Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicShah Rukh Khan

Topic: Shah Rukh Khan

How desi Dolo became India’s favoured paracetamol brand in pandemic, beat global pharma giants

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

‘Your autographs!’ SRK has a fan moment with India women’s cricket team in new ad

Hyundai ad features cricketers Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Taniya Bhatia & Shafali Verma. SRK was last seen on-screen in a Cadbury’s Diwali-themed ad late October.

From Indian crocodile to SRK to ‘casteless’ Hindu, the best of ThePrint Opinion in 2021

These are the top 10 most read and debated Opinion articles from ThePrint in 2021.

SRK, Munawar, Shami – 2021 showed the fragility of Indian Muslims’ celebrity status

2021 is a reminder that the rising Hindutva hate won't give a free pass to a successful Muslim icon. And silence isn't a safe choice either.

‘They don’t want to marry him, they want to be him’ — What Shah Rukh Khan means for women in India

In a new book, economist Shrayana Bhattacharya uses the career of SRK to emphasise the barriers that prevent women in India from stepping outside the home and into the workplace.

How Shah Rukh Khan ‘romantically ruined’ women – married, working, mothers

In ‘Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh’, Shrayana Bhattacharya writes about talking to the women fans who made SRK a superstar in the 1990s and their domestic hardships.

Akhilesh, Yogi wrong in raising Jinnah. Shah Rukh Khan gets modern Indian Muslims better

Entrapped by Jinnah’s image, Indian leaders continue to misrepresent the interests and realities of Muslims, be it Asaduddin Owaisi or Akhilesh Yadav.

NCB team formed to investigate Aryan Khan, 5 other cases reaches Mumbai

Headed by senior IPS officer Sanjay Kumar Singh, the team flew in from Delhi to conduct a thorough probe to find out forward and backward linkages.

No bail for Aryan Khan yet, Bombay High Court to continue hearing tomorrow

Khan’s lawyers Mukul Rohatgi and Satish Maneshinde have argued that NCB has 'no evidence' against the 23-year-old, and he was wrongly arrested and kept in jail for over 20 days.

Aryan Khan and Shah Rukh’s manager tampering with evidence, witnesses, NCB tells Bombay HC

Filing its affidavit in response to Aryan Khan's bail plea, NCB claimed that actor Shah Rukh's son wasn't just a drug consumer but involved in illicit procurement & transportation.

On Camera

YourTurn

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.

Defence

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.
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