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Pehlu Khan attack: Justice seems like a long shot for his family

Nearly three months on, 8 of 15 suspected cow vigilantes who attacked the Haryana dairy farmer are still to be arrested. But police say the probe is on track and justice will be done. RUHI TEWARI in Behror, Alwar, Nuh

Should the Election Commission get powers to prosecute those who question its credibility? Here’s what former Election Commissioners said

In a letter to the law ministry, the Election Commission of India sought powers of contempt to act against those who question its credibility by making baseless allegations. ThePrint's Kaveesha Kohli spoke to former election commissioners about whether it is necessary.

Animal welfare means cow welfare in the new Animal Welfare Board

The fallout between the government and the Animal Welfare Board of India over Jallikattu last year led to a revamp of the dissenting body. The government filled it with eight new independent members, seven of  whom have worked on cow welfare. SANYA DHINGRA 

Rahul Gandhi’s imminent promotion is more talk, less of a certainty

Contrary to reports, the Congress is still undecided over Rahul Gandhi replacing his mother as Congress president. The quandary, as in the past, seems to be about timing. RUHI TEWARI

Three years on, Modi Sarkar tinkers with UPA schemes in its pursuit of a rural makeover

While UPA resorted to big-bang rural policies, the approach of NDA-2 has been subtle and focused on completing programmes of its predecessor as the BJP tries to shed the image of being a party of the urban classes. RUHI TEWARI

Karti Chidambaram — lawyer, businessman, sports administrator, now in CBI’s crosshairs

The CBI FIR alleges INX Media used Karti to influence finance ministry officials when his father was finance minister to avoid punishment for receiving foreign investment without approval ARUN GEORGE

Kashmiri leaders slam BJP’s Ram Madhav for tough military position

BJP general secretary had said government will neutralise every militant in the valley. Critics said he does not understand the Kashmir problem. ThePrint Team

Kapil Mishra is not the first AAP leader to go rogue on the party.

Here is a list of AAP rebels who won’t be speaking in favour of the Delhi government in the assembly. ARUN GEORGE

Long before AAP’s ‘tampering demo’, another expose in 2010 ended in arrest

The 2010 team even managed to steal an actual EVM and claimed that there were multiple ways in which the devices could be hacked. ARUN GEORGE

On Camera

Artist concept of the solar system. | Photo: NASA

Millenials love discussing Mercury retrograde on Instagram, but scoff at jyotish predictions

If you’re a millennial and everything is going wrong at work, in love, and in life — it’s probably just Mercury retrograde, which began in June and ends mid-July.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India should spend more to revive demand, not worry about deficit: Economy expert Martin Wolf

Speaking at ThePrint's OffTheCuff, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times Martin Wolf said India can afford to increase its debt-to-GDP ratio to 90%, but should avoid borrowing in foreign currency.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Modi dares China, tells Indian Army ‘our enemies have seen your fire and fury’

China sees Modi’s visit as an attempt to ‘escalate’ the situation. Experts say the visit was a powerful message to China to not escalate the matter.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.