Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicTrue Crime

Topic: True Crime

Serial killers and gore now have a growing base in India — on Netflix, Instagram, Spotify

Delhi Crime, Burari Deaths, Indian Predator — viewers can now look beyond US for some 'good, ghoulish fun'. True crime's time has arrived.

Pakistanis latch onto ‘Notes on a Scandal’, true crime podcast on death of a poet

‘Notes on a scandal’ tells the story of former government official and Urdu Poet Mustafa Zaidi, who passed away 50 years ago, under mysterious circumstances.

Cliched, exaggerated—Netflix’s serial killer in ‘Indian Predator’ is only an archetype

Ayesha Sood’s Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi delves into the life of Chandrakant Jha, a migrant worker from Bihar turned serial killer with a grudge against the system.

Obsessed with true crime? Hotstar’s Only Murders with Steve Martin is the parody you need

Beware, crime show fans, Steve Martin and John Hoffman’s new show will make fun of you too.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.