Tuesday, 19 February, 2019

Best of ThePrint ICYMI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi | Manvender Vashist/PTI

‘Patriotic’ discourse in India, and Narendra Modi’s Twitter interests

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with then Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif | PTI

Sharif’s dramatic bid for peace with Vajpayee & formula for qualification-based postings

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

Inside India’s Rs 3,000-cr IAS coaching industry & the mysterious man seen with SP leaders

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

The caste calculus inside BJP’s own house, & how patriarchy is holding back Priyanka Gandhi

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the past week.
New BJP Headquarter

Ambedkar on its agenda, but BJP has little space for Dalits in its own house

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.
PM Narendra Modi

IAS officers losing their sheen under Modi govt, & where higher education funds are going

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.
File photo of Imran Khan in Islamabad | AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images

Pakistan’s Imran Khan problem, and income tax candy from Congress

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.
File image of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi | Flickr

Congress proposes no tax for all under 35, and Modi govt looks to snuff out Nehru legacy

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi’s meeting with women journalists, and a gang rape case takes a radical turn

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.
Karan Thapar

Karan Thapar’s family tree, and a Viagra epidemic sweeping the country

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.

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.