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MPs must use monsoon session to review & reset India’s Covid fight as 24 of them test positive

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Covid needs to be Mumbai’s priority, not a demolition drama involving Kangana Ranaut

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Ugly spectacle of Rhea Chakraborty’s arrest should now make way for fair due process

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Question Hour suspension is undemocratic. Govt must not give impression it’s running scared

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New tensions on LAC shouldn’t escalate like Galwan. Raise diplomacy stakes to push China back

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GDP numbers show Modi govt needs to work on stimulating demand

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On Camera

Plastic pollution in water bodies

Banning glitter is not going to save the oceans

Humans release 1.5 million tons of primary microplastics into the ocean annually, a sum equivalent to one disgorged plastic bag for every person each week.
File image of a sign outside the Income Tax office | Photo: Brent Lewin | Bloomberg

Govt extends deadline for filing income tax return till 31 December

Earlier in May, the govt had extended the date for filing ITR for FY2019-20 from 31 July to 30 November to give compliance relief to taxpayers.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.