Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: OTT

A ‘Mahagathbandhan of Acronyms’ and ‘Stockholm Syndrome’ in Bihar

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Streaming portal Eros Now apologises for ‘vulgar’ Navratri ads that triggered boycott call

As of Thursday afternoon, #BoycottErosNow was trending at number two on Twitter after social media users slammed the service for its 'obnoxious' Navaratri ads.

Why OTT and cloud services in India should not be subjected to licensing regimes

Security concerns and use of licensed resources such as spectrum had motivated TRAI to consider regulating internet-based services.

Netflix, Hotstar opt for self-regulation in India to ward off criticism

Adopting standardised ratings, descriptors & technical measures will help platforms like Netflix and Hotstar build trust within consumers, government stakeholders.

Bhonsle review: Manoj Bajpayee will win your heart in this film about hate, fear & kindness

Out on SonyLIV, Bhonsle is a striking film about the effect of learned hatred & how a little kindness & bravery is all we need to counter it.

Look who were availing Pakistan’s income support scheme for women — male govt officers

Evaluation of the scheme has found that over 8 lakh undeserving beneficiaries out of the 5.4 million were fraudulently claiming the handouts.

Why Imtiaz Ali is sure Netflix and Amazon Prime Video won’t kill cinema

At the Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival in Guwahati, ThePrint speaks to director Imtiaz Ali and actor Sobhita Dhulipala.

On Camera


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.


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.