Episodes
The draconian Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act has been handed over to people who are prone to misuse it. The story we see unfolding on our TV screens is of its blatant misuse. Watch Shekhar Gupta in #NationalInterest
Published 10/23/21
Hindus in Bangladesh as well as the small group of pro-democracy civil society leaders are the best guarantee for an India-friendly neighbour in the East. Don't let them quit.
Published 10/22/21
Over the last 2 years, there have been at least 8 instances where NCP and Sena leaders have publicly clashed over local issues or acrimonious statements made by one party against the other.
Published 10/22/21
Astronomers have recorded over 1600 Fast Radio Bursts — mysterious, high energy radio pulses coming periodically from a spot in the sky — in under 60 hours. Where these radio signals come from and what causes them is a mystery. ThePrint’s Sandhya Ramesh explains the observations, which pose more questions than answers to our understanding of these high energy phenomena. 
Published 10/22/21
FATF revises its grey list as #Pakistan continues to be on it. But Shekhar Gupta looks into few surprises thrown out by #FATF, especially #Turkey. Why is it a result of Erdogan's big power ambitions, 'main bhi Ottoman' fixation and as its economy continues to go from boom to doom in episode 863 of #CutTheClutter
Published 10/22/21
As India crosses the mark of 100 Crore vaccine doses, Shekhar Gupta finds, how various states compare. Also, a case study of vaccine confidence versus hesitancy as mighty Russia stalls, sees record cases & deaths. Episode 862 of CutTheClutter
Published 10/22/21
Long wait for Covaxin’s emergency-use listing has perplexed many. The issue was discussed at great length during Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya’s meeting with WHO Director-General Tuesday.
Published 10/21/21
In this article, I assess the most common claims being made vis-a-vis BSP’s political strategy in Uttar Pradesh as well as the party’s preparations.
Published 10/21/21
As Amarinder Singh tells Shekhar Gupta that he is floating his own party, a trend of Congress losing its voters to allies can be picked from UP, Goa and Tamil Nadu as well. And who are the colourful Sikhs of Nihang sect, what is 'Sarbloh Granth', and the controversy surrounding its ‘sacrilege.’ Episode 861 of #CutTheClutter
Published 10/20/21
When you look up at a crescent moon, there's a blurry, dimly lit outline that isn’t quite as bright as the crescent. This is FROM earthshine -- the sunlight reflected from Earth onto darker parts of the moon. Scientists have discovered that our planet's earthshine has been declining, and one of the reasons for this could be climate change. In this episode of PureScience, Simrin Sirur explains the significance of earthshine and why it could be shrinking. Brought to you by  @Kia India ...
Published 10/20/21
In India, where the right hand often doesn’t know what the left hand is doing, Gati Shakti is a major but still partial reform.----more----Read article here: https://theprint.in/opinion/india-needs-cross-sector-policy-making-pm-modis-gati-shakti-is-good-but-still-ad-hoc/753114/
Published 10/20/21
ICAR-IIVR says each Brimato plant can yield 3-4 kg brinjal and 2-3 kg tomato. It will help grow more in smaller spaces like semi-urban and urban areas, and reduce costs.
Published 10/20/21
As India, US, Israel and UAE form a new alliance, Shekhar Gupta explains if it is truly a 'new quad' or a 'Middle Eastern quad' as it comes one year after the significant Abraham Accords. And a look at India's relations with Israel over the years. Episode 860 of CutTheClutter
Published 10/19/21
Long training period, lack of commensurate remuneration and shortage of opportunities for professional growth are hampering student entry into the medical field. Here's the way out.----more---- Read the full article here: https://theprint.in/opinion/indian-healthcare-is-missing-out-on-talents-not-inclined-to-join-medical-profession/752659/
Published 10/19/21
CWC choice of Rahul Gandhi as party president isn't about the fight against BJP. It was about the Gandhi dynasty’s crown jewel, Congress, and they have secured it. Watch ThePrint's Political Editor DK Singh explain in #PoliticallyCorrect
Published 10/19/21
In the document, The Resistance Front (TRF) also threatened to target civilians who help non-locals, & officials who help them get domicile certificates. ----more---- Read the full article here : https://theprint.in/india/lashkar-offshoot-circulated-how-to-target-non-locals-document-month-before-kashmir-killings/752707/
Published 10/19/21
News has just broken that China launched  launching a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August. Shekhar Gupta explains why this is a concern for the strategic world when Russia & US already possess hypersonic capabilities. What are ICMB, HGVs and where does India stand in the race of hypersonic missile systems. Episode 857 of CutTheClutter
Published 10/18/21
Bilateral ties started to evolve as Australia’s relationship with China began deteriorating, after a period of steady economic relations between Beijing and Canberra.----more----Read article here: https://theprint.in/diplomacy/from-cricket-trade-to-strategic-allies-the-14-year-switch-in-india-australia-relationship/752038/
Published 10/18/21
#NobelPeacePrizeWinner #MariaRessa In this edition of #ThePrintUninterrupted, Nobel Peace Prize winner journalist Maria Ressa tells ThePrint's Senior Consulting Editor Jyoti Malhotra how social media giants have aided and abetted the rise of populist leaders across the globe while creating fractured societies with manipulated realities based on twisted half-truths. The co-founder and CEO of Rappler, a news website based in the Philippines, also discussed how people speaking the truth to the...
Published 10/17/21
India can fight China, but it needs peace & stability at home. It can't take on Beijing while re-lighting old fires like NRC or polarising Hindus & Muslims to win elections. Brought to you by  @Kia India  ----more----Read this week's National Interest here: https://theprint.in/national-interest/mohan-bhagwat-is-right-china-is-the-big-threat-but-his-prescription-to-counter-it-is-flawed/751456/
Published 10/17/21