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Representational image | Soham Sen | ThePrint

Ladakh stand-off is a wake-up call on the power imbalance between India and China

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Kangana Ranaut during the trailer launch of her upcoming film, Manikarnika

Kangana missed a key lesson in her Manikarnika film. Now she’s lost support of the Jhalkari Bais

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Indian spices (representative image) | Pixabay

Doctors fight new emergencies in Covid times — side effects of too much turmeric, Vitamin D

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Representational image of military equipment in Ladakh | Photo: ANI

Indian Army used ‘tactical signalling’ at LAC to stop Chinese troops from advancing closer

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Representational image of college students | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Here’s how govt plans to hold NEET, JEE Mains next month amid Covid risks

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Jahnvi Kapoor in a still from the movie Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl | YouTube/ Netflix India

How Gunjan Saxena made me a ‘bechari’ from being a strong woman in my daughters’ eyes

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Sushant Singh Rajput | Twitter

Burden of being a son in toxic Bihari families — What Sushant Singh Rajput’s death tells us

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Bricks bearing the inscription 'Shri Ram' were brought to Ayodhya from a village on the Delhi-Haryana border, for the Ram Janmabhoomi temple | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

How Babri Masjid demolition was rehearsed and executed in 1992 — rare photos tell the story

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Students at DU | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

UGC stand is clear — universities will have to conduct final-year exams to hand out degrees

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

Imran Khan is damaging Pakistan’s education system far deeper than Zia-ul-Haq did

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

On Camera

Keep the money flowing — the key to China’s continued Covid recovery

The govt is generally thought to be able to engineer recovery for state-owned enterprises. In fact, it can do the same for private sector, which accounts for more than 60% of GDP.
Representational image. | A five gram gold coin sits on a counter inside a Titan Co. Tanishq jewellery store in Mumbai. | Photo: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Tatas got panned for Tanishq ad. But this state govt is the largest shareholder in Titan

Titan was set up in 1984 as a joint venture between the Tata group and a state govt. While the Tatas own 25.02% stake, the state govt owns 27.88% stake in the company.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

India & US agree on deeper cooperation in Indo-Pacific as Rajnath meets Mark Esper

The hour-long meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark Esper came a day before the bilateral 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Delhi.
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.