Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: Condom

Janhit Mein Jaari is a great ‘could have been’ film about condoms. That is a sheer loss

In Janhit Mein Jaari, Nushrratt Bharuccha plays a woman who has to sell condoms in a small town in MP.

Why is India’s condom usage so low? First ‘condomology’ report notes social factors

Citing data from NFHS 4, the report says nearly 80% of men aged between 20 and 24 did not use a contraceptive with their last sexual partner.

Bihar Health Department distributes condoms among migrant workers

A health department official said that lakhs of migrant labourers returning home are being counselled and equipped them with tools to avoid unwanted pregnancies.

Trains, buses resume but students of JNU, DU, BHU, AMU are wary of going back home

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

Lockdown condom sales dip after early surge but that doesn’t mean Indians aren’t having sex

Not only condoms, contraceptive sales have also fallen across the board. Experts say there are many reasons why.

Thai condom firm to raise output to overcome looming global shortage

Thai Nippon Rubber Industry expects to produce as many as 1.9 billion condoms this year, up 27% from its average annual output.

World is running out of condoms due to coronavirus lockdown

Condom demand is growing in 'double digits' as govts issue stay-at-home notices and many people abstain from having children due to the uncertain future.

भारत का पहला ‘सेक्सी’ कंडोम विज्ञापन और उसकी खट्टी-मीठी यादें

भारत में कंडोम के पहले विज्ञापन पर विज्ञापनगुरु अलिक पदमसी की टिप्पणी और दर्शकों की प्रतिक्रिया

How India reacted to its first ‘sexy’ condom ad

Ad guru Alyque Padamsee talks about how the first condom ad in India came to be and the audience reaction to it.

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Mohan Bhagwat

Mohan Bhagwat’s right — no word wounds Hindus like kafir does

In South Africa, the word kaffir, as the blacks were pejoratively called, has been outlawed. It's time India too bans 'kafir'.
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.


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.