Business and Politics

BUSINESS: SPEAK MEMORY!

Monojit Lahiri dumps Bollywood and flashbacks into his life and times in the world of advertising. Phew!  From “Thank God you’re not one of those small-...

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POLITICS: NOT MEDIA, MASSES SPEAK THE TRUTH

Humra Quraishi wonders why the ruling party of the day needs to demolish opposition parties and diminish leaders, when it is already sure of winning the upcoming general elect...

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POLITICS: A WINTER OF DESPAIR WRITES SURANYA AIYAR

Humra Quraishi explains what it means to be a member of the minority community in these times and reproduces a part of what Suranya Aiyar said in her statement before going on...

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POLITICS: JUST KEEP ON LIVING, SAY NOTHING!

Humra Quraishi looks at the events taking place in recent weeks, political and religious, and comments on the systematic silencing of common and privileged people that is taki...

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POLITICS: FLASHBACK TO THE TIMES OF HINDUTVA

The influence of Hindutva politics on democratic and academic institutions in India has raised concerns about the erosion of secularism, threats to freedom of expression, comm...

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HYPOCRISY AND DOUBLE STANDARDS ARE DESTRUCTIVE

Humra Quraishi elaborates on the double standards of the right-wing government in India, and warns that what is taught in schools to children manifests in harmful ways over th...

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MAKE NOTE, EVERYONE’S SUSPECT

Humra Quraishi writes this in the backdrop of last month’s brutal killing and grievous injuries caused to civilians in the P...

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THESE CHAMPIONS OF A MODERN INDIA INSPIRED ME IN 2023: RADHIKA KHERA

I, Radhika Khera, will unveil India's modern visionaries, who advocate day after day and against all odds, for the nation that was imagined by our forefathers, the great men a...

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FAR FROM HONEST, SAY VOTERS - DEMAND TRANSPARENCY

Humra  Quraishi comments on the dissatisfaction of Indian voters with EVMs and explains how transparency can be achieved by the Election Commission simply by following di...

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CLOSE TO THE GARDEN OF BROKEN SHADOWS

Humra Quraishi traces the events from 6th December 1992 to the recently concluded assembly elections, bring to fore the ominous predictions of Dr B.R. Ambedkar way back in 194...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: A TALE SET IN THE TIMES OF ANARCHY

With Kahini: A Story of Our Times, Om Books International’s recently published Eng...

April 18 2024

BOLLYWOOD: FRANK & FEARLESS, GULZAR…UNCUT!

Monojit Lahiri recalls an amazing conversation with a dear, cherished and hugely respect...

April 17 2024

THOUGHT FACTORY: ESCAPING THE HEAT

Why do hill stations reign as the best travel destinations during summer? Vinta Nanda ex...

April 16 2024