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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa, in New Delhi | PTI

Rajapaksa won without taking anti-India stand, shows Modi’s Neighbourhood First is working

For leaders in India's neighbourhood such as Nepal PM K. P. Sharma Oli, it is in their long-term political interest to be seen as an ally of India.
The Reserve Bank of India | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Modi govt awaits RBI dividend but it won’t help plug revenue hole created by Covid

RBI board meeting Friday could announce the size of the annual transfer the central bank makes to the government.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses CII Annual Session 2020 via a video conference in New Delhi Tuesday. | Photo: ANI

Submarines, AK 203 rifles — two Make in India projects Modi govt set to push on priority

Tenders for the submarines are expected to be issued ‘soon’ while the Indo-Russian AK 203 rifles could be finalised by October.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.