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Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, ThePrint, at the Democracy Wall in Pune Tuesday

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.
Actor Rasika Dugal at ThePrint's Democracy Wall | Photography team of SCMC, Pune

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.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee | PTI

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.
Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi at ThePrint's Democracy wall in Kolkata | ThePrint

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.
Shriya Pilgaonkar at ThePrint's Democracy Wall in Kolkata | ThePrint

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.
Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh at ThePrint's Democracy Wall initiative | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

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.
Editor-in-chief of ThePrint Shekhar Gupta at Democracy Wall event in Sonipat Monday | ThePrint

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.
Sona Mohapatra at ThePrint's Democracy Wall event

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.
Human rights activist & founder of 'Love matters' website Vithinka Yadav at Democracy Wall event in Sonipat | ThePrint

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.
Sayema Rahman

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.

On Camera

Plastic pollution in water bodies

Banning glitter is not going to save the oceans

Humans release 1.5 million tons of primary microplastics into the ocean annually, a sum equivalent to one disgorged plastic bag for every person each week.

Karnataka High Court stops Franklin Templeton debt funds closure without investor consent

Franklin Templeton shut six of its fixed-income and credit-risk funds run in India in April, locking in Rs 308 billion of investor monies following a liquidity crisis.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.