Monday, 24 January, 2022
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Congress MP-led commission threatened to throw Omprakash Mehra off the 4th-floor for Delhi-6

Filmmaker recounts his descent into alcoholism and depression after the first cut of Delhi-6 was declared a commercial flop.

Directors & Officers insurance — significance, complexities & why the policy is needed

Directors & Officers policy acts as a lifeline for directors and senior officers providing coverage for loss arising from claims made during policy period.

Mehboob Khan, director of ‘Mother India’ who actually wanted to be actor

On his 55th death anniversary, ThePrint recalls the career of Mehboob Khan, a ‘son of soil’ legend who believed in Nehruvian socialism.

On Shakti Samanta’s birth anniversary, a toast to his depiction of ‘amar prem’

Shakti Samanta, born this day in 1926, was a farsighted film-maker who celebrated different kinds of love.

On Camera

YourTurn

Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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