Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicShekhar Gupta

Topic: Shekhar Gupta

ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta awarded for ‘distinguished’ contribution to journalism

The Capital Foundation National Award was instituted by the Capital Foundation Society, a non-profit organisation. Nineteen other noted personalities were also recognised.

What a govt or nation can do is deep, compassionate listening: Thich Nhat Hanh said in 2005

From true happiness and Mahatma Gandhi to the ‘goodness of suffering’, Hanh spoke about his beliefs in this interview with Shekhar Gupta. The 95-yr-old Zen master died Friday.

India can forget about UN development goals unless it stops child marriages — Desmond Tutu in 2012

From his views on Gandhi to India's relationship with South Africa, Tutu spoke about life and more in this 2012 interview to Shekhar Gupta. The 90-year-old Nobel Peace prize laureate died Sunday.

The science behind the Sputnik V vaccine & decoding India’s disastrous second wave

Shekhar Gupta explains how the Russian Sputnik V works and sheds some light on India’s Covid ‘disaster’.

Why PM Modi’s Dhaka visit is important & Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s fight for a secular state

Shekhar Gupta tells you of Mujibur Rahman who created Bangladesh and Modi push to repair ties with the country.

The mystery of Ambani bomb threat — gelatin in SUV, murky death of its owner & a Mumbai cop

20 gelatin sticks found in a car near Mukesh Ambani’s house, the suspected murder of its owner & a controversial Mumbai cop — Shekhar Gupta on the buzz coming out of Mumbai.

How Delhi court verdict ends Batla House controversy & Biden’s 4-point plan for Afghan peace

In episode 698 of Cut the Clutter, Shekhar Gupta said Ariz Khan's conviction brings 'closure' to 2008 Batla House encounter. He also dwelt on Biden administration's Afghan peace plan.

Why Modi govt’s defence budget isn’t rising & the gap between realities, expectations

In episode 675 of 'Cut The Clutter', ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta explains why defence budget for 2021-22 has risen only marginally, 'guns versus butter’ debate & more.

With right policies, India can be most attractive place for FDI, says FT columnist Martin Wolf

Understanding who 'real Modi' is an issue since PM made some 'strange' decisions, said economy expert Martin Wolf in conversation with ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta.

Shekhar Gupta ko gussa kyun aata hai? He is a victim of Communism and Cold War anxieties

On our Seven-Point Action Plan for India in this hour of lockdown crisis, Shekhar Gupta needs to cut the ideological clutter and focus on the real questions.

On Camera


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.
Representational image of bottles of cooking oil at a store on the outskirts of New Delhi | Bloomberg

Why is your tadka getting more & more expensive? Blame India’s reliance on edible oil imports

Indians spending 14% more on edible oil compared to last year. Experts expect a cooldown if no shocks prevail, government says ‘situation under control’.


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.