Over the past decade, Netflix has become a household name in entertainment and pop culture. The first half of 2022, however, has not been particularly kind to the company.
For the past century or so, it is the record labels that have been influential in the growth of the music industry, developing it into a commercial enterprise rather than artistic pursuit.
With the advent of technology in India over the past decade, the prevalence of child pornography has increased. And as India has proven itself in the global arena, its deception of the internet, encryption, and anonymity of the secure environment has enabled it to accelerate misinterpretation between privacy and transparency.
This article will discuss using Insanity as a defense under Criminal law which has always been a
very fascinating and to some extent an ambiguous aspect under the General Exceptions. While it
might be only a defense in case of a Criminal Trial, it has a possibility of being misused as there
is no fixed extent or way to determine the insanity of a person.
In relation to a growing nationalist streak, the relevance of media diplomacy in harboring cooperation, especially in a region troubled with inter-state disagreements, could possess great value.
This article tries to explore theories in International relations through the lens of popular culture. The article shows how popular culture becomes a test-ground for these theories and helps in understanding the real world better through Netflix’s House of Cards.
Craft communities in India usually exist in close knit clusters by virtue of which they have strong traditional knowledge systems. The older craftsmen have relied on these knowledge systems to pass down their knowledge and expertise in the craft to the younger generations. One such craft pocket is the hand block printed textiles in the towns of Jaipur district, namely Bagru and Sanganer.
In this commentary, we are underlining the sustenance of handicrafts as a traditional art form in Jaipur, and how it has evolved with global dynamics. We also explore the significance of this artform to preserve identity—at the individual and community levels. We conclude by highlighting the scope of the Jaipur bloc as a pioneering entity to spearhead collectivization practices, which women, in several capacities, have used to maneuver social, political, and economic agency.
On the resilience of CHWs during COVID response and the recent strategy of GOI to combat the 2nd wave of COVID-19 in rural areas.
This article aims to explore the idea of aesthetics in International Relations. It seeks to find an answer to explain the dominance of Western aesthetics in contemporary discourses through colonialism and highlights the all-pervasiveness of this aesthetic even in non-western contexts.
Frances McDormand’s acceptance speech at the 2018 Academy Awards left the world puzzled about her closing lines –“I have two words to leave you with ladies and gentlemen, Inclusion Rider.” On the further understanding of what an inclusion rider is, the discourse around how the film industry could be modelled into a fair and safe space to include those sections of the demography that were previously ignored or discriminated against. Inclusion rider presented as a solution to Hollywood’s diversity problem, and the effect of a legal or contractual agreement to consciously induce a set level of diversity among the cast and crew members on production.
Religion as we used to know has ceased to exist. Today, temples have gained enough power to influence key economic decisions in our country. The rise of the temple economy has thrown a dark shadow over the rest of our economy- why and how has this happened? And what are the consequences of this intermingling?