Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicGunjan Saxena

Topic: Gunjan Saxena

Delhi HC tells Centre and filmmakers to sort out issues over movie ‘Gunjan Saxena’

The Delhi High Court also refused to pass any interim order to restrain the release of movie in theatres.

Zee, NewsX recall 1962 India-China war legacy, Arnab takes on Gunjan Saxena filmmakers

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Govt says Gunjan Saxena portrays IAF in ‘negative light’, HC refuses stay on streaming for now

Hearing petition flied by defence ministry and IAF, Delhi HC has issued notices to producer and directors of Gunjan Saxena film, Zee, Netflix.

‘Are our institutions so weak?’ — Delhi HC junks plea seeking stay on Gunjan Saxena film

The HC said 'shoulders of the armed forces' are broad enough to protect its reputation and questioned the legal basis for claiming that IAF has to be shown in a good light.

Reader View: Filmmakers can change historical facts, but within reason

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How Gunjan Saxena made me a ‘bechari’ from being a strong woman in my daughters’ eyes

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

Gunjan Saxena on Netflix was ‘Bharat Ki Beti’, until facts came tumbling out

The Netflix movie on the life and tenure of retired IAF officer Gunjan Saxena has been roiled by controversy since the release of its trailer.

I trained IAF’s 1st batch of women pilots. ‘Gunjan Saxena’ gets a lot wrong

When the first batch of women pilots arrived at the Air Force Station at Yelahanka in 1994, they were treated no differently by the IAF. Unlike what ‘Gunjan Saxena’ shows.

Karan Johar isn’t aware of IAF’s best traditions. Explains why ‘Gunjan Saxena’ went wrong

Karan Johar must introspect, apologise and delete the scenes from the movie which show that the IAF mistreats women officers.

Gunjan Saxena on Netflix made me a bechari, from being a strong woman in my daughters’ eyes

Every scene in 'Gunjan Saxena — The Kargil Girl' that was laced with gender bias evoked sympathy from my daughters, writes retired Army officer Captain Shikha Saxena.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.