Thought Box

Conditional Love

The romantic landscape these days is riddled with landmines. Earlier the process was fall in love, get married. Now there are many more stages to a love story, and it need ...

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Love & War

Martin Cruz Smith is best known for his series of thriller featuring a fiercely upright Russian detective, Arkady Renko. The first book in the series was Gorky Park (1981),...

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Making Sense Of Chaos

It is clear to every thinking person that our society is in a flux and whenever that happens, the first thing that comes under attack is freedom of expression. More often t...

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MOTHERHOOD RETOLD

“I remember it being a curiously bewildering phase. A period when I was beginning to feel excluded from the mainstream activities of my family…but it took me a...

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Action All The Way

Matthew Riley’s hero Jack West is one of the world’s five greatest warriors, along with Moses, Genghis Khan, Napoleon and Christ—seriously!—so he is...

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Farewell Om Puri

He had been so excited about doing theatre after so many years, and was pleased by the response to his Teri Amrita with Divya Dutta. He would message about 'housefull' show...

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Renaming Places And Roads!!!

The practice of renaming is often a political gimmick. Or it may be some individual politician’s fetish to grab mileage. The familiar ritual has existed for year...

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The Christie Way

Anthony Horowitz’s own Alex Rider series for young adult readers is successful, but he is also labelled a pasticheur, for writing in the style of other authors, like ...

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Screen To Stage

Sometimes all it takes is a dream. Feroz Abbas Khan wanted to do a play based on the K. Asif classic Mughal-e-Azam for years. Finally the universe conspired and the product...

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All It Takes Is Courage

Sushmita Mukherjee’s new one-woman show, Naribai, has her play a face-off between two been interesting women of different social strata. Sunaina is an upper clas...

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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