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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 back at TMC

"Nobody is above the law," Roopa Ganguly told The Print's Pragya Kaushika.

We don’t need Prashant Kishor, says Karnataka Cong chief Parameshwara

Months before assembly elections in the state, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President G. Parameshwara says that the party apparatus is in great shape and does not need an election strategist like Prashant Kishor to pull off a successful campaign. Anubhuti Vishnoi in Bengaluru

PMO steps in to put the shine on new line to push unity in diversity

The government identified a new mission called ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’ (EBSB), to foster national unity, and the Prime Minister’s Office has now stepped in to give it a fresh push as it was floundering under the Culture ministry. Anubhuti Vishnoi

From Rajendra Prasad to Ram Nath Kovind, a look back at every presidential election ever

NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind may have finally won the presidential election pretty easily against opposition candidate Meira Kumar. But here's a look back...

How Hooda and Tanwar are fighting a running battle to head the Haryana Congress

It’s almost two years to go for assembly polls in Haryana but a battle for the leadership of the Congress in the state is already on. Chitleen K Sethi

On Camera

Retiring early can be bad for the brain

Retiring early and working less has many benefits, such as reduced stress, better diets and more sleep. But as we found, it also has adverse effects.
File photo | RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani | Sanjit Das/Bloomberg

Reliance Retail gets $1 billion from Silver Lake for 1.75% stake

Reliance announced on 9 Sept that the California-based private equity firm with stakes in technology-related companies will pay the amount as part of the deal.

Defence

Representational image | Indian soldiers at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir | PTI

No ‘major’ build-up at LoC but Pakistan pushing new Chinese-made assault rifles into Kashmir

Security forces have recovered EMEI Type 97 NSR rifles, manufactured by Chinese firm Norinco, which they believe were dropped into J&K through drones.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.