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Rajnath Singh’s China performance shows why Modi and Amit Shah need him

No other Modi minister, not even Amit Shah, would have been able to pull off what Rajnath Singh did in Parliament on the issue of Chinese aggression in Ladakh.
People crowd a weekly market which reopened after the COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi | ANI

Indian economy’s ‘animal spirits’ stabilise in August but strong rebound still far away

Five of 8 high-frequency economic indicators gained but a strong rebound is still a far way off as a surge in virus cases continues to disrupt activity.


File photo of Army Chief General M.M. Naravane at Leh to review security situation and operational preparedness along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh | Photo: Twitter/@adgpi

Indian soldiers at LAC have go-ahead to open fire in self-defence, India tells China

With no signs of disengagement on the ground in Ladakh, where India and China have been locked in a stand-off since April, both sides will stay dug in during the region’s bitter winter too.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?