Wednesday, 30 November, 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

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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’

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On Camera


In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.