Thought Factory

Crow Tales

Even now as I sit in my bedroom writing this piece, my friendly crow sits perched on the window cawing and daring me to shoo him away. I ignore him, so he hops on to the windo...

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Of AAP, Yashraj, Mahesh Bhatt, Phantom And The Voter

As we settle into 2014, the only cerebration that dominates every Indian mind which deliberates obsessive discussions today is the impending Lok Sabha elections and the chaos ...

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Destitute City

Here and Now In a difficult time Where every man commits a crime There lies in filth, a city full of envy Filled with creatures who reek of lazy Become we have an obstruc...

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The Lesser known Farooque Shaikh

We all knew of his talent as an actor, his passion for theatre and the dexterity with which he anchored enjoyable television programs. The discussed these we bid farewell to F...

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Full Circle

Static is the humdrum Ecstatic is what sells She lets out a sigh of deep remorse Clanging temple bells Amidst roaring cacophonies and melting edifices Shrieking faceless ...

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2014 – Technology Wars

31st December 2012 would have been the day when many of the technological heavyweights would’ve made some resolutions for the year 2013. As 2013 has barely two days left...

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HUMANITARIANISM – THE METAPHOR FOR PROGRESS IN 2014

You have no need to go anywhere. Journey into yourself, enter a mine of rubies and bathe in the splendour of your own light – Rumi As curtains fall on 2013, let us for ...

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Of Khobragade, Richards, Equality, Fairness & Uniformity

I’ve been following the Devyani Khobragade story since its emergence at the prime centre of global media, and to me, it smacks of one more gaping hole, bigger than the G...

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The Stow Away Who Touched Our Lives

As was customary, when our friend SD’s ship sailed into Bombay Harbor, my mother, brother and I visited his ship. As we headed towards the bridge, we saw two havaldars o...

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Thought Factory : Tedious Terrains

“Landscape is   . . .   
devoid of chance, and every falling leaf fulfils, as it falls, one of the greatest laws of the universe.” – Rainer Ma...

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MOVIES: INSPIRING JOURNEY OF J L KAUL

Explore the inspiring journey of Padma Shri winner Jawahar Lal Kaul in 'J L Kaul: A Man ...

July 23 2024

BUSINESS: INDIA'S FDI PARADOX, INEQUITABLE GROWTH

Understanding the Paradox of FDI-Driven Growth in India: Why Employing Labor at Internat...

July 22 2024

FESTIVALS: GURUGRAM’S PRIZED CULTURAL HUB!! MUSEO CAMERA

Monojit Lahiri attempts a brief sketch of an exciting, bustling, creative multi-discipli...

July 21 2024