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Witchy Brew

In common usage, the word chudail describes an aggressive or quarrelsome woman—could be said to be the Indian equivalent of bitch.  But the origins of the chudail (...

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Back to Basics: Political Organizations in India

In progress and evolution, few basics always remain fundamental to any system or organization. But it so happens that advancement of thought leads many to discard these for on...

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Simran Puri’s Kangan

Women are equals now by law but back then it was different… The story unfolds amidst the splendour of the Raj era in the princely State of Patiala, and culminates in t...

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Fighting Time & Tide

A Better Man is the fifteenth book in the Armand Gamache series by Louise Penny, readable as much for the setting of the novels, as for the crimes committed and solved. Three...

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Conversations with Aditiya Singh’s Canvas’

“I don’t paint music, I paint noise, I don’t paint for aesthetic appeal, I paint to reveal my reality”, said Aditiya to me when I asked him to tell me ...

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Who wants to be a Millionaire? – Vinod Pande

We think we know them well. However, when you venture out to ask them questions you thought you had all the answers for, like I did, you discover depths that are yet unvisited...

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Suspense Is The Key

Alfred Hitchcock made Frederick Knott’s stage play Dial M For Murder immortal by making a film based on it (in 1954).  Vijay Kenkre has directed a Marathi version c...

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CELEBRATE CINEMA 2019

Mumbai, September 23, 2019: Jubilance, enthusiasm and festive fervour prevailed over the last two days at Whistling Woods International (WWI), as Asia’s premier film, co...

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Sisters Under The Skin

Jennifer Weiner’s sprawling novel, Mrs Everything, captures an era in American life, through the criss-crossing lives of two Jewish sisters, Jo and Bethie Kaufman. Grow...

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10th Edition of Jagran Film Festival to start in Mumbai

~ Monumental inauguration by ‘Devendra Fadnavis’, Chief Minister Maharashtra  ~ Festival will showcase 20 India, Asia and World premieres in its Mumbai editi...

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Witchy Brew

In common usage, the word chudail describes an aggressive or quarrelsome woman—cou...

November 30 2019

Back to Basics: Political Organizations in India

In progress and evolution, few basics always remain fundamental to any system or organiz...

November 30 2019

Simran Puri’s Kangan

Women are equals now by law but back then it was different… The story unfolds am...

November 1 2019