Wednesday, 8 December, 2021

Plugged In

Plugged-In: Salman Khan goes to prison, the death of privacy, and Arun Jaitley’s health

A 24×7 blur of headlines, breaking news and shouting matches, notifications and pop-ups — news, views and opinion have become an overwhelming flood that follows us all the time. Plugged-In from ThePrint is a new feature that sifts through the mountain of content and explains the big headlines and commentary from across media — briefly, intelligently. A one-stop quick-read put together by the best minds in the business for the news junkie on the go. With links to the key pieces in case you want to read more. So get Plugged-In every morning, Monday to Friday, for your daily capsule of the news and views that matter. Front Page The blackbucks finally got their revenge on Salman Khan: The Bollywood star was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday by a Jodphur trial court in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case. The court, however, “acquitted four other actors — Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre — and a local travel agent, Dushyant Singh,...
Smriti Irani

Plugged-In: Govt tracking journalists, CBSE leak, and CJI impeachment

The government may be able to track journalists’ movements in and out of government buildings and offices through the use of RFID cards
A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Plugged-In: Modi versus Smriti Irani, freedom of the press, and Supreme Court’s firm stand

A 24×7 blur of headlines, breaking news and shouting matches, notifications and pop-ups — ThePrint brings to you the news, views and opinions that matter.
Police personnel lathicharge on an activist during the 'Bharat Bandh' by Dalit organisations, in Varanasi Monday. | PTI

Plugged-In: Blacklisting journalists, Dalit protests, and Kejriwal’s apologies

9 people were killed and hundreds injured as protests by Dalits shook north India Monday. Six people were killed in Madhya Pradesh, two in Uttar Pradesh, and one in Rajasthan
Kashmir militancy

Plugged-In: Kashmir’s deadliest clashes in years, ISRO power failure, Dalit History Month

In the Valley of death: 12 militants, 4 civilians, and 3 jawans have been killed in Kashmir encounters. These numbers haunt the front pages of all major dailies

On Camera


Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal | PTI/ANI

Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif have pulled off the greatest Bollywood ‘heist’

How to be private people in a 24x7 online world? Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif just pulled off an impossible feat.

Billionaire backed FabIndia seeks Rs 3,770 crore in IPO

FabIndia aims to submit its draft red herring prospectus as soon as early next year. Its IPO will largely consist of investors selling existing shares.


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in New Delhi Monday | ANI

Why Rajnath raised China’s Ladakh aggression at 2+2 dialogue with Beijing’s friend Russia

India and Russia’s maiden 2+2 dialogue comes at a time when New Delhi’s ties with Washington are on an upswing while its oldest ally — Moscow — gets closer to Beijing.   

Yes, UPA’s dead. But here’s what Mamata, PK are saying about Congress & why that’s right too

Even in its second successive annihilation by BJP, Congress retained a solid block of 20% votes. That’s why all of BJP’s victims want the Congress at the core of their challenge.