A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.
Sanya Dhingra reports that upset about being ignored for top posts, IRS officers have written to the prime minister, saying there is “merit and competence” in other central services, and not just in the IAS.
The BJP wants to revoke Article 370. Ironic, Srinath Raghavan tells us, since it was Patel — the man the BJP has been attempting to co-opt — who was its architect.
In a strange twist of events, crucial ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) wants to get back with Lalu Prasad’s RJD. Maneesh Chhibber reports that a year after the bitter break-up, Nitish’s emissaries have reached out to Lalu Prasad, the Congress and Sharad Yadav.
The Emergency and its sequence of events explained creatively through a series of illustrations by Soham Sen and Vandana Menon. Don’t miss this one!
Ananya Bhardwaj travels to the ground to investigate the Hapur lynching; finds the victim Qasim was attacked with screwdrivers and sickles and died of blood loss.