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File photo of Pakistan Prime Minster Imran Khan | @ImranKhanOfficial/Twitter

Arnab Goswami on #EndgamePakistan and Zee News attacks madrasas for ‘jihad ki padhai’

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Former Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath | ANI

319 Bihar candidates are criminals, says Aaj Tak, Mirror Now calls out sexism in netas

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray | Photo: ANI

Times Now on Maharashtra ‘Mahabharat’, ABP News laments Tanishq ad controversy

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On Camera

If Joe Biden wins US presidential election — prepare for an epic policy hangover

As pleasant as it might be to have a president who isn’t actively destroying the country, there are many areas where Biden will need a better plan & political will to make progress.
President Xi Jinping (centre) with other leaders of the Communist Party of China | Representational image: Reuters via ANI

China to reveal how it plans to steer economic growth through the 2030s

China’s Communist Party is expected to release two policy blueprints at the end of 4 days of meetings -- Their 5-year plan & a longer strategy document that stretches until 2035.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressing the biannual Army Commanders Conference in New Delhi Wednesday | Indian Army

China lacks ‘honest intent’, be prepared for any eventuality, Rajnath Singh tells Army

Speaking in Delhi, the Defence Minister told military commanders that the government will strongly back reforms in the armed forces including setting up of theatre commands.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.