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‘Guide juniors on the right path’ — Justice Ramana’s message to the bar on last working day

The ex-CJI also calls for adopting modern technology tools and artificial intelligence to address the "huge challenge" of pendency of cases.

Holy Cow! At Gandhidham, dying cattle are overrunning streets, and overwhelming administration

Although official reports state that over 3,000 cattle have died from the Lumpy Skin Disease in Rajasthan and Gujarat, locals say the numbers could be higher.

‘Ease of justice’ as important as ‘ease of doing business’, says PM at 1st All India DLSA event

Time to take resolutions that will take the country to new heights, Modi said at the inaugural session of a two-day event organised by the National Legal Services Authority.

In pictures: Kovind bids goodbye to Rashtrapati Bhavan as Murmu takes over as 15th President

From Rashtrapati Bhavan, Murmu was accompanied by Ram Nath Kovind to Parliament House, where she was sworn in. She then returned to President's house after the swearing-in ceremony.

Modi to Manmohan Singh, top leaders at Parliament House to vote for India’s next President

In the race are the National Democratic Alliance's pick Droupadi Murmu, and the opposition's consensus candidate Yashwant Sinha.

In pictures: Modi says MSMEs ‘pillar of India’s growth story’, launches Rs 6,000 crore scheme

'Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance' scheme is intended to ramp up capacity & coverage, PM said at event held at Vigyan Bhawan Thursday as part of govt's Udyami Bharat programme.

PM flags off first ever torch relay for Chess Olympiad, plays a mini match with Koneru Humpy

The torch will be taken to 75 cities over a span of 40 days before arriving in Mahabalipuram. At every location, chess grandmasters of the state will receive the torch.

With digital exhibition and coins, Modi & Sitharaman mark ‘Iconic Week’ of Amrit Mahotsav

With focus on reforms, 'Iconic Week' of Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Corporate Affairs is being celebrated between 6 and 11 June, as part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'.

Fruit-seller to father of sensation: Snapshots of how life has changed for Umran Malik’s family

Umran Malik has been one of the stars of this edition of the IPL, bowling the fastest delivery and earning rave reviews. His family lives in Jammu's Gujjar Nagar.

A day in the life of primary school students in Gujarat, as shorthanded teachers multitask

BJP govt in Gujarat has said 700 state-run primary schools have a single teacher for classes between one and eight. ThePrint captures scenes from some of these schools.

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.