Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicDemocracy Wall

Topic: Democracy Wall

For a leader to rise in a democracy, it’s a game of Test cricket & not T-20: Shekhar Gupta

Speaking at ThePrint’s Democracy Wall, Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta also says a leader needs to seize the opportunity to be a challenger.

Would happily play a character whose politics is not in sync with mine: Actor Rasika Dugal

Speaking at ThePrint’s Democracy Wall, actor Rasika Dugal speaks about personal politics, her ideal role and female characters in the industry.

Cornering Mamata Banerjee in 2021 assembly polls won’t be easy. BJP lacks a pan-Bengal face

If the question, “If not Modi, who?” worked for the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, then “If not Didi, who?” may come to haunt it in West Bengal in 2021.

Encounter perhaps only way to teach lesson to rape-accused, says Sena’s Priyanka Chaturvedi 

On citizenship Act, Shiv Sena’s deputy leader Priyanka Chaturvedi says her party made it clear in Lok Sabha the bill is divisive and, therefore, they walked out in Rajya Sabha.

Even most prolific film actors can’t do what stage actors can, says actor Shriya Pilgaonkar

At Democracy Wall, actor Shriya Pilgaonkar says even if a country’s economy is thriving but its women are not safe, there is no point.

Rename MNREGA Nathuram Godse REGA, but get work done: Congress’ Gourav Vallabh to BJP

Speaking at ThePrint's Democracy Wall event, Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh said Congress failed to communicate its NYAY plan to voters.

Modi govt is clueless about Indian economy, lacks talent to fix it, says Shekhar Gupta

At ThePrint’s Democracy Wall in Sonipat, Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta spoke on a wide range of topics — free speech, Pakistan & Delhi’s notorious smog.

Would want to see more celebrities grow a spine and have an opinion: Sona Mohapatra

Speaking at ThePrint's Democracy Wall, Sona Mohapatra says people should be more vocal and be able to express themselves clearly about issues.

Most youths turn to porn to seek information about sex, says rights activist Vithika Yadav

At a Democracy Wall event, human rights activist Vithika Yadav says her website ‘Love Matters’ is blocked by most social media platforms as it talks about sex.

Either speak up & perish or say nothing & die anyway. I choose the first: RJ Sayema Rahman

Speaking at ThePrint's Democracy Wall event, RJ Sayema Rahman says her 'radio identity' isn't attached to her religion.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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