Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicMohammad Rafi

Topic: Mohammad Rafi

Forget Dilip Kumar, ‘Madhuban mein Radhika’ is now a club dance number starring Sunny Leone

The song only rearranges and uses the phrase ‘Naache madhuban mein Radhika’ from the classic, but it has got viewers’ attention, and some brickbats for ‘hurting Hindu sentiments’.

Pakistanis can’t get over ’70s Bollywood. Junaid Safdar’s viral wedding song is proof

Social media users and celebrities, including Mehr Tarar, couldn't get enough of Safdar's rendition of 'Kya Hua Tera Wada' at his wedding.

On Camera

YourTurn

Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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