Tuesday, 19 February, 2019

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CBI’s Kolkata misadventure only adds to its ‘caged parrot’ narrative

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Goyal’s budget smartly resists temptation to go overboard on income guarantee

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The curious case of U-turns on Chanda Kochhar

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Hindu seers’ threat to march to Ayodhya will force Modi to prove his respect for judiciary

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Congress’ behaviour in Karnataka makes no political sense

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CBI’s ICICI Bank FIR could hurt lending & Indian economy

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Bankruptcy code ruling by Supreme Court is a good move

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India’s cricket administrators see sense at last

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Quota was supposed to be tool for empowerment, but that’s lost in this poll season

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Can Modi afford to skip Davos in election year?

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OnCamera

Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Blood, bodies and scars: What I saw after the 1983 Nellie massacre in Assam

On the anniversary of the Nellie massacre in Assam, which claimed thousands of lives in a few hours, I recall the horrid sights.

As Pakistan’s leverage with US, China, Saudi Arabia grows, is it even possible to isolate it?

Pakistan signed deals worth $20 billion with Saudi Arabia, even as India vows to isolate the neighbour diplomatically after the Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy.

Defence

A Rafale fighter aircraft seen during rehearsals for fly-past ahead of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka Air Base in Bengaluru

IAF deputy chief and other senior officers set to fly Rafale at Aero India

Even as political slug-fest continues over the deal, IAF is throwing its weight behind Rafale, the first of which is to be delivered in September 2019.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.