Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicAnna movement

Topic: Anna movement

Bollywood isn’t dead. But there’s panic everywhere in Mumbai

From tea stalls in Bulandshahr and Khurja to armchair critics on Twitter and OTT gluttons on their couches, the ominous whispers of a decaying Bollywood are growing louder and louder.

Manmohan Singh blundered with Anna movement. Modi is making the same mistake with farmers

The farmers’ movement is not about Punjab, middlemen or just about MSP. It’s a much deeper anguish.

We, the thieving people

Give us a chosen few of ‘unimpeachable’ integrity,arm them with the most undemocratic law made outside Parliament.

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As The Indian Express editor for nearly 19 years, I have been the biggest beneficiary of its freedom and space, and National Interest has run uninterrupted barring some short periods of intellectual boredom.

Ears wide shut

For a government so endowed with modern, mostly foreign-educated offspring of old party stalwarts, it is phenomenally inadequate when it comes to dealing with protests.

On Camera

YourTurn

A video of police personnel flogging Muslim men in Kheda | Twitter

Why it’s easier to call Kheda police violence ‘Talibanisation’ than ‘Hindutvaisation’

A refusal to call the wrong by its name is more a sin of omission than commission. Look at the police flogging of Muslim men in Gujarat’s Kheda.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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