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Hockey legends turned candidates hit streets in Jalandhar Cantonment as campaign fever starts

ThePrint follows the election campaigns of hockey legends Pargat Singh of the Congress and Surinder Singh Sodhi of AAP, and of the Congress’s Malvika Sood, sister of actor Sonu Sood.

Shower of petals, memories of Punjab’s valour as Channi marks 1st R-Day as CM in Jalandhar

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi hoisted the national flag at Guru Gobind Singh Stadium in Jalandhar to celebrate the 73rd Republic Day Wednesday.

2021 in photos part 2 — Covid pyres burn all day, police of 2 states clash, a deadly ambush

An Assam Rifles Colonel was killed along with his wife, son & four other soldiers in a terrorist ambush in Manipur. This year also saw the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, which dominated headlines for weeks.

2021 in pictures — Covid 2nd wave brings India to its knees, and Neeraj Chopra wins Olympic gold

Clashes erupted on Republic Day during a farmers' tractor rally in Delhi. Later in the year, the farmers’ protest ended with government repealing the farm laws.

General Bipin Rawat’s funeral, Putin’s visit to India and more — the news in photos

Here are the pictures captured by ThePrint photographers from across the country.

Saryu canal project is now operational: Take a look at how it traverses through eastern UP

ThePrint's National Photo Editor Praveen Jain brings you pictures of the nearly-Rs 10,000 crore project that was in the making for over four decades.

Puri transformation, ASHA worker in Forbes — snapshots of hidden stories from Odisha

Over 10 days, from 1-10 December, ThePrint travelled more than 2,500 km, across six districts, observing and recording the stories of survival, economic and health development.

Harnaaz Sandhu is the 12th Indian to win a big beauty pageant. Here’s a look back at the others

Harnaaz Sandhu is the third Indian to be crowned Miss Universe. Sushmita Sen won the pageant in 1994, and Lara Dutta Bhupathi bagged the title in 2000.

Modi leads tributes to Gen. Bipin Rawat & others killed in crash as bodies arrive in Delhi

Only 3 of 13 bodies identified so far — those of Gen. Rawat, his wife Madhulika, and Brig. L.S. Lidder. Gen. Rawat's funeral will take place with full military honours Friday.

After Modi says ‘red cap is red alert’, SP MPs flaunt theirs at protest against RS suspensions

Referring to Samajwadi Party's red caps, PM Modi said in Gorakhpur Tuesday they were a 'sign of danger'. Akhilesh Yadav & Jaya Bachchan wore them in Parliament complex Wednesday.

On Camera

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Hindu-Muslim to basic humanity—Bilkis Bano case shows India will never be free of Nirbhayas

Gujarat govt’s remission of life sentence of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano gangrape case makes a mockery of everything PM Modi has been saying about protecting women’s safety.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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