Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: Rihanna

Too much tolerance is also harmful, says Ram Mandir trust’s Champat Rai on Rihanna photo row

Champat Rai, general-secretary of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, says freedom of expression is for all and generosity should not be misused.

Modi’s way out is to sit down with Rakesh Tikait, draft new farm laws: Julio Ribeiro

Protesting farmers are ready to wait until Gandhi Jayanti for the Centre to relent and repeal farm laws. Modi govt can't afford to be held to ransom for a whole year.

After farm protests, Rihanna in new Indian storm for topless photo with Lord Ganesha pendant

Those who criticised Rihanna included members of BJP and VHP, with the latter filing police complaints against Twitter and Facebook over the pop star’s post.

Foreign tweets to foreign hands — India’s ‘FDI’ moment under Modi was a long time coming

Whatever Meena Harris, Rihanna or Greta Thunberg may say, they are not coming here to fight on behalf of a weak and supine opposition. Modi knows that.

Toolkit case revealed a lot, reason why MEA reacted to celebrities’ remarks, says Jaishankar

The MEA earlier this week said farmers' protests must be seen in the context of India's democratic ethos and polity, and the efforts to resolve the impasse.

Didn’t pay Rihanna, Greta Thunberg or others to tweet on farm protests — Canada firm PJF

Poetic Justice Foundation says they were 'appalled by India’s human rights violations during the farmers protest' & decided to use their own platforms to raise awareness.

Hollywood actor Susan Sarandon extends support to farmers’ protest, joins Rihanna & Greta

The 74-year-old actor took to Twitter and wrote ‘standing in solidarity with the #FarmersProtest in India’ while sharing a news report by The New York Times.

‘No spin’ ball from farmlands & Rihanna takes over WhatsApp too

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

Rihanna Fenty Beauty brand under lens in India for ‘using mica from mines hiring child labour’

NGO Legal Rights Observatory has filed a complaint with the national child rights protection body, alleging Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty brand uses 'blood mica’ from Jharkhand mines.

‘Acche din’ for farmers, and the action plan against ‘Rihanna-data’

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

On Camera


Punjab bypolls: AAP worried as SAD-A's Simranjit Singh Mann leads in Sangrur

Simranjit Singh Mann is reborn because there’s an uneasy vacuum in Punjab

By electing AAP three months ago, people of Punjab had shown they were fed up with the vicious power circle of BJP-SAD-Congress. They are now teaching AAP the same lesson.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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.