Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicMehboob Khan

Topic: Mehboob Khan

Begum Akhtar joined films against her ustad’s wishes. Then a spat with Mehboob made her leave

In 'Akhtari', Iqbal Rizvi, along with some of Begum Akhtar's closest friends and associates, reminisce her eventful life, music, and contribution to cinema.

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 Camera

YourTurn

Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.

Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms

The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.
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