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BJP celebrates Modi return from US despite no trade deal, Kashmir win

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

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No trade deal, no Kashmir win but BJP celebrating Modi return from US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home to a rousing welcome from BJP party workers and supporters last Saturday despite not having secured the much-touted trade deal with the US and making little headway on the Kashmir issue, writes Nayanima Basu.

Why Indian economic tiger became puppy with tail between legs

India’s economic crisis can be fixed only with genuine, brave reform. If this Modi government can’t do it, it will confirm fears that it has lost its mojo, writes Shekhar Gupta.

Family season in BCCI as sons, daughters & brothers of top officials take over state bodies

From Anurag Thakur’s brother Arun Thakur to N. Srinivasan’s daughter Rupa Gurunath, relatives of one-time top BCCI officials now occupy top posts in state bodies, writes Lokendra Pratap Sahi.

SAAB wants to offer Gripen at half of Rafale cost, with full tech transfer, local production

In this interview to Snehesh Alex Philip, Ola Rignell, the India CMD of the Swedish defence major SAAB highlights the efficiency of Gripen, its offer to India & the issues around its sales to Pakistan.

Imran Khan can’t get away by blaming America for Pakistan’s jihad problem

Husain Haqqani argues that Pakistan’s promise of ending jihadi radicalisation at home and militancy in its neighbourhood would be more credible if its leaders did not insist on re-writing history to blame others, mainly the US, for Islamabad’s policies.

Sex traps, secret videos, squabbling IPS officers – inside story of MP blackmail racket

Debayan Roy tracks a sordid blackmail racket in Madhya Pradesh involving an NGO whose chief ‘ensnared’ politicians & civil servants and filmed furtive sexual encounters for extortion.

Japanese fashion retail giant UNIQLO enters India, undeterred by economic slowdown

India is reeling under an economic slowdown but that doesn’t seem to have deterred Japanese clothing giant UNIQLO, which is set to open its first store at the Ambience Mall in the capital’s Vasant Kunj on 4 October, writes Fiza Jha.

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  1. Ex armymen have been part of many security companies. So what is the big deal. They should do their job well. The print has made a scandalous heading of routine news. Shekhar Gupta needs a kick in his back side

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