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Why 2019 is such a dull, boring election

There’s a lack of enthusiasm about this election. It just doesn’t feel like one.

Congress likely to field boxer Vijender Singh from South Delhi, add punch to campaign

Party expected to name Vijender Singh, the 2008 Olympic bronze medallist, to round off its Delhi candidate list.

Supriya Sule praises Raj Thackeray for ‘standing up’ to Modi govt, says ‘proud he has guts’

NCP's Baramati candidate Supriya Sule lauds father Sharad Pawar’s decision not to contest Lok Sabha polls, calls nephew Parth Pawar a 'breath of fresh air'.

Election Commission bars Navjot Sidhu from campaigning for 72 hours for communal remarks

Congress leader Navjot Sidhu threatened a Muslim community from splitting their vote at a rally in Bihar recently.

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.

My543

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.

Is Supreme Court handling sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi correctly?

Two advocates Monday wrote to the Bar Council of India criticising it for its support to CJI Ranjan Gogoi and called the hearing a ‘travesty of justice’.

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Modi’s use of nuclear arsenal for electoral gain is a tactical & moral folly

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Terror on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka & BJP politicians in a cursing spree

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

Sri Lankan govt in disarray after reports it ignored intelligence warnings

Trump administration announces end to sanctions exemptions for countries still importing Iranian oil. China, India, among others, to be impacted.

Modi govt struggles to fill IAS-IPS vacancies but UPSC recruitment falls by nearly half

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

B.R. Chopra — the man who shaped our Sunday mornings with Mahabharat

On his birth anniversary, ThePrint remembers B.R. Chopra as the filmmaker who had the rare quality of making movies with socially relevant issues while still catering to popular tastes.

People with depression use language differently – here’s how to spot it

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full picture.

AI is taking jobs & humans are missing the big picture

Most tech companies are focusing on replacing people with AI with an eye on short-term profits instead of using it to create new tasks for humans for long-term growth.

Bombay Stock Exchange did not flash ‘Don’t vote for Modi’

A fake image of the Bombay Stock Exchange flashing ‘Don’t vote for Modi’ message is being widely circulated on social media.

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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