Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicWomen politicians

Topic: Women politicians

Madam Chief Minister on Netflix one more example why female politicians in India dress down

While US Vice President Kamala Harris can Instagram her high heels, a Priyanka Gandhi or Mayawati doing the same in India will be looked down upon.

Dilip Ghosh’s remark on Mamata’s saree shows what’s wrong with India’s male politicians

How can politicians who think less of women represent them fairly?

Budget 2021 is Nirmala Sitharaman’s breakout moment, but long road to being Sushma Swaraj

It could mark the turning point for Sitharaman to be taken more seriously, after all the negative criticism she has faced as defence and finance minister.

Smriti Irani’s wish for her epitaph shows she is a rare politician who can laugh at herself

In ‘India Tomorrow’, Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah talk to textile and WCD minister Smriti Irani on BJP, being a woman leader and what she wants to be remembered for.

YV Reddy’s ‘big picture’ on sovereign bonds, and professor unveils women’s Congress ‘bias’

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

On Camera

YourTurn

Neeraj Chopra won Gold at Tokyo Olympics in 2021 | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Armed forces’ ‘sports for wellness’ rule cost India. Time to bring back ‘gladiator sportsmen’

Until 1970s, Indian armed forces allowed units to spare military training for some men to help them focus only on sports. Then came the outcry to ban sports competitions.
Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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