Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicSanju

Topic: Sanju

Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani denies allegations of sexual assault 

A woman who calls herself "an assistant" in the film Sanju had claimed that Hirani sexually abused her more than once between March and September 2018.

From fear of homosexuality in Army to lateral entry into IAS: ThePrint’s 20 best of 2018

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in 2018.

Bollywood’s supine superstars and how a WhatsApp rumour led to 29 deaths

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week

Shekhar Gupta omits role of Hindutva forces in Bombay violence while criticising Sanju

His hypocrisy has not just crept into the Indian political marketplace, but has been legitimised by policy makers and journalists.

Bollywood’s Royals: Brave heroes on screen, spineless zeroes off it

Hindi cinema is the richest, starriest business in our popular culture. Why is it also the most pusillanimous,going with the wind?

‘Sanju’ ignores the diabolical Mumbai blasts and why WhatsApp is doing too little

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.

Cutesy for Sanju to hurl ‘ma-behen ki’ at journalists. But it can’t rewrite evil 1993 plot

Just how diabolical, read here. 71 AKs, 500 grenades, 3.5 tonne RDX were hidden in “safe” places for when ‘riots started’ after serial blasts....

Ranbir Kapoor as Sanju doesn’t portray Dutt but Munna bhai

An unbiased biopic is an oxymoron, and Sanju is no exception.

Sanju is dishonest to Rajkumar Hirani’s Gandhian brand of cinema

In Sanju, Rajkumar Hirani turns a privileged movie star into a victim of media bias. The movie fails to probe Dutt’s choices.

Sanju is no saint. He is a convicted criminal caught with AK-56

In his gangster roles in movies, Sanjay Dutt made us believe he would not have been a criminal had circumstances been different.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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