Saturday, 17 March, 2018

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It’s not the rise of China we should worry about, but the decline of the US

The US displays a worrying level of unpredictability, and at its centre is a man behaving like the Red Queen as he shouts “off with his head” at all.
Se La Pass, Arunachal Pradesh

What money can buy: A list of things the Army can do without, given the rupee crunch

Se La tunnel, security for Army bases, war reserves, Make in India, vehicles and surface-to-air missiles are just some important projects that’ll suffer.
Akhilesh Yadav and Dr. Sanjay Nishad addressing media after the by-poll victory

Sanjay Nishad: The OBC leader who engineered Samajwadi Party’s win in Yogi bastion

The president of the two-year-old party worked hard to mobilise his community in Gorakhpur and the rest of eastern UP.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath with DGP OP Singh and AGP Anand Kumar during the launch of UP 100 vehicles

In Yogi’s ‘encounter Pradesh’ dead gangsters tell tales of torture and fishy bullet wounds

Since the BJP government took over in March last year, 39 alleged gangsters have been killed in encounters. None of them was on the ‘most wanted’ list.
Haneefa Begum, mother of encounter victim Aslam Ali

Encounters in UP: Man who went to ‘surrender’ killed, mother who heard cops ‘finish’ son

Four of the six encounters in Shamli district since July 2017 feature discrepancies, unexplained injuries, and allegations of torture and political vendetta.

TalkPoint: Does the internal revolt over Kejriwal apology to Majithia show that AAP is unraveling?

Experts weigh in on Kejriwal's apology to Bikram Singh Majithia for calling him drug lord and it's likely impact on the Aam Aadmi Party.
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

TalkPoint: Does UP bypoll result show that 2019 will not be a cakewalk for the BJP?

The BJP has lost three closely watched bypolls, two in in UP - Gorakhpur, Phulpur, and one in Bihar - Araria. Experts weigh in on how it will impact 2019.


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