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Who is Sameer Wankhede, the IRS officer in the spotlight in Aryan Khan drugs case

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

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Customs, service tax, drugs: If Bollywood is in trouble, Sameer Wankhede, IRS, must be around

Sameer Wankhede, in the spotlight over drugs against Aryan Khan, says he isn’t going after Bollywood. We arrest many people, but media only highlights a case involving a celebrity, he tells Manasi Phadke.

‘Lot of money changed hands’, says CBI after arresting 5 including serving Navy commander

The CBI arrested five people, including a serving commander, two veterans and two private individuals, for “passing on sensitive information in connection with the modernisation of a submarine project in exchange for money, reports Ananya Bhardwaj and Snehesh Alex Philip.

Greater Noida to Gurgaon — 5 NCR forests that you must visit before Corbett

Noida, Greater Noida, Gurgaon and Faridabad have hidden forests too, some going back hundreds of years. Tina Das brings to you the list of five NCR forests that are waiting to be not just explored but also understood and preserved.

Shah Rukh Khan was India. And then India changed

Shah Rukh Khan is a product of the institutions and ethos that have made India a proud democracy. It was a world in which education could make you enter a world of privilege and you could shut the door after you. In the new India, you’re expected to keep the door open, writes Kaveree Bamzai.

Can Ambani & Adani’s corporate dominance last? Look at South Korea & Japan for answers

Both groups are recognised for breakthrough business acumen, but so are others. If they stand apart, it is because of their apparent hunger for dominance, writes T.N. Ninan.

What I learnt about Digital India when I decided to buy a TV from defence canteen stores

Buying a TV through the Canteen Stores Department should be easy, or so I thought. After all, I had an updated digital canteen card, but here’s what happened, Lt Gen (Dr) Prakash Menon writes.

Aryan Khan-Wankhede story nudges IPS-IRS-IAS officers to call out those who violate their oath

We see what madness for fame and stardom has done to some people from the All India and Class I Services. Even as most others work sincerely, in relative anonymity, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.


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