Jahnvi Kapoor in a still from the movie Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl | YouTube/ Netflix India
Jahnvi Kapoor in a still from the movie Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl | YouTube/ Netflix India

Gunjan Saxena on Netflix made me a bechari, from being a strong woman in my daughters’ eyes

Every scene in ‘Gunjan Saxena — The Kargil Girl’ that was laced with gender bias evoked sympathy from my daughters who suddenly felt how “bechari” their Mom would have been during her Army days, writes retired Army officer Captain Shikha Saxena.

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Modi is now using India’s market size as a strategic weapon, like China has done for long

Self-reliance plan is hitting China where it hurts, while Donald Trump has stood by India despite trade irritants and oil exporters have honoured PM Modi to keep him happy, writes T.N. Ninan.

Sushant Rajput death is BJP’s chance to finish brand Aaditya Thackeray, after Rahul Gandhi

The tragic death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has given the Bharatiya Janata Party an opportunity it was looking for — to sully brand Aaditya Thackeray, writes Ruhi Tewari.

HAL helicopter not for us — Indian Navy doesn’t want PSU to be part of $3 bn chopper deal

The Indian Navy remains adamant against the inclusion of government-owned HAL in the $3 billion deal for Naval Utility Helicopters, asserting that the company’s products do not meet the force’s requirements, reports Shenesh Alex Philip.

‘We didn’t do enough’ — AIIMS faculty and students say after suicides by doctors

Since 5 June, AIIMS has seen six suicides — 3 of them were doctors. Resident doctors say mental health issues can compound continuous academic pressure, reports Simrin Sirur.

Shah Faesal rejoining IAS doesn’t undo ‘unconstitutional’ treatment he faced — ex-IAS Kannan G

Kannan Gopinathan, who resigned as IAS officer following Shah Faesal’s arrest last year, said speculation over him rejoining the service won’t change his mind, reports Sanya Dhingra.

Fort Modi is impregnable despite China, Covid, job losses. Only one leader can defeat him

Critics wonder why voters aren’t turning against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But a well-entrenched Indian leader has never been defeated by a rival; only Modi can do that to himself, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s edition of ‘National Interest’.

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