Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicMilind Soman

Topic: Milind Soman

Fuss over Ranveer Singh’s nude photos isn’t a first, Milind Soman-Madhu Sapre ad is a reminder

A 1995 advertisement for the shoe brand courted controversy for featuring nude photographs of the two models. The brain behind the campaign was advertising legend Elsie Nanji.

India insults women’s modesty in a million ways. Ranveer Singh’s nude photoshoot isn’t one

Ranveer Singh challenges traditional, desi toxic masculinity. His nude photoshoot for Paper magazine attracting an FIR in Mumbai is hardly surprising.

FIR against Milind Soman as he runs naked on Goa beach, charged for ‘promoting obscenity’

Soman had shared a picture on Instagram which showed him running nude on a beach to mark his 55th birthday. The model was booked after a political outfit lodged a complaint.

Captain Vyom — India’s very own sci-fi superhero who came to life on Doordarshan

More than 20 years since it aired, the show, starring Milind Soman, will soon be adapted into a web series and five-part movie.

My memories of being in RSS shakha are very different: Milind Soman

In his memoir, Made in India, Milind Soman writes about how being part of the RSS shakha at young age was like being in a ‘desi Scouts’ movement.

On Camera

YourTurn

Priyanka and Sonia Gandhi at a Congress rally in Amethi in June 1991. It was at this rally that Sonia fired the first salvo at the P.V. Narasimha Rao government of going slow on the probe into Rajiv Gandhi's assassination | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Sonia Gandhi still doesn’t get that meaning of power has changed in India

Sonia Gandhi’s sin is thinking that any Congress leader would prefer president post over CM chair.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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