Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Talk Point

smita prakash

Rahul Gandhi mocks Smita Prakash: Journalists under attack or part of partisan politics?

Rahul Gandhi is now the target of much ire for calling ANI editor Smita Prakash a ‘pliable journalist’ and describing her interview with Prime Minister Narendra...
sabarimala

Sabarimala cleaned after women enter: Faith in tradition or resistance to change?

Authorities temporarily shut down and cleaned the sanctum sanctorum of Sabarimala after two women below 50-years of age visited it in the early hours of Wednesd...
trolls

Are trolls the new ombudsman or are they a nuisance Indian media has to live with?

In 2018, trolling and online harassment continued to rise on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. Journalists were at the receiving end of much of ...
Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Which Bollywood actor delivered the worst performance in 2018?

While 2018 was a good year for many deserving actors in Bollywood - like Vicky Kaushal, Rajkummar Rao, Tapsee Pannu and Ayushmann Khurrana - there were many per...
netflix india

Which was the most underrated Netflix show of 2018?

ThePrint team curates a list of must-watch Netflix shows from 2018 that you can binge on before the year ends.
IT rules

MHA snoop order & bid to amend IT rules: China-like clampdown or tracking unlawful content?

An MHA order last week authorised 10 government agencies to scan data on computers. This was followed by the Modi government's proposal to amend the Information...
Meghalaya

Indians prayed for Thai cave rescue, but why no outrage for Meghalaya’s trapped miners?

Rescue workers have been trying to reach the coal miners trapped in east Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya since 13 December. The rescue team has been requesting sophi...

Akalis deface Rajiv Gandhi statue: Poll ploy or revival of call for justice post-Sajjan case?

Two Akali Dal youth leaders were arrested for blackening a bust of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in Ludhiana to protest against his alleged complicity in t...
netaji

Modi govt to give Indian names to Andaman islands: Erasing colonial past or political ploy?

The Modi government has decided to give 'Indian names' to three Andaman islands. Havelock Island will be renamed Swaraj Dweep, Neil Island as Shaheed Dweep and ...
trs

Is K. Chandrashekar Rao’s non-Congress, non-BJP front a 2019 fantasy or can it beat Modi?

Fresh from his win in Telangana, TRS chief K. Chandrashekar Rao is now on a seven-day tour to various states with an aim to build a ‘non-Congress, non-BJP’ fede...
Chandrababu Naidu, Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav and others | PTI

Anti-BJP alliance is like Shiv ji ki baraat without a groom—and Modi knows it

India is mushrooming with Deve Gowda wannabes because being a former prime minister is better than being a former chief minister.