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Chetan Bhagat likes the three-language formula, Swara Bhasker says Article 15 ‘gives her hope’

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.
A poster of the movie Article 15

Anger was the reason I made Article 15, plot was just a tool, writes Anubhav Sinha

I did not expect this kind of popular reaction from Article 15. Ayushmann Khurrana always believed it would.
A film still from Article 15 | YouTube

Ayushmann Khurrana’s Article 15 wants you to believe caste system came from outer space

No matter how many Ambedkar statues it shows, Article 15 doesn’t call out the continued Brahmin hegemony in power circles.
A still from Article 15. | YouTube

Article 15 takes off on Badaun, Una cases, stirs debate on depiction of trauma in Bollywood

ThePrint speaks to filmmakers, victims' families and psychologists to understand why films on real-life traumas are made and their possible impact.
A film still from Article 15 | YouTube

Ayushmann Khurrana’s Article 15 will make ‘upper’ castes uneasy – as it should

Anubhav Sinha’s Article 15 has all the ingredients of a good film, but stops short of being great.
Ayushmann Khurrana in Article 15 | YouTube screengrab

6 things an anti-caste woke must be mindful of in Ayushmann Khurrana’s new film Article 15

The movie ignores the fact that caste has changed its location and now resides in top universities and power corridors of the country.
Supreme Court of India

Disappointed with govt for leaving Section 377 decision to ‘court’s wisdom’ : Justice Chandrachud

The SC Judge, who was part of bench that decided to decriminalise gay sex, questioned the government for not taking a call on sensitive issues such as the recent challenge to Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.
Expanding Article 15 to end discrimination against disabled people

Expanding Article 15 to include discrimination against disabled people

From GST to buses, trains and flights, policies ignoring the disabled community constitute active discrimination.

On Camera

Representational photos | Hindu priests perform evening prayers at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi | Kanishka Sonthalia/Bloomberg

Want to preserve secularism in India? Well, preserve the Hindu ethos first

Secularism in the Indian context would mean maintaining equidistance from  all religions. Unfortunately, that equidistance never happened.
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Mukesh Ambani is now world’s fourth richest man, overtakes Europe’s wealthiest

Reliance's shares have more than doubled from a low in March as its digital unit got billions in investments from companies including Facebook Inc. and Google.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Artillery guns, assault rifles, AFVs — Here’s a list of 101 items MoD won’t import in future

Contracts worth almost Rs 4 lakh crore will be placed with the domestic industry within the next six to seven years.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.