Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicThe Year 2018

Topic: The Year 2018

Which Bollywood actor delivered the worst performance in 2018?

While 2018 was a good year for many deserving actors in Bollywood - like Vicky Kaushal, Rajkummar Rao, Tapsee Pannu and Ayushmann Khurrana -...

Neither NickYanka nor DeepVeer, this was the most searched wedding of India in 2018

There were quite a few headline-grabbing big fat celebrity weddings this year, but they were all trumped on Google Trends.

Netflix, Smriti Irani, Alia Bhatt & more — the 15 articles we got trolled for most in 2018

A selection of the news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this year that drew the most flak and trolling on social media.

Five major challenges that shook India’s economy in 2018

From GST to RBI to NPAs, both institutions and governance had a turbulent ride.

The 12 controversies that Indian Twitterati loved in 2018

From ‘Lady Doritos’ to fitness challenges, from ‘Urban Naxals’ to ‘bird droppings’, here are 12 controversies that set Twitter alight in the year gone by.

Why ThePrint list of gen-next intellectuals did not have any women nominators

All the women we approached said no, while very few men did that – all for their individual reasons.

In 2018, Narendra Modi’s BJP govt stood for bickering, jostling & picking fights

Modi government's constant conflict with one institution or the other and its adverse perception made it look like a fledgling force.

60% of life on Earth is lost, and 6 other science discoveries of 2018

In 2018, humans found out that evolution of complex life happened far before we thought, and memory can be ‘transplanted’ between organisms.

This is the next generation of Indian intellectuals

India's next 51 top intellectuals, as chosen by Ramchandra Guha, Shashi Tharoor, Nandan Nilekani and others.

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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