Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

Politics

File image of Harish Chandra Meena | Facebook

As leaders quit BJP in Rajasthan party brass worries about poor optics, impact on LS polls

As Dausa MP Harish Meena and MLA Manvendra Singh joined Congress, BJP’s central leadership is trying to focus on how to contain the damage.
File image of Ankiv Baisoya | Facebook

ABVP asks DUSU president Ankiv Baisoya to resign, suspends him over fake degree row

Baisoya is accused of using fake undergraduate degree. ABVP says action necessary as row tarnishing DUSU’s image. 
BJP President Amit Shah | Arun Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

BJP braces for trouble as second Rajasthan poll list leaves out 3 ministers, 15 MLAs

Under Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, BJP has been known to deny tickets to sitting MLAs to beat anti-incumbency.
File photo of Shahid Afridi | Facebook

Pakistan doesn’t want Kashmir, can’t even manage its 4 provinces: Shahid Afridi

In a viral video of his address to students in London, Afridi is heard saying that since Pakistan is against giving Kashmir to India, the region should be given independence.
Donald Trump, Narendra Modi, Scott Morrison and Shinzo Abe

China on mind, India-US-Australia-Japan Quad to meet in Singapore today

This will be the third meeting of the group since its revival last year as a counterweight to China’s growing economic and military might.
Arun Shourie | YouTube

Arun Shourie leads the charge against Modi government at Supreme Court hearing on Rafale

Apart from raising questions on the procedure followed, Shourie squarely laid the blame on Narendra Modi for the Rafale deal.
Nehru Seated

Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru, the prime minister who shaped a young republic

On Jawaharlal Nehru's 129th birth anniversary, ThePrint looks back at the life and times of the freedom fighter and India's first Prime Minister.
Asia Bibi

Canada offers asylum to Pakistan’s Asia Bibi as her blasphemy acquittal sparks protests

Widespread violent protests have forced the Pakistani Christian woman to seek asylum after Supreme Court acquitted her.
Sonia Gandhi

Jawaharlal Nehru’s precious legacy is being undermined daily, says Sonia Gandhi

At the relaunch of Shashi Tharoor’s book on Jawaharlal Nehru, Gandhi said those in power bent upon changing India for the worse.
Ashok Gehlot with Sachin Pilot and Congress President Rahul Gandhi

Both Sachin Pilot and I will contest assembly polls, says Ashok Gehlot, slams rift talk

Supporters of former Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and state Congress chief Sachin Pilot reportedly want the party to announce a CM candidate before polls.
amritsar attack

Do Amritsar & Kashmir violence signal internal security crisis like ‘90s under Ajit Doval?

Three people were killed in a grenade attack at a Nirankari prayer hall in Amritsar Sunday. The same day, a terrorist attack at a CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir...
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint.in

How CBI went from being a caged parrot to a wild vulture

India’s premier anti-corruption agency has defied two decades of reform and become an embarrassment with its bosses calling each other thief.