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Jinnah felt Pakistani & Indian soldiers would fight side by side against invaders

Journalist Kuldip Nayar recounts Lal Bahadur Shastri saying Kashmir may have had a different fate if what Jinnah believed had come true.
Ratan Tata

Selfless national interest doesn’t quite drive corporate-politician ties: Ratan Tata

Money's corrupting role in Indian politics has only grown since the country's independence, writes Ratan Tata
Apart from Victoria’s Secret and Pink, brands sourcing from a bra & panty business park near Visakhapatnam include Marks & Spencer and Lidl | Commons

What a bra & panty business park near Visakhapatnam can teach Modi about job creation

The park is a textbook case on how clustering can make smaller companies competitive and more productive, and enable them to generate employment.

By 2017, Modi had belied the hopes he raised in 2014

Modi rapidly expanded same welfare schemes he had called a leading symbol of India’s economic underachievement under the Congress.

Some sects of Hinduism encourage sex during your periods

Menstrual blood is, in fact, considered pure and sacred, and plays a very important role in certain Tantric rituals.
Sonia Gandhi

Why nobody sat on the same sofa as Sonia Gandhi

Many of us have been witness to this almost feudal style of functioning that has come to define the Sonia Gandhi era in the Congress.
Major Somnath Sharma

Ambushed & injured in Kashmir: How Major Somnath Sharma earned a Param Vir Chakra

Despite nursing a fracture, Major Somnath Sharma refused to stay behind while his men were sent on a mission. 
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar pays tribute to former union defence minister George Fernandes in Patna | PTI

George Fernandes always said Nitish Kumar was one person whose mind he could never fathom

The final nail in the coffin for George Fernandes was perhaps the humiliation of being rejected for his Muzaffarpur constituency by his party colleagues.
A protest against lynchings

Communal violence in the time of Modi has a distinct shade. Here’s why

With targeted hate crimes on the rise, an atmosphere of fear has become ubiquitous among India's minorities. 
A representational image of a corporate meeting

The simple way non-MBAs can be as good as MBA types in India

If you don’t want an MBA to have an advantage over a non-MBA, you should be comfortable losing the advantage of your education to an uneducated person.


Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Blood, bodies and scars: What I saw after the 1983 Nellie massacre in Assam

On the anniversary of the Nellie massacre in Assam, which claimed thousands of lives in a few hours, I recall the horrid sights.

As Pakistan’s leverage with US, China, Saudi Arabia grows, is it even possible to isolate it?

Pakistan signed deals worth $20 billion with Saudi Arabia, even as India vows to isolate the neighbour diplomatically after the Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy.


A Rafale fighter aircraft seen during rehearsals for fly-past ahead of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka Air Base in Bengaluru

IAF deputy chief and other senior officers set to fly Rafale at Aero India

Even as political slug-fest continues over the deal, IAF is throwing its weight behind Rafale, the first of which is to be delivered in September 2019.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.