Tuesday, 19 February, 2019

Plugged In

Illustrated by Siddhant Gupta

Plugged-In: Warrants for Nirav Modi, outspoken Chelameswar and Karnataka elections

Plugged-In from ThePrint is a new feature that sifts through the mountain of content and explains the big headlines and commentary from across media — briefly, intelligently. A one-stop quick-read put together by the best minds in the business for the news junkie on the go.

Plugged-In: Salman Khan goes to prison, the death of privacy, and Arun Jaitley’s health

A 24×7 blur of headlines, breaking news and shouting matches, notifications and pop-ups — news, views and opinion have become an overwhelming flood that...
Smriti Irani

Plugged-In: Govt tracking journalists, CBSE leak, and CJI impeachment

The government may be able to track journalists’ movements in and out of government buildings and offices through the use of RFID cards
A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Plugged-In: Modi versus Smriti Irani, freedom of the press, and Supreme Court’s firm stand

A 24×7 blur of headlines, breaking news and shouting matches, notifications and pop-ups — ThePrint brings to you the news, views and opinions that matter.
Police personnel lathicharge on an activist during the 'Bharat Bandh' by Dalit organisations, in Varanasi Monday. | PTI

Plugged-In: Blacklisting journalists, Dalit protests, and Kejriwal’s apologies

9 people were killed and hundreds injured as protests by Dalits shook north India Monday. Six people were killed in Madhya Pradesh, two in Uttar Pradesh, and one in Rajasthan
Kashmir militancy

Plugged-In: Kashmir’s deadliest clashes in years, ISRO power failure, Dalit History Month

In the Valley of death: 12 militants, 4 civilians, and 3 jawans have been killed in Kashmir encounters. These numbers haunt the front pages of all major dailies


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.