Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during Dussehra celebrations, at Dwarka in New Delhi. | PTI
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Modi faces no political costs for suffering he causes. He’s just like Iran’s Ali Khamenei

It astounds many that Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn’t even acknowledge the migrant crisis or the loss of jobs in his ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ speech. And yet there is no anger with him, writes Asim Ali.

IAF chief contradicts CDS Rawat, says plan is to buy 114 foreign fighters besides LCA Tejas

Four days after Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat said the Indian Air Force was planning to switch over to Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’ rather than pursue a global tender for 114 new fighter jets, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria has contradicted him, reports Snehesh Alex Philip.

New twist in tussle as CRPF withdraws cooks, drivers posted with retired IPS officers

The long-standing tussle between the Indian Police Service (IPS) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officers took a new turn when the CRPF ordered that staff — domestic helps and orderlies — provided to retired or repatriated IPS officers be withdrawn with immediate effect, reports Sanya Dhingra.

The surveys can’t be true: Modi’s popularity has taken a beating with migrant crisis

The idea that nothing hurts Prime Minister Modi is bunkum. He gets too much credit for the opposition’s inability to seize opportunities, writes Shivam Vij.

This is how Tirupati temple plans to open doors to devotees once it gets govt approval

The Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh has begun preparations to welcome its devotees by marking circles on the premises where people usually stand in queues, making wearing of masks compulsory and capping the number of visitors per day, reports Rohini Swamy.

Modi’s BJP has found a way to beat coronavirus—by creating a make-believe India

In a recent 9-minute video, the BJP painted a rosy picture of the Narendra Modi government’s six years in power. You wouldn’t know India was going through a crisis, writes D.K. Singh.

PM, CM, DM: India’s 3 big power centres have been exposed by one disaster

The prime minister, chief minister and district magistrate are the three engines of India’s governance, but their handling of the coronavirus pandemic is going awry, writes Shekhar Gupta is this week’s ‘National Interest’.

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  1. Your argument is baseless , clearly you have no knowledge of how the economy was one way working for US, Iran chose to be not the servants of US like India didn’t want to be the servant of the British,
    Don’t speak rubbish when you don’t have ground reports…. …

  2. Mr. Modi is an elected leader. You have right to spit venom under Modi. It would not have been possible under Khomeni. This writer would have been executed by now, had he/she been Khomeni.
    So just keep your jealous against Modi spreading, to make him more popular.

  3. The Print is loosing it’s credibility with fake and biased articles. They don’t have any facts but some jealous reporter’s opinion which don’t matter to majority. It’s a abuse to this country’s democracy and freedom. “Print please don’t Print”

    • As prime minister Modi should have mother’s heart towards poor and disable during crisis not to leave to die on street starving during lockdown, life is precis

  4. To lead the country requires intellectual and dynamic leader. Putin, Khameni are powerful leaders but not good leaders. Just bubbling in the air easy but reality different.

  5. Envying Mr.Modi is of no use. The writer has forgotten the simple fact that people recognize PM as a tall leader. Can he suggest an alternative to Mr.Modi who can govern with a sheer commitment. The communist can only criticize but they know they are good for nothing.

  6. Mr.Modi is the only leader worth the salt.Otherwise this country is full of Dhritarashtras.Yes we did have some good leaders , like late Jayalalitha,unfortunately She too left very early.
    Comparing to the Iranian fanatics is only demeaning our PM n the Indians.
    Iran was a very prosperous country once upon abtime.
    Look at the sad state of their life as a whole.
    Have U forgotten how some of their corona victims died in the recent past?

  7. Shekar Gupta has lost it. He is known for his negative, fake and Anti government views. No matter who writes what, when and how against Modi or against the Government it will only help him and his Government to bounce back with a greater majority.

  8. The author is right in a lot of ways. Why do people have faith in Modi? It is to offset the personal hatred of such people who would blame everything to Modi. Even for a global pandemic like Covid, which has led lakhs of lost lives across the world and lost millions of jobs, these hate mongers are trying to build a local narrative around the same and trying to put Modi on the block. The day when criticism is genuine and duly limited to policies, people will have a fair estimate. Unfortunately criticism today is only blinded by personal hatred for the PM which reinforces the faith of the larger majority of the country. The critics remained hypocritical by putting all blame at Modi while having no accountability for the CMs.
    Even at a time when the PM needed all support for all quarters of society, the hypocrite class continued to have a predecided criticism and prayed for his failure at every stage. Such attitude is never going to help the country.

  9. Why PM Modi is just like Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei —
    1. Both have beards
    2. Both are bachelors
    My intellect does not go beyond these two similarities. For every thing else Modi is not what Ali Khamenei is.

  10. What a insane article comparing a Great Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei (May He live long) to a chai wala Modiji

  11. Where is the comparison with Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei? This is immature journalism, just to paint Indian PM black they came up with fancy title.

  12. Literate bhakts supporting the demagogue in power who has destroyed the country, blindly twisting laws to support his cronies, has the EC in his pocket and his globetrotting for the last six years has brought zero investments. Best orator, no feelings for the poor. Illiterates should not and neither the candidate whose degree is in doubt should step in to rule the country.

  13. The Print proves to be Congress Party funded this article proves it.U stupid are comparing an elected Modiji to Khameini?Get Lost U bunch of ‘IDIOTS’

  14. This is backed by anti national group some fundamentalist and urban naxals
    The print never prints what is printable

  15. As the nation gets drawn into a crisis, Modibhakts are getting hypersensitive about criticism. The God that Failed.

  16. Modi always had good intentions n is honest should know no amount of efforts will be sufficient for country like India. Writer name suggest what his mentality will be for Modi.. Anyway he has his right to you say but Indians know the truth and they will stand by Modi ji irrespective of what these cockroaches talk .. Worst luck to them

  17. the owner of the media house, the media house and the ANCHOR of the Media house are the 3 pillars of the governance of the media house but there handling of the news in particular and their media house as a whole is totally away from the real issue and reallity the layman like me believes that there moto is……..
    they must understand the reallity of the life is NATION first then only profit

  18. I don’t understand, how you guys only have such solid criticism for the government, the prime minister, and about all of his activities. But you can’t take a positive step to do anything good for this country. Being critical is far too easy rather than taking a stand.

  19. World is recognizing our pm as one who handles the situation well. And yes the big accomplishments of our pm can hide those dad feelings…at last average comes as he is only the best choice among the present choices

  20. We are passing through unprecedented phase affecting multiple aspects, In a small speach of our PM it is not expected to cover all the actionable points to please ‘Postmortem specialists’, Insensible people with shallow knowledge shouldn’t be given platform to write any rubbish.

  21. Shekhar Gupta must shut up all his holes and stop chammaring against the Indian Government and NAMO, Who is funding this idiot?
    What genuine contribution has he made to the Nation except negative criticism,”The Print” must be taken out of circulation like the National Herald.
    SG licks Antonio Maino & Muslims too much,
    they no longer need soap to wash themselves.

    • Let him waste time this way which help increase popularity of modi n exposed the I’ll mentality of this fellow.

  22. How do you justify the heading of the article that our elected PMNarendra is compared with the Iran’s religious leader Khomeini? What are the facts to justify?


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