Tuesday, 4 October, 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

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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