Monday, 3 October, 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

File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
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

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

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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