Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: Xenophobia

From Xenophobia to lazy comedy — Sooryavanshi sums up issues with Bollywood’s police films

The Rohit Shetty film starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif underpins its moral centre on the phrase — “an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind”.

UK’s Covid-19 boat of death and need for masks against racism in US

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Avoid Chinese people with a cough’ — Coronavirus fuels racism against Asians worldwide

Indian Twitter users also targeted the Chinese and asked them to stop eating dogs, bats and snakes in order to contain the outbreak.

Democracy-mongers should face up to an ugly reality: It often generates chaos

Democracy remains a radically destabilising force, not a magical formula that, for all its repeated failures, keeps its vendors in stable employment.

Partition unified India in 1947, nationalism of today is slowly disintegrating us

Indian nationalism once inspired Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela. Sadly, nationalism today is part of the xenophobic wave sweeping the world.

WhatsApp mobs: It’s time to accept Indians may be predisposed towards xenophobia

A study of the behavioural immune system sheds light on India’s problematic attitudes towards migrants.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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.