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An extension of the lockdown is expected to further hit economic activity that has already come to a halt

IRS officers suggest 4% Covid cess, tax for super rich to help economy recover from lockdown

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
BJP MP Tejasvi Surya | Photo: @Tejasvi_Surya/Twitter

How BJP MP Tejasvi Surya’s five-year-old tweet about orgasms kicked up a row, again

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Representational Image | Students at Delhi University | Photo: www.du.ac.in

UGC says India lacks ‘mechanism’ to hold online exams during Covid-19 lockdown

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
People suspected of coronavirus being transported to various hospitals after Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, Delhi | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

‘Act responsibly’: Muslim IAS-IPS officers’ plea to community after Tablighi Jamaat episode

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
People suspected of coronavirus being transported to various hospitals after Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, Delhi | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

‘Largest viral vector’ — how Tablighi Jamaat spread coronavirus from Malaysia to India

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

India hitting period of exponential growth in Covid-19 cases, can see 30,000 deaths by May

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
A file photo of the banks of River Saryu in Ayodhya

Yogi govt wont ‘defy tradition’, will hold Ayodhya Ram Navami Mela despite COVID-19 threat

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Jyotiraditya Scindia and J.P. Nadda at the BJP headquarters | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

How Sonia & Rahul forced Jyotiraditya Scindia out of Congress and into BJP

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

How Army-IAF fight over Apache helicopters cost India an extra Rs 2,500 crore

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Patanjali CEO Acharya Balakrishna (left) and Patanjali founder Baba Ramdev (right)

Ramdev’s Patanjali doesn’t offer just ghee, honey & toothpaste, but also IT solutions

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

On Camera

Narendra Modi and Nirmala Sitharaman during a Union Cabinet meeting in New Delhi on 3 June | ANI Photo

Why Modi govt doesn’t have the money to spend on Covid crisis & how it can fix the problem

Emerging from the Covid crisis, the Centre will have to take a fresh approach to reviving growth, re-visiting fiscal balance with states, re-imagining GST etc.

Harsh Vardhan questions Delhi govt: Is Arvind Kejriwal failing in handling Covid-19 crisis?

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday raised concerns about rising Covid cases and low testing levels in Delhi.

Defence

File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

India, China army commanders to meet tomorrow. These are the issues 14 Corps chief will raise

14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to meet China’s Southern Xinjiang Military District chief at Chushul-Moldo border personnel meeting point Saturday.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Modi doesn’t feature in a list of India’s reformist prime ministers

Despite big ideas, Modi comes off poorly as a reformer, because his bureaucrats lack the motivation to push reforms and are beginning to enjoy unbridled power.