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The burden of being Arjun Tendulkar, and deaths due to WhatsApp rumours

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A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.

The awkwardness of being Arjun Tendulkar

It can’t be easy being Arjun Tendulkar. With the possibility of him making his national debut on 17 July, Anand Vasu writes that if he succeeds, he will be celebrated but in case he fails, he will face a situation no 18-year-old should have to put up with.

Why are we worked up over Rahul Gandhi’s holidays?

It is that time of the year again when Rahul Gandhi is on a vacation and his party leaders seem clueless of his whereabouts. D.K. Singh says given Rahul is the face of his party, his actions and words actually influence what people think about the Congress.

A single WhatsApp rumour that killed 29 people

As WhatsApp rumours about ‘child abductors’ lead to more lynchings, killing 29 people so far, Shivam Vij believes there is little outrage since there is no political angle to these killings.

Latest exhibit at Delhi’s National Museum is not how it should be

Sanya Dhingra looks at the latest exhibit at Delhi’s National Museum and finds that years of apathy and an absent museum culture have meant the museum fails to compete with its international counterparts.

AAP administration has not denied a single tree-cutting request

Read Apurva Vishvanath‘s investigative piece on how the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has not rejected a single tree-cutting request since 2015, and that records show that more than 17,115 trees have been felled in three years.

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