About 300 AYUSH scientists have asked the Indian Medical Association five questions, including on the “silence” of allopathic doctors on the use of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in the Covid-19 treatment protocol, despite no evidence that it is effective, reports Himani Chandna.
An advertisement by Titan Group’s Tanishq Jewellery featuring an interfaith married couple received severe backlash on Twitter, with ‘#BoycottTanishq’ among the top trends earlier this week. The 45-second Tanishq ad shows a Muslim family celebrating a traditional South Indian baby shower ceremony for their pregnant daughter-in-law, reports Revathi Krishnan.
A liberal echo chamber assures Congress leader Rahul Gandhi every day that he is the best thing that happened to India — and votes don’t matter, writes Shivam Vij.
A civil suit was filed by 34 top Bollywood producers and four film industry associations in the Delhi High Court earlier this week against four journalists for their ‘derogatory’ remarks against Bollywood, reports Bhadra Sinha.
British historian Edward Anderson has been flooded with idli advice and offers since he labelled the food item ‘boring’ on Twitter. Anderson’s tweet was a reply to a survey by food app Zomato India, started on 4 October, that asked users to name “that one dish you could never understand why people like so much”, reports Pia Krishnankutty.
Indians’ worshipped their bad boy billionaires Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Subrata Roy, until their ultra-rich idols ran into legal hurdles, writes Shubhangi Misra.
You like Modi-Shah’s new plan, good for you. If you don’t, you will need more than viral tweets to challenge this Ashwamedha, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s edition of ‘National Interest’.
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