Thursday, 22 February, 2018

Politics

BJP youth wing to launch major protest in Tamil Nadu

The agitation will highlight the suffering of the people in the state and the chaos which unfolded in the aftermath of Jayalalithaa’s death. Pragya Kaushika

BJP joins Congress to say No to NOTA in Gujarat RS polls

The ruling party has urged the EC to withdraw the option saying it was acting beyond 2014 SC order. Anubhuti Vishnoi

Arvind Panagariya was hounded by RSS-affiliate before NITI Aayog exit

The NITI Aayog vice chairman's retirement comes after unrelenting attacks  Anubhuti Vishnoi

If I stand beside Amit Shah, he won’t recognize me – Tribal leader picked...

Uike says her candidature came as a surprise to her, but believes that her journey will be a source of inspiration for many tribal women. Pragya Kaushika

Akhilesh Yadav scrambles to maintain Opposition unity after grand alliance falls apart

Following the upheaval in Bihar, Akhilesh Yadav is reaching out to opposition leaders to hold on to the dream of a united opposition for 2019.   Kumar Anshuman

RSS mouthpiece Panchjanya breathes fire on China

The farthest the RSS has gone to condemn Beijing is to call for a ban on its goods. But its mouthpiece Panchjanya has rebuked China as "shaken" and "frustrated". Pragya Kaushika

No talks with Shankarsinh Vaghela on joining party, says BJP’s Gujarat in-charge

The BJP general secretary is pretty confident about the Vice Presidential election as well as the Gujarat state election

ThePrint and SM Hoax Slayer announce lie-busting partnership

ThePrint is proud to announce its partnership with the overworked and bull's-eye lie-buster S M Hoax Slayer

Sahasrabuddhe to Vice-President Ansari: Parliament reports lack seriousness

In a letter addressed to the vice president, BJP MP from Rajya Sabha Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has called for changes in the way reports are produced by the Department Related Standing Committees. He has called the current approach to the reports "traditional" and "non-serious".  Pragya Kaushika

BJP MP says they’re going to lodge FIRs against Bengal police officers to hit...

"Nobody is above the law," Roopa Ganguly told The Print's Pragya Kaushika.
Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump

The bling of billionaires like Trump Jr bedazzles Indians. They’re the gods of achhe din

Meanwhile in Washington DC, the Trump Hotel recently got an extreme makeover with the words “This Place is a Shithole” and poop emojis projected on its wall.
Illustration by Peali Dezine on bank privatisation

If Modi wants a real legacy, he must undo Indira Gandhi’s disastrous bank nationalisation

From Jimmy Nagarwala’s Rs 60 lakh from SBI to Nirav Modi’s Rs 11,000 crore-plus from PNB, India has a 47-year record of scams in govt banks. Why do all govts still love them?

Gujarat Elections 2017