Thought Box

Sunil Dutt – 6th June 1929 to 25th May 2005

I had  met  Sunil Dutt  more than  once, writes Humra Quraishi in her piece this week, where she recalls one such time when she interviewed him in Delhi. ...

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ART SALUTES WORKERS

Khalid Mohamed writes on the imperative need for Indian artists to express  their strong views on the state of nation under lockdown today. News is that artists, stretch...

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The Power - Jaideep Ahlawat

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with Jaideep Ahlawat, the actor who’s the talk of the town with his outstanding performance in the web series Paatal Lok. His screen pres...

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Labour, Rights, Disaster and Capitalism

The global pandemic crisis gripping the world currently has claimed over a quarter of a million lives. It has decimated livelihoods and incomes across the world, write Alok Ja...

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The Last Concert

Begum Akhtar passed away a day after her concert in Ahmedabad on 29 October, 1974. Here’s a rare photo-essay of that enchanted evening by Ashok Sood. (Photos copyright: ...

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Exhausted: Face Masked & Barefoot

As the lockdown restrictions are being relaxed gradually in the country, scores of migrant laborers who have lost their jobs have attempted to go home. Some were successful in...

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The Talented Taurean: Bhanu Athaiya

Bhanu Rajopdhye Athaiya was born on April 28, 1929 in Kolhapur. Humra Quraishi interviewed Athaiya around  the  Spring  of 2010, soon after ...

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The Revolutionary

Khalid Mohamed looks back at the film legacy of the Bengal auteur, on the day of Mrinal Sen’s 97th birth anniversary today. There’s a rare film, which arouses you...

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Wake up & smell the Propaganda

Liquidity via monetary policy is like blood infusion into a patient admitted for a heart transplant in a near death situation. And fiscal stimulus is that heart that needs to ...

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On being an Indian: Ruskin Bond

In his essay, "On being an Indian", Ruskin Bond explains his Indian identity, "Race did not make me one. Religion did not make me one. But history did. And in the long ru...

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Video Gaga

Film historian Dhruv Somani excavates the exclusive made-for video movies by Nari Hira a...

May 25 2020

Sunil Dutt – 6th June 1929 to 25th May 2005

I had  met  Sunil Dutt  more than  once, writes Humra Quraishi in he...

May 25 2020

Minority Report

Khalid Mohamed writes on the ceaseless ghettoization of Muslim characters in B-town&rsqu...

May 24 2020