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‘Sanju’ ignores the diabolical Mumbai blasts and why WhatsApp is doing too little

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A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.

Cutesy for Sanju to hurl ‘ma-behen ki’ at journalists. But it can’t rewrite evil 1993 plot

Actor Sanjay Dutt’s biopic Sanju is so busy abusing and blaming the media for his travails that it forgets how evil the 1993 plot was. In a hard-hitting piece, ThePrint Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta writes how “shockingly arrogant and dishonest” the movie’s attempts to pin the blame on the media are

How a WhatsApp rumour destroyed the status of a 500-year-old nomadic tribe in Maharashtra

Manasi Phadke writes about how the lynching of five people on Sunday over a WhatsApp rumour about child-lifters destroyed the status of a 500-year old nomadic tribe in Maharashtra.

WhatsApp thinks it can get away with doing too little, too late in India

As viral rumours of child-lifters on WhatsApp lead to brutal lynchings, Shivam Vij writes about why he believes WhatsApp now needs to walk the talk, even though it might think it can get away with doing too little, too late here.

Satellite images show how a pure blue Ganga turns disgustingly brown over 2,500 km

Our satellite imagery expert Col Vinayak Bhatt (Retd.) finds that images of Ganga at six key locations show how the river deteriorates, turning from blue to green to muddy, all thanks to pollution.

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