Thought Factory

It's 2017! Why Do Women Still Need To Fight For Their Rights

It’s 2017! And just last week I was reading about how the Indian censor board of film certification has refused to certify a women empowerment film “Lipstick un...

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A Paradox

“Didi, you want to play a game?”
“Of course, what do you want to play?”
“We can play temple run or candy crush”
“U...

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No Dark Sarcasm In The Classroom

“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.”&nb...

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Do We Know What Our Children Want?

"There's always room for a story that can transport people to another place."


J.K. Rowling

 


Over the last one century or so, ordin...

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Tired Hands, Weary Feet

‘Slavery is legally banned. But millions of India’s children live and work in slave labour conditions — bonded labour,...

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DEMOCRACY

I grew up in several places in India, amidst many changing political times as we know.
I lived with the two books, Discovery Of India by Pandit Jawarharlal Nehru,...

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Nodes Of Exploitation And Discontent: Economy In Fallout

Coming from a limited understanding of economics it is difficult for me to comment on the social economic landscape that dominates international markets and the intricate f...

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Silent

Deep inside every woman I have ever known across the many hierarchies that paint my world is vacuum; the result of an endless internal conflict that remains unresolved.

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Beyond Pink and Blue!

When a baby is born, the obstetrician announces “It’s a boy” or “It’s a girl.” As babies, children learn to categorize everyone as eithe...

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Of Gender Divide

Since the creation of Eve from Adam’s rib, the human rib on gender issues has not stopped tickling. Left no wiser since Biblical times, the issue remains burning and ...

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National Energy Policy and Public Health

The draft National Energy Policy was released by Niti Aayog on the 27th of June 2017....

August 19 2017

Downward Dog: Deeper than Puppy Love

Downward Dog is a super flawless and vivid take at actually picturing the clich&eacut...

August 19 2017

Summer Movie Showdown

Summer movies are supposed to be the cream of the year, but this year, Hollywood's su...

August 19 2017