Television

My Poet, My City: Owning Tagore and the Bard in Allahabad

Reading Time: 18 minutesOur Editor-in-Chief, Arindam, shares his personal relationship with Tagore. It deepened when he learned that Gurudev had a close connection with Allahabad, the scribe’s birthplace. Tagore’s niece was married to a legal luminary in the City of Confluence. Moreover, the Bard had an interesting relationship with the Indian Press. The three editorials of Tapati Sinha, […]

Has the Indian TV Degenerated from Career-Oriented and Ambitious to Submissive and Saree-clad Women?

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt is sad to see Indian television become synonymous with the saas-bahu saga. Back in the 90’s, our television seemed to be far more advanced than today. It had very strong female characters – women walking out of abusive marriages to live with a married boss, career-oriented woman marrying a decade younger guy, Shanti, who was a successful […]