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ThePrint's Simrin Sirur and Praveen Jain leave the quarantine facility in Vadodara after testing negative | ThePrint

Hope over fear, joy after despair — our 14 days in quarantine were a lesson in positivity

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.

People in my UP village don’t want to go to ‘bade shahar’ any more

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.
Reporter Bismee Taskin | ThePrint

From death to life in 72 hours — my 10 days on the road covering Covid through UP, Bihar

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.
Taran Deol on assignment in Punjab | Screenshot

Warmth, food, lots of chai — 2 journalists on Covid-19 trail get taste of Punjabi kindness

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.
ThePrint's journalists Simrin Sirur (left) and Praveen Jain in an ambulance, commuting to their quarantine centre in Vadodara | Photo: Simrin Sirur | ThePrint

Disbelief, guilt, regret, amusement — when a Covid reporter herself tests positive

We hadn’t touched anyone, sanitised as often as we could, stayed at least 1m away from people, and yet found our false sense of invincibility crushed.

Reporting from Bhilwara was scary as the enemy was invisible. It was a virus

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.
Fatima Khan reports on the violence in Northeast Delhi. | Photo: Manisha Mondal |ThePrint

‘Shakal se Hindu nahin dikhti’ — but a quick-thinking colleague saved me from a mob

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.
Our local contact in Gorakhpur and his friends treated Praveen sir (centre, with chequered muffler) and me to dinner

How kind strangers helped me file story after CAA protests led UP to shut internet down 

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.
Kids play on an under construction railway track in Pilibhit | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Out to meet refugees in UP’s ‘mini-Bengal’, I got a scolding & an invite for fish & rice

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.

On Camera

The moment of the Hand of God Goal, 1986 | Wikimedia

Why the English still can’t let go of the ‘Hand of God’ goal

In England, the continuing anger that Maradona “got away with it” in 1986 comes out of the ashes of empire.
File image of former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan | PTI

Rupee strong from exports perspective, should depreciate a bit, says Raghuram Rajan

India needs to worry about medium-term growth trajectory and see if the current levels of demand are sustainable in future, the former RBI governor says at ASCENT eConclave 2020.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in interaction with his Vietnamese counterpart Friday | Twitter | @Rajnathsingh

Rajnath Singh assures ‘friend’ Vietnam of help modernising its armed forces

India has been in talks with Vietnam, which has maritime border issues with China in the South China Sea, over Hanoi’s interest in acquiring supersonic cruise missile BrahMos.
Illustration by Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint Team

What the amazing rise & sudden death of a ‘Holy Warrior’ tell us about Islam & politics in Pakistan

Khadim Hussain Rizvi was the face of Pakistan’s radical Islamist politics. His sudden death, however, will not end the mass appeal of religious fundamentalism.