Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicModi letter

Topic: Modi letter

Bihar lawyer behind FIR against 49 celebrities for Modi letter had targeted Bachchan, Lalu

Sudhir Kumar Ojha, 50, has attempted to drag multiple celebrities to court over issues as diverse as Bollywood smooching scenes & junk food ads.

Modi’s fear of narrative is our insurance against his excesses

If the letter by intellectuals didn’t affect Modi, it wouldn’t have received a counter-attack.

Shah Rukh, Aamir and Salman now starring in ‘Silence of the Khans’ under Modi rule

Maybe it’s not the Khans’ job to speak up, maybe their job is to sit in vanity vans while hate consumes India.

Manmohan Singh: When Bruce Banner becomes Hulk

Manmohan Singh's scathing letter to Narendra Modi may not be as uncharacteristic as it seems. The usually level-headed politician has been stern with his statements many times.

On Camera

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The plea was earlier dismissed by the High Court | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Modi govt will have to wait on All India Judicial Services. Top judiciary main opposition

AIJS aims to draw better talent to the district and subordinate judiciary but the higher judiciary does not want to give assertion over the lower courts.
A Life Insurance Corporation building in Kolkata, India | Bloomberg

Inside the all-out campaign to prepare for LIC’s mega IPO

A knock-out listing could see LIC raise as much as $10 billion from the IPO with a minimum dilution of 5%. That would make it the third biggest globally involving an insurer.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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