Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicBarkha Dutt

Topic: Barkha Dutt

Has India moved on from failures of Covid times? Barkha Dutt’s book reminds us of the tragedy

Journalist Barkha Dutt's deeply analytical book 'To Hell and Back' tells us why so many Indians died, when they could have been saved. Here are some things she reminds us of.

The Covid pallbearers — How Indians across religion and caste worked to give the dead dignity

In ‘To Hell and Back’, Barkha Dutt writes about how Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christian pallbearers were the handymen tasked to repair the broken bits of our humanity.

Twitter handle of Barkha Dutt’s Mojo Story among 8 booked for ‘fake news’ on Unnao deaths

Journalist Barkha Dutt said the use of IPC sections that are punishable with prison is 'pure intimidation' and that she is ready to face the case in court.

Only way to give back is to tell a powerful story: Inside Barkha Dutt’s 84-day Covid journey

Barkha Dutt has been on the road covering the Covid crisis and the migrant exodus even before India was locked down. And she’s far from done.

‘Absurd, disservice‘ — how women are reacting to Tharoor’s petition on menstrual leave

While Barkha Dutt argued 'menstrual leave ghettoises women', Shama Mohamed said women can do whatever a man does at his workplace during their menstrual cycles.

These are the 3 Indian journalists most followed on Twitter by fellow journalists

The study conducted by University of Michigan also found that historian Ramachandra Guha was the most followed ‘public intellectual’ by journalists.

King Khan’s Twitter Q&A, Barkha Dutt’s ‘grafitti gyaan’ & the royal Fevicol ad

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Kapil Sibal tells court he will try mediation with Barkha Dutt over Tiranga TV dispute

Senior journalist Barkha Dutt had filed a case demanding Rs 74 lakh in damages after Kapil Sibal and wife Promila Sibal shut down Tiranga TV in July 2019.

Barkha Dutt takes Kapil Sibal, wife to court over Tiranga TV, wants Rs 74 lakh in damages

News channel Tiranga TV shut down in July, 6 months after launch. Barkha Dutt's plea claims she was assured channel would function for at least 2 years.

Barkha Dutt slams Sibals as turmoil in Tiranga TV blows up. Channel says not shutting down

Fired staff demanding 3-month payout. English news channel, promoted by Congress leader Kapil Sibal, was launched in January 2019.

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Tame subsidies, hike fees for govt services — Centre’s tips to states to slash deficit

At a meeting with chief secretaries of states, Union Finance Secretary T.V. Somanathan made a presentation that highlighted a worrying rise in debt in some states.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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