the evocative power of silence and visual storytelling ...

June 23 2024

MOVIES: JAMES LINGWOOD’S FILM

Discover the extraordinary journey of Father Joe Maier in 'A Light in the Slaughterhouse...

June 22 2024

POLITICS: DISTORTING HISTORY AND SPREADING HATE

Textbooks are increasingly misrepresenting with deletions and distortions altering histo...

June 21 2024