Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicBlackLivesMatter

Topic: BlackLivesMatter

‘You guys know who you are’: Ex-West Indies skipper Darren Sammy alleges racism during IPL

The Saint Lucian cricketer posted a video on Instagram, alleging he was called ‘kalu’ by his team members but did not know then what it meant.

DIY mask tutorial for UK, and China’s anthem sing-along

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Should Twitter, FB censor world leaders like Trump or remain platforms for freedom of speech?

Earlier, Twitter issued a fact-checking warning on Trump's controversial tweet threatening Minneapolis protesters.

Chinese not on Indian territory is a lie of actual control. PLA has breached the LAC

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Bengaluru cop files FIR against journalist Aakar Patel for ‘trying to incite’ US-like protests

Journalist and former Amnesty International India head Aakar Patel had shared a post on Twitter which showed thousands protesting the killing of George Floyd in the US.

Taylor Swift calls out Trump for stoking ‘fires of white supremacy’ over Minneapolis protests

Protests erupted in Minneapolis after police killed a black man. President Trump tweeted 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts'.

Indians who support Kapil Mishra are saying #BlackLivesMatter. Let that sink in

Even celebrities like Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra love some low-stake social media solidarity. But to do justice to George Floyd, we must fix our own house first.

On Camera

YourTurn

Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

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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