Business and Politics

PUNISHED FOR BEING BORN TO TIMES OF DIVISIVE POLITICS

Humra  Quraishi writes, “Before I focus on the ground realities in the Mewat region of Haryana, it is important for me to talk about the background to this region&r...

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IDENTITY, IDENTIFICATION AND THE FUEL OF TIME’S FURNACE

Humra Quraishi writes, “It’s August and focus is on Kashmir. On 5 August 2019, the status of Jammu and Kashmir was altered by revoking Articles 370 and 35A”....

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HOW CAN YOU CELEBRATE WHEN YOUR COUNTRY BURNS?

The video surfacing reveals the torture and humiliation that not just the two women faced but thousands in Manipur have while the government remained silent, writes Humra ...

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MARILYN MONROE: DEAD BLONDE ROCKING!!

Monojit Lahiri unveils a fascinating story of Marilyn Monroe’s reincarnation as Brand Ambassador of Max Factor in 2015, decades after she is dead and gone…A case ...

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LIMERICS AND THE TROUBLED TIMES OF FASCISM

Humra  Quraishi writes about Khushwant Singh, who was far sighted and told her, before he passed away in 2014, that he was worried about the rise in fascism in the countr...

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PREJUDICE, DISCRIMINATION, HATE, ELECTIONS, VOTES…

I cannot dare describe the poisonous propaganda unleashed by the Hindutva lobbies, the myths, misconceptions and twisted lies that are in circulation, writes Humra Quraishi I...

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BREAKING NEWS, BROKEN PEOPLE

In the wake of the communal calls of the Right-Wing groups of Uttarakhand, telling the Muslim community to leave Purola or face dire consequences, Humra Quraishi asks why the ...

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WHO KILLED MOHAMMAD IQBAL?

Humra  Quraishi laments the blatant targeting of everything termed un-Hindu by the present government and the systematic elimination of India’s wealth of poetry and...

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THE POLITICAL GAMECHANGER

Satyabrata Ghosh analyses the politics of the day, and arrives at conclusions, which opposition parties must adhere to if they are serious about winning the 2024 general elect...

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BEHIND THOSE TALL WALLS

Humra Quraishi recalls the words of Khushwant Singh in trying to understand the nature of the chaos that communal politics in India is spreading far and wide. Several years a...

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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