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On Camera

File image of Rajasthan Deputy CM Sachin Pilot (left) and CM Ashok Gehlot | Photo: ANI

No votes, ineffective Gandhis — larger malaise underlying Congress’ Gehlot-Pilot spat

In episode 521 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta talks about the fundamental contradiction within the Congress party — it is ruled by a strong but ineffective dynasty.
Fuel Station

Modi govt’s petrol, diesel tax hikes seen putting the brakes on India’s economic recovery

The high prices of petrol and diesel are adding another headwind to India’s economy facing the biggest contraction in four decades.

Defence

A file photo of Pangong Lake in Ladakh | Visharad Saxena | Special arrangement

India-China corps commanders talks today to focus on Pangong, to be toughest round yet

India and China have serious differences at Pangong and Depsang Plains, even though they have moved ahead with disengagement at other points of conflict along LAC.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.