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Ram Vilas Paswan’s latest move on atrocities act in Supreme Court may embarrass Modi govt

Punjab assembly passes resolution to file review plea against order, saying it will lead to an increase in atrocities against Dalits.
Tannishtha Chatterjee

Indian film stars should be politically active, says Tannishtha Chatterjee

Chatterjee says censorship is one of the biggest issues the Indian film industry faces, stresses the need to question powerful institutions.
INC Karnataka

Congress is winning in Karnataka—according to a survey released by Congress itself

Not only will Congress increase its seat tally, it will also improve its vote share by 9 percentage points, says survey conducted by C-fore.
Anna Hazare

Modi govt representative meets Anna Hazare and assures him of considering his demands

Anna blamed lack of media coverage for thinning crowds as hardly a few hundred people turned up for his hunger strike at Ramlila Maidan Monday.
MP Baijayant Jay Panda

Aadhaar desperately needed, but shouldn’t be wantonly used: Lok Sabha MP Jay Panda

Despite being a vehement supporter of stricter privacy laws, the MP also openly supported Aadhaar. 
Author Amish Tripathi at Democracy Wall, Somaiya Vidyavihar Mumbai. | Manas Gurung/ThePrint

Being liberal doesn’t mean being Leftist, says author Amish Tripathi

The author of the bestselling Shiva Trilogy said that Indian scriptures are far more liberal than we think, but society has forgotten what they stood for.
NaMo App

BJP sees NaMo app ruckus as a ‘boon’ as it distracted opposition, got record downloads

Thanks to the controversy over data sharing, the opposition seems to have forgotten all about issues such as Mosul and Andhra, bringing some relief to the ruling party.
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi calls Narendra Modi ‘Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians’

The BJP rubbished Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's claims that NCC cadets were being forced to download the Narendra Modi app and it was illegally using user data.
Manpreet Singh Badal

Shashi Tharoor has a rival in Punjab

‘This great region has written its own history and written it in red, with the blood of its martyred sons... embedded in its fertile fields.'
File photo of Amit Shah and B.S. Yeddyurappa in Udupi

Amit Shah rushes to Karnataka to try save BJP vote from Lingayat card of Congress

Shah to meet important pontiffs from Lingayat mutts, including the 111-year-old Shivakumara Swamiji of Siddaganga.

On Camera

elections

Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.

Defence

China sends fighters for Pakistan Day parade, days after thwarting Masood Azhar terror tag

China had last week placed a technical hold on a proposal moved by France, the US, and the UK at the UN Security Council for sanctions against Masood Azhar.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?