Tuesday, 17 May, 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

YourTurn is our new weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.

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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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.