Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicAnupama Chopra

Topic: Anupama Chopra

Deepika at JNU: Promoting Chhapaak or breaking Bollywood stars’ safe silence on politics?

The star joins a handful of Bollywood celebrities, such as Zoya Akhtar, Swara Bhasker, Anurag Kashyap, Sonam Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, who have spoken against the violence.

Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani denies allegations of sexual assault 

A woman who calls herself "an assistant" in the film Sanju had claimed that Hirani sexually abused her more than once between March and September 2018.

Celebrities in Pakistan openly support school girls’s #MeToo. Bollywood can learn

#MeToo is not just a celebrity movement, it’s a powerful tool to call for action and Pakistan is showing us the way.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan: Imran Khan's Instagram account hacked, doubious crypto link posted

Imran Khan’s becoming costly for Pakistan govt. But army won’t completely remove him from scene

Imran Khan is so tuned into Pakistan’s domestic politics, he sees foreign policy more as a ploy. That’s why he can surprise his rally audience with a Jaishankar video.

India’s ‘salaried class’ shrank during Covid, Muslims hit hardest, govt data suggests

India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.

Defence

The two frigates under construction at Yantar shipyard in Russia | Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Not dependent on Ukraine for engines, want to be part of Make in India initiative, says Russia

India had procured gas turbine engines from Ukraine & handed over to Russia to install them on the Admiral Grigorovich-class guided-missile stealth frigates being made for the Navy.
NI 13.08

Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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