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India’s win has many positives. But for World Test Championship final, Top Five will be key

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Wonderful back-to-back series wins, India. Big positives are deep and wide bench strength in all areas to cover for injuries. And, indeed, fearless, new late order batting. Going into the World Test Championship final against New Zealand at Lords, the only concern would be the fragility of the Top Five.

Disappointing to note SC wants pre-censorship of OTT content. There’s no pornography here

Supreme Court nudge to the government to legislate a more restrictive pre-censorship kind of regime for OTT entertainment platforms is disappointing. Respectfully, we must infer that either the Lordships are watching some OTT content we aren’t aware of. Or, they haven’t seen real pornography yet, which can be a compliment.

EC did well to remove Modi image from vaccine certificates, especially in conformist times

Election Commission of India has done well to order the removal of PM Modi’s picture from vaccination certificates as it violates the poll Code of Conduct. This EC action calls for particular appreciation in times when some institutions are looking disappointingly conformist, and especially as this involved the PM himself.

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