A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
How Pakistan managed to clamp down on eyewitness accounts, online videos of the crash and initial ISPR flip flops — to obscure the fact that a PAF F-16 jet was shot down by an Indian Air Force MiG-21 Bison on 27 February, writes Sameer Joshi.
What makes 2019 different from 2004? PM-KISAN, Balakot strikes, no big riot, rurban India, and a lot of other factors, writes Shivam Vij.
The 19-member Congress team that drafted the party manifesto was supported by a group of more than 25 people who all had different callings and motives, reports Neelam Pandey.
Uttar Pradesh criminal mastermind Badan Singh Baddo — who was serving a life sentence for the murder of an advocate in 1996 — escaped from police custody. What adds to his public persona is not the fact that he escaped, but how he managed to do it, writes Nandita Singh.
Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into active politics and the Congress’ decision to contest most of the seats in UP alone are more than likely to tilt the balance in the BJP’s favour, writes Mohammed Ayoob.
Chinese goods are flooding Indian households and meeting even their most basic needs, making inroads into areas hitherto considered a domestic preserve, writes Remya Nair.
It is reasonable to conclude at this stage that for the first time in our political history, Pakistan has become the centre-stage of the incumbent’s campaign, writes Shekhar Gupta.