Beauty & the Beast and the gay subplot (Sarcastic Review)


The Disney film studio has been known for its children oriented movies. That is inclusive of its ability to hide childhood fairy tales within the conundrum of adult action. Easily perceived with its latest live-action remake of “the Beauty and the Beast”. A movie and story that actually tests the patience of its makers and… Read More Beauty & the Beast and the gay subplot (Sarcastic Review)

What Led India and Japan Closer to Cooperate Under the Current Asian Political Scenario?


Two decades ago Japan was in open condemnation of Indian nuclear programme which was inclusive of its desire for a collective international economic imposition on India. Howsoever, today the world saw India and Japan cooperating to facilitate the establishment of a high speed bullet train line between Mumbai to Ahmedabad, the foundation of which has… Read More What Led India and Japan Closer to Cooperate Under the Current Asian Political Scenario?

How companies feed on people’s nostalgia?


Have you ever thought how nostalgia is played out in the telecom market? Presumably the smartphone market these days. New technologies play their disruptions by recreating familiar things i.e. design cues that evoke old objects inter alia software mimicking the look of the old things it has replaced. Primary examples being the settings icon that… Read More How companies feed on people’s nostalgia?

Why weakening an educational institute would harm a society?


There are a few institutions of higher education in India, wherewith only a handful of them nurture talent and produce research of global recognition. When institutions of quality learning and research are scarce, would it be justified on restricting the entry in them? Or would it be justified to consider reducing the number of admission to these… Read More Why weakening an educational institute would harm a society?

Media and the habit of creating breaking news out of a wrong story


Nationally and internationally we have seen a rising debate on nationalism versus free speech. Varying from news channels to newspapers- CNN (IBN) “the fanatic” to the Times “Nation wants to know”- the stories sound familiar. The headlines are the same, the language identical, and the narrative interchangeable. The news channels in an attempt to bank… Read More Media and the habit of creating breaking news out of a wrong story