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

Women like me are fighters not victims: Tavleen Singh’s open letter to Barkha Dutt

I object to #MeToo because I see, so far, it is only the most empowered Indian women who are making allegations. When it begins to include women who are truly vulnerable, it will have my fullest support, writes Tavleen Singh.

No Ajit Doval, from Indira to Modi, majority govts are overrated. Don’t fear coalitions

A secure, majority government like Modi’s, makes politicians complacent, arrogant and create unsustainable personality cults, writes Shekhar Gupta in his weekly column, National Interest.

Barkha Dutt’s open letter to #Metoo critics Tavleen Singh, Seema Mustafa & Manjeet Kripalani

Senior journalists Tavleen Singh, Manjeet Kripalani and Seema Mustafa have openly criticised #MeToo, dismissed it as elitist and in some cases blamed the women making the allegations. Journalist Barkha Dutt questions them in her first video column for ThePrint.

What happens in an income tax raid in India

There is no separate operation called an income tax ‘raid’. It’s a blanket term to cover searches and seizures. The income tax department can carry out surveys, searches and seizures — each a different activity, explains Mahua Venkatesh.

This woman from Hyderabad amassed ‘Rs 900 crore’ by conning investors in India & US

Nowhera Shaik, who peddled different forms of gold investment schemes, was arrested last week after multiple investors called her bluff. Hyderabad police have identified more than 160 bank accounts where the money taken from investors was allegedly deposited, reports Ananya Bhardwaj.

The law does not allow Modi govt to remove CBI chief Alok Verma

Modi government says it sent CBI chief Alok Verma on leave on recommendation of Central Vigilance Commission. But the CVC can’t do this unless the officer is booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act, writes Maneesh Chhibber.

What the rebellion of Alok Verma tells us about Narendra Modi

The embers from the implosion in the CBI will continue to fall in different directions for sometime. They have already fallen on the Prime Minister’s Office, ED, RAW, the Rafale deal, and so on, writes Shivaj Vij.

Modi has been fixated with IPS officers and that’s hurt him badly

As the Alok Verma-Rakesh Asthana war in CBI continues to rage, Ruhi Tewari recalls Narendra Modi’s past encounters with top police officers when he was chief minister of Gujarat.

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