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Why Turkey’s rise in Russia-Ukraine war is a masterclass in balancing, hedging strategy

Maintaining close defence ties with Ukraine while engaging with Russia to achieve foreign policy goals shows Turkey's balancing act has lessons.

Days of soft power are over. Defence is the new diplomacy tool for India around the world

As India focuses on more bilateral and multilateral military exercises, it's pushing for hard power when it comes to striking defence deals.

Power, party, dignity, father’s legacy — what all Uddhav Thackeray is losing in Maharashtra

The BJP’s move to place Eknath Shinde in the CM’s chair eclipses political veteran Sharad Pawar as the kingmaker of Maharashtra. The party has paid NCP chief back in his own coin.

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.

You won’t get rid of me Pakistan – I am your General, Top Gun, donkey farmer

I continue to rule Pakistan like the Queen of England once ruled united India. China or Saudi Arabia, I am the new foreign minister too.

Scorpio-N ticks all boxes in the city. Want an old-school offroader? Go for the Thar

Mahindra is so confident about the Scorpio-N that when they announced the price, they did it from the top variant down.

How Mukesh Ambani will split his empire to avoid father’s ‘folly’

Ambani this week put in motion his own succession plan -- eldest Akash to helm Jio, twin Isha expected to head retail while youngest Anant to preside over oil-to-chemicals business.

CDS not the only one. India’s national security management has two more missing links

The absence of a National Security Strategy and revised Raksha Mantri’s Operational Directives means the Indian Armed Forces plan and operate in an ad hoc manner.

‘Historic hurt’ is a modern phrase. Muslims were integral to South Indian gods

The legends of Vavar and other South Indian gods venerated by both Hindus and Muslims show that the Deccan's religious history in the region is far more complex.

One year of being ThePrint’s Readers’ Editor – my job, your mails, our stories

As Readers’ Editor, I want to say, dear reader, we hear you although we may not always agree with you.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

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Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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