Thought Box

No Room With An Interview Any More

Yesterday, a master blaster -- a former editor of mine whom I respect unconditionally-- called up from the deepest shade of blue, to ask, “Can you interview Lata Mang...

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FREEDOM My Story By Arunaraje Patil

Arunaraje Patil’s newly released memoir is justly titled FREEDOM. It matches the title of her best known directorial work – RIHAEE- or liberation. The film, she...

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Memory Man Returns

David Baldacci created a very intriguing and tragic protagonist in Amos Decker. In his first Decker novel, The Memory Man (2015), he introduced a man with who cannot forget...

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No Way Out

Of all the characters in the Mahabharat, it is perhaps Abhimanyu who most strongly personifies the futility of war, and the toll it takes on the young and innocent, who are...

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So Long, Farewell, It’s Hard To Say Goodbye!

The last time I spoke to Piroj was two days before Nina Goel, her friend called me from Piroj’s mobile phone to inform me of her hospitalization and to tell me that P...

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Long Arm Of Fear

It’s taken a while for this 2012 to come out in an English translation, but it was worth the wait for readers of Japanese crime fiction (Keigo Higashino is already a ...

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Thirty-Seven Years Later

Today, the media is full of crimes against women, victims are coming forward to file complaints, there are many more arrests and even few convictions even if they are not a...

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In The Line Of Fire


Bestselling author Danielle Steel’s new book Dangerous Games has a tough female protagonist, the kind who is still not all that common in fiction; mostly the st...

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The Arrogance Of Power

The Taj Mahal is a marble monument of love—Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built it in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is a prime tourist spot where couples go ...

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Streets Paved With Gloom

 A few years ago, there was a huge wave of workers going from Kerala to the Gulf countries in search of better prospects. It would not ...

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Filmic Cultural Excitement continues at 8th Jagran Film Festival

Mumbai, September 20, 2017: The third day of the Jagran Film Festiva...

September 21 2017

Bonfire – Facebook’s new Group Video Chat App

The ever-growing platform, Facebook has always been able to serve people with differe...

September 21 2017

Learning From Grandmama To Defend Yourself?

Kenya Grandmoms Fight Back Against the Rapists- Literally!

The grandmoms of K...

September 21 2017