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‘Not a scratch on Pakistani civilians, army’: Modi govt’s directive before Balakot strikes

Union minister Sushma Swaraj said no Pakistani soldier or civilian was killed in the February Balakot air strikes since the target was JeM.

Temple run, books, meetings: What Yogi, Mayawati, Maneka & Azam Khan did during EC ban

Starting Tuesday, for a period of 48 or 72 hours, Adityanath, Maneka Gandhi, Mayawati & Azam Khan were barred from campaigning
Valsad railway station

Inside Valsad, the bellwether seat that always votes for party which goes on to rule India

Historically, whoever wins Valsad wins India. ThePrint travels to this bellwether constituency to understand the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
Second phase of Lok Sabha elections

Phase 2 of Lok Sabha polls records moderate to high voter turnout

Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said no reports of booth capturing or any other untoward incident regarding law and order has been received so far.

Bush, Manmohan, Advani… BJP’s GVLN Rao joins some big names who’ve faced flying shoes

BJP spokesperson G.V.L. Narasimha Rao had a shoe hurled at him in New Delhi Thursday, but politicians have been in the firing line for over a decade now.
Headquarters of the Election Commission in New Delhi | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Election Commission bans Madhya Pradesh Congress poll campaign of Chowkidar Chor Hai

State Congress' media cell chairperson Shobha Oza has said that a delegation will meet EC officials Thursday evening seeking a reversal of the poll body's decision.

Shoe flung at BJP’s spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao during media briefing

GVL Narasimha Rao was talking about fielding Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal constituency when the incident happened.

IAS official suspended for allegedly checking PM’s chopper, EC says dereliction of duty

Congress accused the Election Commission of bias after it suspended IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin.
Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba claims Army using chemicals to ‘disfigure’ militant bodies, NC says clarify please

PDP leaders say Mehbooba Mufti made the remark after multiple meetings with 'public delegations' from north and south Kashmir.
Mayawati and Mulayam Sing Yadav

Mayawati, Mulayam set for showstopper rally after 24 years of ‘murder plots’ & sexist jibes

Since the infamous Lucknow guesthouse incident, BSP's Mayawati and SP's Mulayam have been sworn enemies. But Friday's rally in Mainpuri could well make that history.

On Camera

tiktok app

Google, Apple stop TikTok downloads: Is HC order quashing small town India’s creative joy?

Google and Apple have blocked downloads of the video-sharing app TikTok in India in compliance with the Madras High Court order.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
National interest

Imran Khan’s ‘support’ for Modi shows BJP has walked into its own Pakistan trap

Modi & the BJP hope to return to power by exploiting the fear of Pakistan. Imran Khan has turned the tables and become a factor dividing Indian public opinion.