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Wondering why your packets of snacks to detergent are getting smaller? Blame it on shrinkflation

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

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You’re not imagining it, Maggi to Vim bar—FMCGs are getting smaller. Shrinkflation is here

The chips, cola, detergent and namkeen you’re buying are getting more expensive. You’re just not noticing it, thanks to shrinkflation, reports Shubhangi Misra.

 

Fact vs fiction: National Family Health Survey busts some myths about Muslims in India

Overpopulation, a disregard for women’s education and early marriages — the latest National Family Health Survey breaks down the myths that haunt the Muslim community, reports Nikhil Rampal.

 

Egg, ink & slaps — what explains aggressive turn of Sharad Pawar’s NCP

Incidents like throwing ink and eggs & hurling chappals have not been unheard of in Maharashtra’s political landscape. But they have mostly been associated with Shiv Sena, reports Mansi Phadke.

 

US ignores failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory, writes Praveen Swami.

 

Diet, not fancy hair products, can help stop hair loss. Here’s why

Miracle oils and magic treatments may not come handy when dealing with hair loss. But a well-balanced, nutrient dense diet might, writes Subhasree Ray.

 

MoD ‘empire’ has struck back on PM Modi’s CDS reform. But he must stay his course

It was probably too much to expect that the CDS could bring about the politically mandated changes despite friction between MoD and the Services, writes Lt. General Prakash Menon.

 

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.

 

 

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