Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: Shamshera

Dear Sanjay Dutt, anti-caste movie isn’t a formula. Sad that Shamshera learnt it the hard way

There's no 'hate' for Bollywood. Hindi films are just not offering what's working for Indian audiences—take a cue from South India's Pushpa, KGF and RRR.

Move over RRR. Shamshera is Bollywood’s answer to South Indian masala movies

While RRR relies heavily on VFX, Ranbir Kapoor's Shamshera affects the heart and feels more realistic with its new caste angle and Vaani Kapoor’s acting.

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File photo of Chinese military band on Palace Square | Wikimedia Commons

No traditional deterrence—PLA has its own agenda at Ladakh. Deter, compel, make India accept

The Chinese term for deterrence differs from the English term in International Relations literature. China combines deterrence and compellence strategies.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

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.