Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicMother India

Topic: Mother India

Bollywood’s bechari maa is back. In TV serials like Anupamaa and Indiawaali Maa this time

StarPlus serials Anupamaa and Shaadi Mubarak, and SonyLIV’s Indiawaali Maa have brought back the ‘bechari maa’ after three decades of the ‘bechari bahu’ phase.

An actor, mother, social worker – Nargis Dutt was far more than Mother India

At the peak of her fame, Nargis left the industry to raise a family and eventually dedicated her life to the cause of spastic children.

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

The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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