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At annual meet of Disaster Response Force, pat on the back from Amit Shah & roadmap for future

Several top officers were present at NDRF's 'Annual Conference on Capacity Building for Disaster Response', including BSF's Pankaj Kumar Singh & NSG's M.A. Ganapathy.

On World Health Day, Modi govt’s ‘Yoga Mahotsav’ toasts India’s ‘ancestral way of life’

Ayush Ministry organised a Yoga Mahotsav at Red Fort Thursday to mark World Health Day. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla was the chief guest, with ministers & envoys in attendance.

New saffron caps, all smiles — snapshots from BJP’s 42nd Foundation Day event in New Delhi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Bharatiya Janata Party workers on the party’s 42nd Foundation Day Wednesday. Several Union ministers and party leaders attended...

Secret to judges’ big-hitting, ‘howzzat’ moments — snapshots from Bar vs Bench cricket match

Lawyers of Supreme Court Bar Association & a group of mostly SC judges took part in an annual friendly cricket match Sunday. ThePrint's Praveen Jain was there to catch the action.

In pictures: Modi & Deuba meet on Nepal PM’s Delhi visit, flag off train between neighbours

Modi and Deuba, who has earlier held the PM's chair for four other terms, Saturday agreed to give priority to trade and cross-border connectivity initiatives in all respects.

March 2022 in photos — BJP’s win in 4 states, Indians’ evacuation from Ukraine & foreign visits

Between assembly election results in five states and Russia's war in Ukraine, March was a news-filled month. Here are a few key snapshots of events shaping our world.

Warm greetings, deep conversations, some latecomers: A peek at Modi & BJP brass at Delhi meet

BJP president J.P. Nadda, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Home Minister Amit Shah were among those present. On the agenda was an analysis of assembly polls wins & losses.

Before business, joining hands in namaste — glimpses from Modi’s meeting with Japanese PM

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was in Delhi Saturday to participate in 14th India-Japan Annual Summit. ThePrint's Praveen Jain brings moments from his meeting with PM Modi.

BJP celebrates wins, Modi puts limelight on Nadda — glimpses from parliamentary party meeting

The meeting, at Delhi's Ambedkar Bhavan, saw PM Modi and party chief Nadda being felicitated for the BJP's wins in 4 states. Modi also spoke against dynastic politics.

Smiling BJP MPs, Bhagwant Mann’s resignation — assembly polls set mood as Parliament resumes

As number of Covid cases has declined, both Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha have returned to normal sittings for second part of Budget session — the two Houses will now convene concurrently.

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Modi govt’s modest Rs 65,000 crore disinvestment target for FY23 seems to be a tall order

Government has already met one-third of its Rs 65,000-cr disinvestment target for this year. But legal and procedural delays with high-value companies are now posing hurdles.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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