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THOUGHT FACTORY: THE MANY HINDUISMS OF SECULAR DEMOCRATIC INDIA

Keeping religion a personal matter and not politicising it is crucial to prevent discrimination, promote social cohesion, and uphold the princi...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: MUSIC OF THOUGHT AND IMAGINATION

It is Kumar Shahani's Khayal Gatha (The Saga of Khayal), a 1989 Indian experimental film written and directed by Kumar Shahani, that O....

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KALEIDOSCOPE: FIVE BOOKS YOU MUST READ BY UTPAL DATTA

In my recent reading journey, each of the books here emerged as beacons and illuminating facets of self-discovery and intellectual pilgrimage, ...

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MOVIES: REKINDLED ROMANCE

Pratik Majumdar continues to celebrate Valentine’s Day with eight movies featuring reunions of old sweethearts and urges you to see them too!

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FESTIVALS: CRAFTING COMPELLING NARRATIVES

The annual workshop featured guest speakers including Subhash Ghai, Ishita Moitra, Raj Nidimoru, Shridhar Raghavan, Abbas Tyrewala, Durgesh Sin...

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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 a...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: A DEEP DIVE INTO THE SOUL OF CLAY

Kaul’s films were revelations even when the themes were well-known and had ancient roots, like dhrupad and pottery. He avidly hunted for ...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: WHO’S BEEN SLEEPING IN MY BED??

Monojit Lahiri investigates how deep is deep in extra-marital journeys, in reel and real life.

POWERFUL PEOPLE: H-POP & AUTHOR KUNAL PUROHIT

I’m introducing the brilliant mind behind the thought-provoking book "H-Pop," Kunal Purohit, a young explorer of alternative perspectives...

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FESTIVALS: KASHISH CHALCHITRA UTSAV CELEBRATES PRIDE MONTH

Chalchitra Utsav is being held in the city to celebrate pride month. It’s a 2-day Indian language LGBTQ+ film festival on January 27th &a...

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