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Jaya Prada is playing a new role — fighting her guru Azam Khan using his own tricks

In her over two-decade political career, Jaya Prada has made many deft survival moves. This time, she is up against the man who was once her guide.

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress day after hitting out at party on Twitter

Priyanka Chaturvedi, who was a Congress spokesperson, resigned after party reinstated ‘goons who threatened her’.

Temple run, books, meetings: What Yogi, Mayawati, Maneka & Azam Khan did during EC ban

Starting Tuesday, for a period of 48 or 72 hours, Adityanath, Maneka Gandhi, Mayawati & Azam Khan were barred from campaigning

Inside Valsad, the bellwether seat that always votes for party which goes on to rule India

Historically, whoever wins Valsad wins India. ThePrint travels to this bellwether constituency to understand the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

Congress’ Milind Deora gets Mukesh Ambani & Uday Kotak to endorse him for Mumbai South seat

Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora releases video in which Mukesh Ambani and Uday Kotak vouch for him. Do these industrialists have vested interests, asks Shiv Sena.


My543 begins a conversation about your MP’s performance in Lok Sabha and in the constituency in the past five years. Select your constituency and check out the work your MP has done and how it compares with the development profile of the region.

We also invite incumbents, opponents and voters to contribute to this conversation.

IAS poll observer: With Modi breaking rules, should EC give him special security treatment?

The Election Commission has suspended an IAS officer who had inspected PM Narendra Modi’s chopper in Odisha’s Sambalpur Tuesday.


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Mulayam-Mayawati unity show is historical, could be inspiration for others

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Shah scouts prisons for candidates as a BJP MP dodges a shoe

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

North Korea tests tactical guided weapon, claims state media

A new report reveals Turkey propped up its foreign reserves using short-term borrowing, and Joko Widodo looks set for another term.

Politics in photos: All eyes on PM Modi, L.K. Advani & Sumitra Mahajan at Ambedkar event

BJP's party politics on seat distribution to senior leaders was on full display at anniversary celebrations of B.R. Ambedkar on Parliament lawns.

Game of Thrones was about the horror of fossil fuels all along

White Walkers threatening to destroy human world, accompanied by ongoing climate change ("winter is coming"), is an allegorical take on fossil fuels.

Do not give up, says Gagandeep Kang, India’s first woman scientist to join Royal Society

There are also 5 Indian-origin scientists on list of Fellows & Foreign Members of The royal Society, London, the oldest scientific academy in the world.

Google, Apple blocks TikTok in India after Madras HC order against video app to curb porn

Court ruling restricts future downloads, not existing downloads. It’s a big blow to app’s owner, China’s Bytedance, world’s most highly valued start-up.

Modi govt’s ‘Char Dham’ project in Uttarakhand gets an African facelift, except it’s not real

An image of a swanky road has gone viral with claims that it’s from Uttarakhand. The actual picture is from Tangier in Morocco.

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das’s idea of a 10 basis points rate cut would be meaningless

A 10 basis points cut would hardly have any impact on the Indian market. Instead, RBI needs to consider bigger cuts to impact interest rates.

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