Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicMithun Chakraborty

Topic: Mithun Chakraborty

The unusual friendship between Mithun Chakraborty and Balasaheb Thackeray

In 'Mithun Chakraborty: The Dada of Bollywood' journalist Ram Kamal Mukherjee traces the personal, professional and political story of the actor.

‘Vikas vs Bikash’ in battle for Bengal, and Buckingham Palace drops the ball

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

BJP betting on Mithun Chakraborty betrays desperation

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

‘Hand-picked by RSS chief’, Mithun Chakraborty expected to play ‘big role’ in Bengal BJP

Mithun Chakraborty’s induction into BJP comes as party looks to challenge Trinamool Congress in 2021 assembly elections, with sights set on forming first-ever govt in Bengal.

How BJP is using Sourav Ganguly, Mithun & Prosenjit to build popularity in Bengal

Over the past 2 months, photos of top BJP-RSS leaders with the three Bengali icons has gone viral on social media, with experts calling it ‘attempts by BJP to build acceptability’. 

Disco Dancer and the era of disco featuring Bappi Lahiri

Bappi Lahiri’s iconic music electrified an entire generation and continues to inspire old-school disco diehards.

Mithun Chakraborty meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, buzz in Bengal about his political jump

Former TMC MP Mithun Chakraborty, who resigned in 2016, had an hour-long meeting with Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur Thursday.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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