Chandel murder: STF, Police cross swords for credit (IANS inside story)(11:47) Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 27 (IANS) Soon after the Hapur police arrested a sharp-shooter on Sunday in Noida's Gaurav Chandel murder case, both the Hapur and Noida police and Special Task Force (STF) of the state entered into a bitter fight to take credit for the arrest. The situation turned so bad that the police had to postpone a press briefing called to provide information about the arrest.
Seek freedom from burqa 1st, not CAA: Tarek Fatah (IANS Interview)(10:30) Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistani-Canadian author Tarek Fatah has said that those opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) are prone to a "separatist mindset". Raising questions on Muslim womens' participation in anti-CAA demonstrations, he said before seeking freedom from the new citizenship law, they must seek freedom from the veil (burqa) first.
'India On Film': Rare slices of an India bygone (IANS Review; Rating: ***)(09:40) Early in this documentary, you get to see a restored black-and-white footage of a 1906 film titled "A Native Street In India". The silent clip, of a few seconds, is remarkable for the way it reveals a slice of India bygone, and also for its very economical use of cinematic technique to bring alive the frenzy of an Indian marketplace.