Saturday, 3 December, 2022

PoV

Every dog has its day, except in Delhi NCR. Parks are shut, RWAs are angry

Most Delhi NCR RWAs seem to oppose bringing pets to community spaces like parks now. And the anger is growing by the day.

Play Pakistan, know Pakistan—why Indian cricket can’t afford to let go of the golden window

When India plays Pakistan tomorrow in the T20 World Cup match in Melbourne, it wouldn't be like a deer caught in the headlights. What explains it?

India has travelled from ‘hang the rapists’ to ‘garland the rapists’. 2012 rape a distant memory

Welcoming convicted rapists with open arms doesn’t just blur the line that separates decent from foul; it frees the society of any shame or guilt to look within.

Brahmastra to Liger—Love in Bollywood is an overused ‘button’. Go back to Piku era

Bollywood is slacking on good love stories. Despite more than 70 releases in 2022, none were acclaimed as great romances.

Are doctors divided by gender? Male gynaecologists agree with Doctor G’s Ayushmann Khurrana

Not only are families disturbed when women members consult male specialists, there have been several instances where their mere presence has caused a ruckus.

I hope nobody took Mohan Bhagwat seriously when he said English’s importance is a myth

In India, proficiency in English opened many doors for me—and not just career-wise. It gave me a bigger buffet to choose from.

Triple talaq to hijab—How Hindutva reversed gains made by Muslim women’s movements

By communalising and politicising the hijab issue, Hindu groups have helped strengthen patriarchy within the Muslim community.

Acid is the new skincare routine. Forget Ponds, Lakmé

From ‘The Ordinary’ to ‘Minimalist’, Science-backed, organic and green products are now reigning supreme on Nykaa.

Long before Mahsa Amini, Iranian cinema has fought hijab in small rebellions

From Abbas Kiarostami to Rakshan Bani-Etemad and Mania Akbari, for Iranian filmmakers it has been a carefully choreographed waltz of rebellion against stifling hijab rules.

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.