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In Narendra Modi’s first 100 days, Amit Shah has become India’s most powerful man

Should the PM tell his home minister to tone down his rhetoric and allow him to fix the economy on priority?

Act East to Act Far East: Why Narendra Modi’s Vladivostok trip is such an ace

If Modi’s second tenure has to work, then he has to turn around the economy. That’s why he is believed to have got rid of principal secretary Nripendra Misra.

France to Chidambaram – PM Modi now has almost complete control over all levers of power

As the Congress party flails at home, the Modi-Amit Shah duo is consolidating power at home and abroad.

With Kashmir move, Modi has ensured map-making comes to an end in subcontinent

Modi has made clear that India will not venture beyond LoC to take territory, like the Pakistanis, but it will defend its own, no matter the price.

Modi hails triple talaq law as achievement, but is very quiet on women reservation bill

Modi govt wants to promote a pro-women narrative but has made no effort to pass women’s reservation bill in Lok Sabha where it enjoys a brute majority.

Modi clearly missed the danger signals as economy tanked; he must now steer it

Subhash Garg’s replacement Atanu Chakraborty in finance ministry is an old Gujarat hand. Modi and Chakraborty obviously know each other well.

Karnataka instability to Kulbhushan Jadhav: This has been a good week for PM Modi

The biggest feather in Modi’s cap these last few days has been International Court of Justice verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav.

In Osaka, a mature Modi has emerged – one who didn’t make the mistake of hugging Trump

Modi assumed the quiet dignity of his office, which represents 1.3 billion people, and let Trump ramble on and on.

The terrible silence in Muzaffarpur that has got everyone tongue-tied, including PM Modi

Is the Janata Dal(United)-BJP coalition in Bihar coming in the way of action being taken on controlling the encephalitis epidemic in Muzaffarpur?

Beyond cold silences between Modi & Imran Khan in Bishkek, India needs to make nice with US

The US would like India and Pakistan to talk, if only to return the region to some modicum of stability.

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File photo of AIIMS, New Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Taiwan learnt to deal with China’s cyberattacks. India can take tips

Gone are the days when China’s cyber espionage campaigns were targeted at Tibetans in Dharamsala. We now live in a world where Chinese threats target India’s critical infrastructure.
Female labour force participation in India is among the lowest in the world, according to World Bank | ANI 

‘Remarkably resilient, better prepared’: World Bank revises India’s economic growth to...

Strong macroeconomic fundamentals have placed India in good stead compared to other emerging market economies, says World Bank. Lowers next year’s growth estimate from 7% to 6.6%.


Illustration by Soham Sen, ThePrint

How Arunachal is front & centre in Modi govt’s massive border...

Of total highway projects worth Rs 1.6 lakh cr announced for Northeast last month, Arunachal got the lion’s share. Meanwhile, BRO’s outlay also saw a significant jump this year.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP...

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.