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Out of power, Akali Dal flirts with politics of religion again

In Punjab, the Badals seek to retrieve lost political ground by replacing "progress" with "Panth".  CHITLEEN K SETHI

Remembering Indira and the Reminders from her era

The release of a book on the late prime minister gives an opportunity to examine her legacy and the relevance of its lessons today. AADYA SINHA

Gen. Vij “appears to have provided protective umbrella” to help alienate land for Adarsh — MoD probe

What the Defence ministry probe report into Adarsh scam says on role of top military officers MANU PUBBY

Disinvestment, Delight Marketing and a maze of shady deals put Lalu family in the dock

The roots of the latest charges go back to 2005, the year the Railways – under Lalu as minister – decided to lease out its hotels to private companies for maintenance. TALHA ASHRAF

In Israel PM Modi said he was proud of Jewish sons and daughters in India. Here’s a brief history of the community

A look at the Jewish community in India that the Prime Minister will be engaging with during his trip to Israel TALHA ASHRAF & AADYA SINHA

Congress was a divided house on GST launch boycott

Leaders such as Chidambaram and Jyotiraditya Scindia did not want the party to boycott the GST launch. But the line of Sonia and Rahul prevailed. RUHI TEWARI
Headquarters of the Election Commission of India in New Delhi

Electoral bonds back in the spotlight after fresh criticism from Chief Election Commissioner

The outgoing CEC's demand for transparency in election funding sparks a debate

Full text of interview with outgoing Central Election Commissioner Dr Nasim Zaidi

Full text of the interview with outgoing Central Election Commissioner Dr Nasim Zaidi (You can read the edited excerpts here) :  How do you look back...

On Camera

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump at the Namaste Trump event at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

China, Pakistan and Islamic terror — major takeaways from Donald Trump’s speech in India

In Episode 398 of his daily news capsule #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta decoded the US President’s Namaste Trump speech. Here’s a short round-up.
8 people have been killed & 100 injured in northeast Delhi as violence gripped Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur & Gokulpuri Sunday after anti & pro-CAA groups clashed.

Who is to blame for CAA violence: Delhi Police or politics of Modi government?

9 people have been killed & 100 injured in northeast Delhi as violence gripped Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur & Gokulpuri Sunday after anti & pro-CAA groups clashed.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump | @narendramodi | Twitter

Trump says US-India to sign $3 billion in defence deals

The US State Department last week approved a potential sale of arms to India, including air-defence radars and missiles, rifles and other equipment.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How one big India-US deal gave us six big gains to cheer — including decimation of Left

To think the India-US nuclear deal was about a bilateral relationship or energy is to miss the point. It had much larger implications.