Indian society

Bollywood movies breaking the shackles of social conditioning

Bollywood movies breaking the shackles of social conditioning

February 12, 2020

The trailer for movie Thappad which was released recently has garnered a great response from the audience with its content. The film deals with the issue of how physical violence in marriage has been normalised in our society while also capturing the society’s reaction to this ...

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Rising cases of ‘honour killings’ in India

Rising cases of ‘honour killings’ in India

September 26, 2018

While India takes immense pride in eliminating Section 377, it still has a long way in doing away with its many other social taboos. Two innocent adults in the country were recently killed by their family members over the issue of an inter-caste marriage, in the name of their ‘...

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The history of Air India’s priceless collection of art

The history of Air India’s priceless collection of art

July 23, 2018

The Air India collection is not just a 100 pieces of the finest artists’ paintings. There is of course oil on canvas and acrylic on canvas, but the story doesn’t end there

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An alternate take on Indian culture

An alternate take on Indian culture

November 14, 2017

The interpretations of Indian culture fusing with the western world and the rhetoric return to the roots of Indian mores such as Sanskrit as a language, gods seen as animals and the modern art forms deciphering traditional India are becoming interesting subjects in the recent tim...

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Housing and Land Rights Network NGO’s challenges

Housing and Land Rights Network NGO’s challenges

June 1, 2016

New Delhi based NGO Housing and Land Rights Network (HLNR) addresses the crucial issue of housing shortage in the Indian capital, providing shelter and legal help to homeless people and slum inhabitants. But these are provisory solutions and the roots of the problem – from proh...

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