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An IAS officer known for corruption crackdown in UP now in focus for all the wrong reasons

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
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Rs 2,000 note on its way out as govt looks to ‘cut tax evasion, hoarding’

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From fear of homosexuality in Army to lateral entry into IAS: ThePrint’s 20 best of 2018

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in 2018.
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The malaise that may be afflicting India’s civil service

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UPSC invites fresh applications for lateral entry into IAS

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How Indian postal service officers keep beating IAS, IPS to top posts

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week
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How popular TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati became an agenda-setting exercise

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
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How Indian women are getting assaulted on Tinder dates but are clueless about remedy

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How Shehla Rashid’s tweet on Sinead O’Connor sparked an ideological debate

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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...

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Sri Lankan soldiers inspect the damage inside St. Sebastian's Church, Sri Lanka | Tharaka Basnayaka/Bloomberg

Sri Lanka attacks mark birth of terrorism 3.0

Terrorism 3.0 is defined by the Islamic State — a globally dispersed, highly lethal, financially capable, deeply innovative organisation.

Sri Lanka terror attack: Did the world let its guard down on ISIS?

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the serial suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, which have killed more than 300 people till last count.

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Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
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Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.