Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicLata Mangeshkar

Topic: Lata Mangeshkar

‘Lataji was happy after Ram Temple bhoomi poojan,’ PM Modi opens singer’s memorial in Ayodhya

The memorial has a giant statue of a veena, carved out of a single rock.

Remembering Mehdi Hassan—ghazal ‘shahenshah’ who had legion of fans both sides of the border

Mehdi Hassan blurred the lines between folk, classical, and popular music to weave his brand of music. Ab Ke Hum Bichhde, Ranjish Hi Sahi are testimony to it.

After Oscars, Grammy Awards 2022 ‘In Memoriam’ section skipped Lata Mangeshkar, Bappi Lahiri

Disappointed fans called out the Grammys for honouring 'only American music', claim the event felt 'futile and insignificant'.

‘Dil ki nazar se’ — Singers from India, Pakistan bring back a Lata-Mukesh classic 

Indian youtuber Paushali Sahu and Farrukh Javed, an amateur singer from Lahore record duet from Anari (1959). It’s a hit on Twitter, where users praise their ‘magical’ performance.

Lata Mangeshkar had ‘truly been voice of the subcontinent’, UN chief Guterres condoles demise

Guterres expressed his condolences to Mangeshkar's family and to the people of India, his deputy spokesman said.

Congress responsible for Sikh massacre, humiliating family of Goa’s Lata Mangeshkar, says Modi

PM Modi continued his scathing attack on Congress in Parliament for the second day, this time in Rajya Sabha. His 90-minute speech also had references to poll-bound Punjab & Goa.

Silent tributes as India’s nightingale departs for heaven, while ‘betis’ face off on Earth

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Shah Rukh Khan didn’t ‘spit’ at Lata Mangeshkar’s funeral. This is what his gesture meant

After Shah Rukh Khan read a ‘dua’ next to mortal remains of Lata Mangeshkar, several Twitter users including Haryana BJP leader Arun Yadav questioned if the actor spat.

What is a ‘state funeral’, significance of the mourning period & national flag flown at half-mast

After Lata Mangeshkar’s demise, the home ministry declared that the legendary singer will be accorded a ‘state funeral’ & the national flag will be flown at half-mast for two days.

PM Modi to visit Mumbai to pay last respects to Lata Mangeshkar

Mangeshkar died Sunday morning due to multiple organ failure. A two-day state mourning will be observed on the demise of the legendary singer on 6 and 7 February.

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Rahul Gandhi addresses a gathering in Mysuru, Karnataka | PTI

Six reasons why Bharat Jodo Yatra isn’t simply a routine political ‘tamasha’

As in football, so in politics: Ball possession matters. So much so that even the troubles in Rajasthan couldn’t derail the positivity of the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at 6th Indian Mobile Congress 1 October 2022 | Representational image | The Print

Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

Analysis of govt data shows that while price of mobile data is one-twentieth of what it was 6 yrs ago, LPG price is up 73%, atta prices up by over 28%.


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Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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.