Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicAbhijit Iyer Mitra

Topic: Abhijit Iyer Mitra

India’s Right-wing doesn’t mind different voices within. That’s what separates it from Left

Pondy Lit Fest organiser disagrees with Abhijit Iyer-Mitra’s observation that India’s Right needs a ‘binding glue’ to take on narratives set by the Left.

Barkha Dutt, my Right-wing friends helped me without seeking publicity: Abhijit Iyer-Mitra

I’m not a victim and will never adopt the professional victimhood you, Barkha Dutt, seek refuge in so often. 

What if Barkha Dutt had joked about Konark Temple’s erotica instead of Abhijit Iyer Mitra?

What if Barkha Dutt had joked about Konark Temple’s erotica instead of Abhijit Iyer Mitra?

The most undeserving man is on his way to becoming a free speech martyr in India

The Right-wing’s use of draconian anti-free speech laws comes home to roost.

No, Odisha isn’t North Korea, it can’t jail people for jokes

The 50-word Edit — ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

SC rejects bail for journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra for derogatory remarks on Sun Temple

The apex court observed that Mitra's remarks invited religious sentiments and dismissed his plea.

On Camera

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File photo of PM Narendra Modi with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa in New Delhi | Bloomberg

Sri Lanka in ‘debt trap’, India’s response shows pushback against China has begun

While China waits for a Hambantota Port-like 'takeover' of Colombo port city, India has responded with great alacrity to Sri Lanka’s financial needs.
A Life Insurance Corporation building in Kolkata, India | Bloomberg

Inside the all-out campaign to prepare for LIC’s mega IPO

A knock-out listing could see LIC raise as much as $10 billion from the IPO with a minimum dilution of 5%. That would make it the third biggest globally involving an insurer.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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