Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Talk Point

India Australia

Virat Kohli’s Team India best bet to beat Australia or are we taking home team for granted?

Virat Kohli’s Team India is gearing up to take on a not-so-formidable Australian team, playing without their star batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner. Cricket ...
smash brahmin patriarchy

Twitter’s apology a cop out or was CEO Jack Dorsey wrong to hold Brahmin-patriarchy poster?

A photo of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey holding a poster that said ‘Smash Brahminal Patriarchy’ triggered social media outrage after Right-wing ideologues called it ...
amritsar attack

Do Amritsar & Kashmir violence signal internal security crisis like ‘90s under Ajit Doval?

Three people were killed in a grenade attack at a Nirankari prayer hall in Amritsar Sunday. The same day, a terrorist attack at a CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir...
poo

Should Netflix relaunch an overly vain Poo played by Kareena Kapoor?

According to reports, Kareena Kapoor is in talks with entertainment giant Netflix to reprise her iconic character Poo from 2001 film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in a new series.
Illustration by Manas Gurung

Can Maharashtra backward panel report pacify angry Maratha or is it start of a long battle?

Devendra Fadnavis has indicated that his government will implement the long-pending demand for a quota by the Marathas.
Illustration by Manas Gurung/ThePrint

Is cancelling TM Krishna’s music concert right of organisers or sign of Hindu intolerance?

Carnatic maestro T.M. Krishna’s upcoming music concert in Delhi was cancelled after the organiser— Airports Authority of India— faced a massive backlash and abu...
rafale

Is Supreme Court right in making Rafale more urgent over Sabarimala and Ram Mandir?

The Supreme Court Wednesday resumed hearing the pleas seeking a court-monitored investigation into the Rafale deal. The top court has deferred the ruling on the...

SC panel wants non-CNG vehicles banned on Delhi’s smog days: Practical or knee-jerk idea?

The environment pollution prevention and control authority (EPCA) appointed by the Supreme Court has suggested a ban on all non-CNG vehicles on Delhi roads on d...
Madhya Pradesh

Congress promises restrictions on RSS shakhas in MP: Cynical poll ploy or hard secularism?

The Congress party in its manifesto for Madhya Pradesh has vowed to ban government employees from attending RSS shakhas or using government property for their m...
Baba Ramdev

Can Levi’s compete with Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali sanskari ripped jeans in India?

Baba Ramdev inaugurated Patanjali’s first apparel store ‘Patanjali Paridhan’ in Delhi last week. The 4,000 sq ft store sells everything from saffron langots to ...
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...

Modi’s BJP is not just Congress + cow, but it is Congress + cow + Indira Gandhi

Young Indians bought new hope & optimism of Brand Modi in 2014. Now they're confused & angry as BJP government turns out to be Indira-era Congress, plus a cow.