Saturday, 20 January, 2018


Modi at Madison Square Garden

लेफ्टिस्ट लफ्फाज़ी के उस्ताद, राईट विंग के मसीहा हैं मोदी

मोदी एक अनोखे नेता हैं जिन्होंने दक्षिण तथा वाम, दोनों के लोकलुभावन मुहावरों का घालमेल करने की कला सीख ली है. परिणाम: प्रतिगामी प्रवृत्तियां फलफूल रही हैं.
Aziz Ansari speaks onstage

What can India learn from Aziz Ansari’s case if it’s not even willing to...

In a country, which adamantly refuses to recognise “marital rape”, we are still far away from these complicated conversations about sex, coercion, entitlement and misogyny in the bedroom.
CJI infront of Supreme Court of India

Can the ‘Chief’ in Chief Justice of India please stand up & be counted

CJI Misra has a full range of options to choose from, but inaction is the worst of them, with unforeseen, presumably undesirable consequences.
Aziz Ansari

The Aziz Ansari case: Bad date or sexual assault?

Young journalists atThePrint answered questions about the Aziz Ansari incident after a woman wrote about the actor allegedly sexually assaulting her.
People wear the colors of the Indian flag

India presents an image of optimism and promise to a world in flux

For India to reap the benefits of its reforms process, it is imperative that it address some critical challenges at home.
A file photo of Aziz Anzari | Wikimedia Commons

The Aziz Ansari episode reminds me of all the Indian boys who can’t say...

As a feminist stand-up comedian who is pro #MeToo, Radhika Vaz doesn’t want to list the number of ways ‘Grace’ could have changed the outcome.
Representational image of the Manipur Police

Supreme Court is the last hope for justice in Manipur fake encounter cases

Despite a police officer confessing that the killing of Ch Sanjit in Manipur was staged, the government may be trying to ensure the case dies a slow death.
/ ट्विटर @nrcupdate

असम में एनआरसी रिपोर्ट से भड़क सकती है जातीय हिंसा

यह आशंका तो बिल्कुल निराधार है कि असम एक मुस्लिम बहुल राज्य बन जाएगा, फिर भी 'धरतीपुत्रों' की चिंताओं की अनदेखी नहीं की जा सकती.
Giuseppe Orsi, former head of Finmeccanica

इटली से तो बच निकले पर भारत में कब तक खैर मनाएंगे अगस्ता वेस्टलैंड...

अगस्ता वेस्टलैंड सौदे के घपले में सबूत तो बिचौलियों की ओर संकेत करते हैं मगर सुरागों को जोड़कर ठोस मामला न बना पाना भारतीय जांचकर्ताओं की कमजोरी रही है. 
Israeli policemen detain Palestinians in Israel

As it draws closer to Israel, India shouldn’t ignore the plight of minority Arabs...

Palestinian cause is not restricted to the occupied territories, but also concerns the life of Arab minorities and their shrinking status in a Jewish state.
Top Military leaders from the Quad at Raisina dialogue, 2018 | Pushan Das

Three striking points about the quad, and what India needs to do to lead it

At the Raisina Dialogue, the four countries’ military leaders talked unabashed about the India-US-Japan-Australia grouping. It sends a message to China.

Gujarat Elections 2017

A graphic showing newspapers The Hindu, The Indian Express and President APJ Abdul Kalam

When one Indian newspaper handed over its big scoop to a rival

It was the only way to ensure the story wasn't killed. And Spielberg's latest, The Post, brings it back to me.
Former CAG Vinod Rai who A Raja has alleged was a vigilante

Talk Point: Was former CAG Vinod Rai a ‘vigilante’, or was he India’s ‘conscience keeper’?

Andimuthu Raja, the former telecom minister who was recently acquitted in the 2G scam trial, has alleged in a new book that the entire episode was the opposition’s attempt to bring down the UPA-II.