Ideas

Ideas

Simply Extraordinary!

Reading Time: 5 minutes Lal Bahadur Shastri After Mahatma Gandhi’s death in 1948, India faced its next big hit in 1964 with the death of its towering Prime Minister,

Books

Modern day Kurukshetra

Reading Time: 6 minutes Mahabharata is Itihas. Not because it’s history, but because it keeps repeating itself –Devdutt Pattanaik. Mahabharata – An ancient Indian epic that has been passed

Ideas

Why is Hindi losing ground in its Homeland?

Reading Time: 4 minutes In a country where the overwhelming majority of people cannot understand English, it is doing awfully well with the youth of the same nation. Hindi

Economics & Policy

The Subtle Art of Political Manipulation

Reading Time: 5 minutes One of the very first things you will learn in an Econ-101 class is that consumers are rational beings. However, this overly simplified outlook often

Ideas

Reimagining Hindustan

Reading Time: 5 minutes An UnBritish India What if way back in 1600, John Watts and George White decided to become pianists rather than start the East India Company?

Ideas

The dying art of Bengal

Reading Time: 4 minutes As we celebrate yet another Vijayadashami (or more popularly- Dussehra) marking the end of this year’s Durga Puja, the craftsmen from Kumartuli in Kolkata will

Ideas

Anarchism: The way to go?

Reading Time: 5 minutes “The only thing that is constant is change” – Heraclitus Change and innovation are the pillars on which the foundation of our society stands. In