Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicSushant Singh Rajput

Topic: Sushant Singh Rajput

Govts want backdoor entry to encrypted WhatsApp texts. It can also be backdoor for hackers

Celebrity WhatsApp texts have been flashed on TV ever since the Sushant Singh Rajput case took over news. Govts do not need backdoor access to it.

Chadwick Boseman’s death, Sushant Singh’s ‘Dil Bechara’ among top Twitter trends of 2020

According to Twitter, the post sharing Boseman's death received the most ‘likes’ — more than 7.5 million and the move ’Dil Bechara' was the most popular Hindi movie.

Plea in SC seeks direction to CBI to finish probe, submit report in Sushant Singh death case

The plea stated that CBI is not acting responsibly in the case and despite a lapse of almost four months the probe agency is yet to conclude its investigation.

‘You cannot run maligning campaign’ — HC to Republic, Times Now on Bollywood producers’ plea

Delhi HC Justice Rajiv Shakdher’s bench asks Republic TV & Times Now not to upload ‘defamatory content’ on social media or their channels.

Media must engage people in constructive civil discourse based on facts and free from bias

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

India is finally cultivating hing, a spice that costs $130 million to import each year

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

TV channels went from being investigator, judge to ‘accused’, ‘victim’. And news returned

Could it be that Indian news channels realised that their SSR trials had no proof to back allegations? Or did the Modi govt send them an off-the-record message?

CBI will now need approval from Maharashtra govt to probe cases in state

Maharashtra govt has withdrawn the ‘general consent’ accorded to CBI in 1989 to probe cases in the state.

‘Justice for Sushant’ chorus dies down in Bihar, actor’s death not a poll issue for any party

Not a word is being uttered about Sushant Singh Rajput by any political party during Bihar election campaign. The electorate is not interested to talk about him either.

Bollywood has finally spoken, because Modi selfies aren’t really helping

Would Indians boycott their beloved Bollywood now, just like they boycotted Tanishq, Surf Excel and Snapdeal?

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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