The Box Office Rewind 2020: Hindi Movies

The Box Office Rewind 2020: Hindi Movies

The year 2020 witnessed a transformational journey for the Hindi film industry. The year was punctuated with tragic blows, glorious highs, heartaches and many lessons. From movie business being shut for monthsbecause of COVID-19, to the gradual shift of content to digital platforms, from wide range of genres and acceptance to off beat cinema, to…

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Misery of the Mystical Land: Uttarakhand Floods

Misery of the Mystical Land: Uttarakhand Floods

Snow-clad peaks of Kedarnath. Glittering lights of Nainital at night. Mesmerizing valley of flowers. Iconic Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh. Beauty is so inherent to almost all things Uttarakhand stands for – the magnanimous Himalayas, the holiest of the rivers, the spiritual mystery, stunning landscapes, the incessantly colourful play of nature, enchanting history carved in ancient…

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आंदोलनजीवी

आंदोलनजीवी

भारत विश्व का सबसे बड़ा लोकतांत्रिक देश है और आंदोलन लोकतंत्र का एक महत्त्वपूर्ण हिस्सा है। यदि आपको सरकार का कोई कदम अनुचित लगता है या किसी कानून पर आपत्ति है, तो आप निश्चित तौर पर विभिन्न अहिंसात्मक और संवैधानिक माध्यम से अपना विरोध‌ प्रदर्शन कर सकते हैं। वर्तमान समय में देश के कुछ हिस्सों…

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Myanmar: An Emblem of Declining Democracy

Myanmar: An Emblem of Declining Democracy

“Waking up to learn your world has been completely turned upside down overnight was not a new feeling, but a feeling that I thought that we had moved on from, and one that I never thought we’d be forced to feel again.” Myanmar’s people chose democracy, not military despotism. But the generals who had hogged…

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The Box Office Rewind 2020: Hollywood Movies

The Box Office Rewind 2020: Hollywood Movies

While 2020 wasn’t the brightest year for box office, the Hollywood industry didn’t leave any stone unturned in presenting their audience with some brilliant pieces. As several studios decided to push back their tent-poles, the year witnessed the release of many movies via OTT platforms varying across various genres. While there were some long-awaited films…

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सत्तालोलुपता

सत्तालोलुपता

“मासूमों के खून से रंगते दीवारें अपनी बेईमानी की खुली किताब होते हैं| नजरों में बसती, बस सत्ता व कुर्सी तरकश में संभाले खुनी दाँव होते हैं| गिरगिट की तरह, रंग बदलने के आदी नजर आते हैं, जब-जब चुनाव होते हैं| बाँट के देश को करते है गठबंधन बिन पैंदे के लोटे, ये जनाब होते…

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SLIPPER REVOLUTION

SLIPPER REVOLUTION

“Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.” -Howard Zinn The continent of Europe has been leading the world in terms of development and democracy since time immemorial. These European countries are often at the top when it comes to welfare systems, healthcare, education, economy, lifestyle quality,…

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