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A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

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Daisy Dee bra ad a hoorah for Indian TV commercials. Just hope a minister isn’t offended

If offended, minister Narottam Mishra only needs to look at the ads for male undergarments that adorn our TV screens. Or just ask Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal, or Varun Dhawan, writes Shailaja Bajpai.


‘Data breach at India’s biggest demat depository exposed 4.39 cr investors’: E-security firm

CyberX9 claims a vulnerability in CDSL, which manages trading accounts on BSE, NSE & other exchanges, exposed sensitive data. CDSL denies breach, says it was fixed quickly, reports Regina Mihindukulasuriya.


How Sri Lanka’s flip to organic farming has now caused row with China over fertiliser crisis

A Sri Lankan bank withheld payment to China’s Qingdao Seawin Group after its fertiliser samples were allegedly found to host harmful bacteria. China has now blacklisted the bank, reports Samyak Pandey.


Yogi’s Uttar Pradesh is worst governed big state, Kerala is best: Bengaluru think tank report

Bengaluru-based think-tank Public Affairs Centre’s index is a composite score for 3 broad factors — growth, equity and sustainability, reports Nikhil Rampal.


Sameer Wankhede is both Muslim and SC. He is a victim of a historical wrong

If Muslims and Christians are included in the OBC lists, what’s the rationale for not including them in the SC list, questions Dilip Mandal.


Crook, TRP-hunter, idiot, clown: How Indian journalist fell from hero to zero for Bollywood

Hindi cinema’s portrayal of journalists has gone from hero in the 1950s to manipulator, even joker. It reflects abuse & trolling they face on social media, especially women, writes Shekhar Gupta, in this week’s ‘National Interest’.





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