Wednesday, 21 February, 2018

Talk Point

Talk Point: Does the Aziz Ansari incident show that you need...

The question of sexual consent and women’s agency have resurfaced after a woman anonymously called out Aziz Ansari’s sexually aggressive behavior during a date. ThePrint asks experts to weigh in.

Talk Point: How is Pakistan reacting to the Israel-India bromance?

Graphic showing Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in India on a historic, maiden visit and is expected to sign nine commercial agreements. Experts weigh in on how this impacts Pakistan.

Talk Point: Are the checks and balances in the Indian judiciary...

In an unprecedented move, four judges– Justices Chelameswar, Gogoi, Lokur and Joseph- held a press conference. Experts weigh in on what it means.

Talk Point: Is SEBI’s ban on PwC over the Satyam scandal...

On Wednesday, SEBI banned PwC and all its audit firms from auditing any listed company in India for two years, after finding it guilty in the Satyam scam.

Talk Point: Will India ever have a leader with guts to...

A girl preparing for examinations
CBSE board exams put students, parents and teachers under immense pressure. Is it time to do away with the system and consider alternatives instead?

TalkPoint: Does it make sense for India’s private sector to venture...

As the moon-landing proposal of private space start-up TeamIndus hits a new financial roadblock, experts weigh in on the question.

TalkPoint: Did the BCCI’s home series against Sri Lanka hurt the...

Indian batsmen crumbled in the face of South Africa’s lethal bowling attack. Newlands’ bouncy pitches added insult to injury to the team.

TalkPoint: Are the fears over the security of Aadhaar overblown?

A graphic showing a representational image of an Aadhaar card
The latest controversy over Aadhaar details being sold for as little as Rs 500 has once again raised concerns about the safety of information with UIDAI.

England had shown in India how it’s done – visitors need...

Indian cricket team members together
It’s a modern truism that major test teams win handsomely at home and lose equally badly when they tour overseas.

Teams have to adapt to all conditions, and India’s domestic tweaks...

There is hardship in playing overseas and that is both the challenge and charm of cricket. The pitches, weather and conditions vary from country to country.
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta.

TalkPoint: Is it impossible to fix India’s disastrous PSU banks?

Experts weigh in on the astounding 11,000 crore fraud in Punjab National Bank and how it reflects on the state of public sector banks in India.
Illustration by Peali Dezine on bank privatisation

If Modi wants a real legacy, he must undo Indira Gandhi’s disastrous bank nationalisation

From Jimmy Nagarwala’s Rs 60 lakh from SBI to Nirav Modi’s Rs 11,000 crore-plus from PNB, India has a 47-year record of scams in govt banks. Why do all govts still love them?

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