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Pervez Musharraf says Pakistan SC’s arrest order forced him to junk return plans

The former dictator, who has been in exile in Dubai and London since 2016, faces several cases, including one for treason.
Outgoing Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian | PTI

Arvind Subramanian lacked knowledge about India, says RSS affiliate

RSS Swadeshi Jagaran Manch has alleged that Arvind Subramanian lacked an understanding of the country.
Indian passport | Commons

Lucknow passport officer transferred for ‘humiliating’ interfaith couple

In a series of tweets to external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, the couple had shared their harrowing experience.
Headquarters of the Election Commission of India in New Delhi | Source: ECI

EC won’t say why there’s been no bypoll in Anantnag

EC refuses to answer ThePrint’s RTI plea asking for official communication on the bypoll between the poll panel, the state and central governments. New Delhi:...
IPS Officer Rema Rajeshwari addresses villagers at a public awareness programme for fake news via social media apps in Balgera village

Telangana female cop’s fight against fake news is saving lives in more than 400 villages

Police officer Rema Rajeshwari has a local antidote, an education campaign, to fight fake news.
Latest news on Taliban | ThePrint

Taliban is a ‘political pressure group’ and India’s neighbours don’t have militants: CIA

In Pakistan, much to the surprise of many, only one entity makes the cut as a political pressure group — the Pakistan Ulema Council, whose chief had reportedly encouraged suicide attacks in 2013.
Editors guild

Try, try and then put in cold storage: Fate of I&B ministry’s bills to shackle the media

Move to regulate online media unlikely to make progress just like past attempts on print and broadcast, I&B officials say.
Health challenge

PM Modi says yoga powerful unifying force in strife-torn world

He said World Yoga Day had become the biggest mass movement across the globe "in the quest for good health and wellbeing". Dehradun: Prime Minister Narendra...
Arvind Subramanian

After Rajan & Panagariya, Arvind Subramanian is third economist to quit Modi establishment

Subramanian had been attacked by sections of the BJP & RSS just as Raghuram Rajan and Arvind Panagariya were for being 'Western imports'.
Narinder Nath Vohra

At the helm in Kashmir again — N.N. Vohra, the man who could bring peace in the Valley

The 81-year-old, known for his administrative acumen, understands state politics and aspirations of the youth. This will be his fourth stint.

OnCamera

A still from Total Dhamaal | Facebook

Total Dhamaal review: An exercise in mediocrity that would make mediocre look better

The third instalment in the Dhamaal series has all the animals and actors in the zoo but not one funny bone.
indus

Can India hurt Pakistan with new Indus dams or Modi govt hyping old project after Pulwama?

In wake of the Pulwama terror attack, union minister for water resources Nitin Gadkari tweeted Thursday that India will “stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan”.

Defence

To bypass US sanctions, India & Russia work out rupee-rouble transfer for S-400 deal

Amid US sanctions against Russia, sources remain tight-lipped about the various modes of payment that are being pursued for the S-400 missile deal.
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.