Thought Box

Love is Not the Answer

Bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand’s latest novel is titled The Perfect Couple, but actually goes on to prove that a perfect love is not always possible; even the most ...

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For All Those Who Haven’t Had Enough of the Joker

Jack Nicholson originally played the Joker in Tim Burton’s Batman (1989), but Heath Ledger’s Academy-winning take on the anarchic villain added a new level of dept...

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Two Women and A Deity

A man ignores his wife and home because he is devoted to God; and the God he prays to, ignores his husbandly duties because he cares for his devotees. This piquant situation,&...

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When Music becomes a Violent Weapon

One of the most difficult times for countries and individuals to go through is war. History has shown us that music was used as a way to help soldiers cope and deal with the t...

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The Little Time Machine of Arambol, Goa

In a small part of Goa called Arambol lays a quiet and peaceful wellness retreat called Little Indian Village. Situated just a few minutes from the Arambol beach, this retreat...

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Need for a New Social Contract to Guard the Rising Inequality

Mankind has always been afraid of where its talent for innovation might lead. John Maynard Keynes warned in 1930 of widespread unemployment arising from technology. And yet in...

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The Sisterhood of Suburbia

There is a popular saying: When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.  Laura Weisberger’s characters in her book When Life Gives You Lululemons are g...

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Letters reveal Vincent Van Gogh was recognised during his Lifetime

Vincent Van Gogh gained significant recognition in his lifetime and had his work viewed by the President of France, says new reports. His artistic career was extremely short, ...

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Kerala Floods: Shame how we Indians politicised a National Calamity and Tragedy

As weeks of wild weather smashed into the north-western Australian coast in February 2018, and record summer rains over 91mm left roads and animal parks flooded, it led to the...

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Ways of Seeing

Blind Date has a heartwarming premise - that disability need not mean the end of life. However, it belongs to the kind of theatre, not meant for aficionados, but for...

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Be inspired by the Real-life Chronicles of this Year

Though we love to get lost in fantastical fictional tales, every now and then, be it a c...

September 21 2018

Floating Schools bring Classrooms to Children

Located at the crossing of two mighty rivers: the Ganges and the Brahmaputra, Bangladesh...

September 21 2018

The 9th Jagran Film Festival to conclude in style in Mumbai

The Jagran Film Festival (JFF), which is in the ninth edition of the series, comes ...

September 20 2018