Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicNew Yorker

Topic: New Yorker

The New Yorker fires staff writer for accidentally exposing himself during a Zoom call

In a statement, New Yorker's parent company Conde Naste said that it was letting Jeffrey Toobin go after an internal investigation.

In Rana Ayyub, the White West has found its next Arundhati Roy

Investigative journalist Rana Ayyub is the story and the storyteller of Modi's new India.

Zuckerberg does not know how to solve or even think about Facebook’s problems

New Yorker's Evan Osnos in his interview with Mark Zuckerberg found him to be completely unprepared to solve the issues his company was mired in. 

New Yorker uninviting Steve Bannon is a lost opportunity to hear & see evil

Everyone gave the most obvious reasons for refusing to sup with The Man Who Created Trump.

Steve Bannon-New Yorker episode: Is engaging with those you abhor appeasement or liberalism?

After facing severe backlash for inviting Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s former adviser, to the New Yorker literary festival, the magazine dropped him. Many argue that...

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
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 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’.

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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