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White nationalists want America to be white again, but here’s why it won’t happen

The white share of the US population has been dropping, from a little under 90 per cent in 1950 to 60 per cent in 2018.
Sales fell sharply after November 2016, jewellery traders say struggling to pay workers who haven’t been sacked.

Making fake jewels isn’t a new thing. It happened 43,000 years ago too

Manufacturing imitation beads became a widespread practice, with rare or exotic jewellery items copied in shape and colour in various prehistoric cultures.

Victoria’s Secret is having second thoughts about its lingerie show

The lingerie maker has decided to rethink the show, said the founder of parent company L Brands in an email to staff.
Shabana Azmi with her father Kaifi Azmi

Shabana Azmi remembers dad Kaifi Azmi, who painted raw human emotion to life with his words

Born Athar Husain Rizvi in 1919, Kaifi Azmi wrote his first ghazal when he was 11 years old. He passed away on this day 17 years back.
Gauri Lankesh

On World Press Freedom Day, a look at what Indian journalists have to deal with

The World Press Freedom Index noted that six Indian journalists were murdered in 2018 for being critics of Hindu nationalism.

Balraj Sahni, the common man’s hero who told their story through cinema

On his 106th birth anniversary, ThePrint recounts Balraj Sahni, his illustrious career, life as a writer and activist & his cult movies.

Born in Pakistan, ‘adopted by India’ Imtiaz Dharker set to be Britain’s next poet laureate

If picked, Imtiaz Dharker, 65, will be first Asian & second woman in history to hold the position. She has written on themes of religion, identity, culture & feminism.
Sojourner Truth's Google doodle

Google’s algorithms discriminate against women and people of colour

The racism on Google is certainly not limited to the search result images it displays. It is also evident in its autocomplete function.
Daneary's and Jon Snow along with Drogon and Rhaegal

Game of Thrones: This is why HBO thinks ‘piracy is better than an Emmy’

HBO was the indisputable ruler of television for two decades, but online streaming platforms like Netflix are now changing the rules of the game.

We have to ask ourselves – is it ethical to keep pets?

The institution of pet-keeping is fundamentally unjust as it involves the manipulation of animals’ bodies, behaviours and emotional lives.

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PM Narendra Modi | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.

Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.


After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?