Wednesday, 29 March, 2023
TopicBilkis Bano

Topic: Bilkis Bano

Nirbhaya to Bilkis Bano—civil society stands demobilised. RSS ready to take space

The Indian civil society remains too pre-occupied with basic existential issues, proving their nationalism, to be able to speak truth to power.

From Tablighi Jamaat to Bilkis Bano—Majoritarianism growing in India, leftists not all wrong

To call leftists all wrong might be simple, even an utterly lucid argument. But coming from a doyen of the Hindu right in India, it is astonishing in its lack of nuance.

‘BJP trying to whip up hate before Gujarat polls’ says Urdu press on Bilkis convicts release row

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

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.

Our take on Kharge’s election, Liz Truss’ resignation, hunger findings—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Congress’s thumping victory on home turf & who’s the best ‘puppet’ of them all

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

Bilkis Bano rapists release isn’t just Hindu-Muslim issue. BJP leaders telling nobody’s safe

We know what will happen next. Even if the courts strike down the release of these rapists and murders, nothing will happen. They have already vanished.

Out of jail for three months at a time: Convicts in Bilkis Bano case dodged parole regulations

Rules in Gujarat allow parole for 30-day periods and extensions only in extenuating circumstances. But state's affidavit in SC shows that the convicts exceeded this multiple times.

Why Congress is ‘out with old, in with older’ & how netas are playing ‘P20’ cricket

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint

On Camera


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...


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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.