Sunday, 21 October, 2018

Talk Point

Air India

Air India staff falls off plane: Is a flight mishap waiting to happen or fear exaggerated?

An airhostess with Air India fell off the craft that was getting ready for departure Monday at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. The inci...
MeToo

How did you react when people you looked up to were named in India’s #MeToo?

With #MeToo hitting India, several popular names from entertainment and media industry have been accused of sexual harassment by women. ThePrint asks: How di...

CJI Gogoi’s no leave formula for judges: Fighting backlog in courts or mere rhetoric?

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has asked chief justices and high court judges to not take leaves on working days to tackle the backlog of cases in the Indi...

Is mandatory clause a smoking gun to make Rafale BJP’s Bofors or an opposition stretch?

French investigative journal Mediapart has accessed an “internal document” of Dassault Aviation, the makers of the Rafale jets. It states the firm’s joint ventu...

Nitin Gadkari says Modi-led BJP overpromised: Cracks in party or 2019 course-correction?

A clip tweeted by Congress president Rahul Gandhi showed senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari admitting that the BJP rode to power on the back of several “tall promi...

Centre’s IAS officers shortage: Need for lateral entry of experts or should states fix gap?

The Modi government only has 34 per cent of the IAS officers it should ideally have. The Centre relies on states for its IAS cadre, but the latter is also facin...

Migrants attacked in Gujarat: Mumbai-like anger for workers or reaction to minor’s rape?

Migrant workers, mostly from UP and Bihar, are reportedly fleeing Gujarat after 15 of them were attacked in the backlash against the rape of a 14-month-old girl...
Illustration by ThePrint team

Enough Slumdog Millionaire, when will Hollywood make Crazy Rich Asians for Indians?

American rom-com drama Crazy Rich Asians directed by Jon M. Chu released in India this week. After The Joy Luck Club, it was the first major Hollywood film to h...

Utsav Chakraborty harassment cases: Wake up call for comedians or social media shaming?

Comedian Utsav Chakraborty, who has worked with the All India Bakchod (AIB), has been accused of sexual harassment. Some senior members of the stand-up comic in...

BJP wins 60 seats in Kashmir: Opposition boycott undermining democracy or letting BJP grow?

The BJP has won 60 municipal wards unopposed in the urban local body election of Jammu and Kashmir. The result comes after two main regional parties of the stat...
Jawaharlal Nehru

How India asked for trouble in 1962

Jawaharlal Nehru’s ambitions for India came crashing down because he did not match his aspirations with hard power.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Supreme Court cannot become the priest between Indians and their Gods

Sabarimala verdict is an example of why the Supreme Court shouldn't intervene in religion.