Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicNeeraj Ghaywan

Topic: Neeraj Ghaywan

A Dalit lead who isn’t honour killing or inter-caste love victim. It takes a Neeraj Ghaywan

Bollywood is now comfortable with portraying drugs, gender parity, crime and sexuality, but still finds Dalit characters too hot to handle.

Three years ago, Masaan brilliantly captured sexuality and aspiration in small town India

In the third anniversary week of Neeraj Ghaywan’s landmark Masaan, sharing my reflections on how it saw the rise of the small-town Indian, powered by the cheap private education-motorcycle-smartphone trinity.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
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

The maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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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