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How an NSE ex-CEO took ‘guidance’ of a faceless ‘yogi’ for controversial governance decisions

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

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Incredible story of how a faceless yogi ‘conned’ NSE CEO, got 9x salary, 3-day week, promotions

NSE’s ex-CEO Chitra Ramakrishna took the ‘guidance’ of a faceless ‘yogi’ over email to make several controversial governance decisions. Here’s how the case unravelled, reports Subham Batra.

 

5 years, 28 banks, Rs 23,000 cr debt — how ABG Shipyard pulled off ‘India’s biggest bank fraud’

Case has raised questions like how fraud went undetected for so long, how it came to light, how money was diverted, and what led to delay in CBI registering FIR. ThePrint answers, in this reports by Ananya Bhardwaj.

 

Unemployment and unlimited data pack — UP’s youth are neither angry nor idle

Afternoons are to charge phone batteries, evenings are to play digital games in parks, and nights are to climb rooftops, catch network, and escape into videos and Insta reels, reports Jyoti Yadav.

 

The real issue in Karnataka hijab row is how secularism is defined wrongly – Nehru to Modi

The Hijab controversy in Karnataka is one of the manifestations of a breakdown of an unwritten contract between minorities and the Indian State, writes Dilip Mandal.

 

Decrease military pension, salary bill without reinventing wheel. Just look at other armies

There is scope to reduce the size of the armed forces by 30-40 per cent. And increasing retirement age and reducing pension is not the solution, writes Lt. Gen. H.S. Panag (Retd.).

 

China’s concern on Afghanistan increases and a top Beijing watcher advises CCP on ‘war’

Beijing’s support to Taliban was initially a surprise. But China is back to dealing with an old problem in Afghanistan – the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, writes Aadil Brar in the column, Chinascope.

 

Rocket Boys’ crime on history: Inventing Muslim villain, stealing Meghnad Saha’s identity

Brilliant physicist Meghnad Saha was a ‘Namasudra’, and has mostly been forgotten. This made it convenient to bury his character in a ‘true’ history, give him evil Muslim avatar, writes Shekhar Gupta, in this week’s ‘National Interest’.

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