Tuesday, 19 February, 2019

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How the opposition can beat Narendra Modi in 2019, and how it can’t

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week. There are two ways opposition can beat Modi in 2019...
Tavleen Singh and Barkha Dutt

Tavleen Singh takes on #MeToo supporters, explains why she isn’t on the same page

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar leaves MEA | Kamal Singh/PTI

Once a brilliant editor, MJ Akbar is now seen as India’s most high-profile sexual predator

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

Bangladesh no longer a backward neighbour, it has overtaken India on GDP growth

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi | Manvender Vashist/PTI

The Narendra Modi govt is under siege from within

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

In new engineering course: Wright brothers didn’t invent plane, batteries existed in Vedic age

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

The cancer that ails 2 of India’s top politicians & a talent-averse Modi govt

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Representational image of Indian soldiers | Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Why Supreme Court’s verdict decriminalising homosexuality has Indian Army worried

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

How a woman who couldn’t go to IIT because she got married became ISRO’s top engineer

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal | PTI

A stuttering AAP and why Modi escapes being ridiculed for his gaffes

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

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.