Saturday, 2 July, 2022


Whistleblower says Cambridge Analytica is a ‘coloniser’, names Congress as client in India

Christopher Wylie, who exposed the role Cambridge Analytica played in big political events such as Brexit, says it has done “all kinds of projects” in India.

Student body elections in Punjab soon, after govt lifts ban imposed in 1984

Currently, student bodies are run by those chosen by the university/college management and staff. Local gangsters sometimes have an influence too.

No evidence to link Hindu group leader Bhide to Bhima Koregaon attack, says Maharashtra CM

Fadnavis’ statement comes a day after thousands of Dalits led by B.R. Ambedkar’s grandson assembled in Mumbai demanding Bhide’s arrest.

What the Cong-BJP fight over poll-date tweets tells us about their priorities

The textbook case of misplaced priorities should have the voters in Karnataka truly worried.

Anna could end his latest hunger strike on 29 March if satisfied with Modi govt assurances

Anna insists he will only end his strike when the government presents a detailed plan to implement his demands.

Exclusive: The inside story of what Cambridge Analytica actually did in India

Alexander Nix and others of SCL Laboratories tried working in India on a project in 2011, but it collapsed in 2012 as Nix’s secret plan was accidentally outed. 

Amit Shah says Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah is an anti-Hindu leader

BJP chief slams Karnataka CM over minority religion tag for Lingayats; asks why Siddaramaiah didn’t do this earlier in his term.

Amit Shah has a 19-point agenda to guide the BJP team in Karnataka

The aim is to ensure the party has in place robust booth-wise teams armed with statistics and data on every voter’s political inclination.

Karnataka poll dates announced: Here are the five factors that will decide the outcome

Voting on 12 May, results on 15 May for crucial election a year before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Mamata Banerjee to woo opposition leaders during her Delhi trip

TMC sources said Mamata also plans to reach out to regional parties such as the TDP, a former BJP ally, and the BJD for a united oppn in 2019

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.