Look, who is the real thief?
Good Samaritans

Look, who is the real thief?

What is the punishment for stealing- penalty, imprisonment  or death? When the big guns in India, doing thefts of thousands of crores, get away scot free, then why some people are brutally punished for trivial crimes and even for no crimes at all. 198 tribes in India are still popularly …

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Going Back To The Old Favourites.
Bibliophile

Going Back To The Old Favourites.

Remember the times in your childhood, adolescence or even early adult life when you used to passionately read story books and novels. They may have been the Harry Potter series (in my case), the adventure and fantasy tales,like The Hardy Boys, the comic books or the classics. Those were the …

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Indian TV Soaps Need to Grow Up
Bioscope

Indian TV Soaps Need to Grow Up

What is the Indian television’s greatest achievement? That it works day and night to maintain the tag of “idiot box”, it once received. Indian television has today a wider reach than possibly any other medium. Even in those distant villages where Government’s policies do not reach, you find a colour …

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8 Easy steps to fitness
Fitness Fundas

8 Easy steps to fitness

Whoever said that you need to hit a gym to be fit when it’s mostly irregular lifestyle that is the cause behind all the major ailments today? Here is the list of a few changes you can do in your day to day pattern of having food without having to …

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The transcendental: Baul Songs
Muzik

The transcendental: Baul Songs

We all have at some point of our life listened and loved that one song or part of a song in a language that we don’t understand. It’s true what people say about music that it knows no boundaries. Such an association I had with the Baul songs of the …

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Of no signatures: Mithila Paintings
Art Beat

Of no signatures: Mithila Paintings

Today art is found in art exhibitions in the cities. If we look beyond the contemporary art and rewind a little we will find a plethora of indigenous arts and crafts culture in India. These are the works that began with no signatures. They belonged to no one and therefore …

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