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Ram Rahim conviction: How Khattar govt failed to see the writing on the wall

As the situation in Haryana spirals out of control in the aftermath of the rape case verdict, ThePrint looks at five blunders made by...

Mayawati throws seat-sharing rider ahead of opposition rally in Patna

BSP chief’s latest remark is likely to dent Lalu’s efforts to forge a grand alliance against BJP

Nervous BJP banks on Jaitley for big win in Gujarat

The union finance minister will be assisted by four union ministers as the BJP goes all out to make a statement in the Modi-Shah home state.

A ‘Congress-mukt’ Karnataka will be harder to achieve than Amit Shah thinks

To make Karnataka 'Congress-mukt', the BJP will have to address internal dissidence, build a new social coalition and a compelling development agenda.

RSS-Muslim summit goes off script with triple talaq verdict

RSS leader Indresh Kumar abruptly shifted the conference’s focus from cow slaughter to triple talaq to the discomfort of some.

Today’s judgment puts India on par with other Islamic countries in a good way: Najma Heptulla

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint, the former minority affairs minister Heptulla discussed triple talaq, as well as Islam’s interpretation of marriage.

An insider on what makes Amit Shah India’s top political strategist

BJP President Amit Shah's deep understanding of India's socio-political dynamics and distinct leadership style is one of the reasons why two-thirds of the country is under BJP/NDA rule.

Lt Col Shrikant Purohit: The first Army official to be accused of terrorism

Purohit's arrest had shocked the nation as a high-ranking army intelligence officer was accused of being part of the conspiracy in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast.

AIADMK merger may help BJP ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The national party is believed to have played a role in bringing the two rival factions together in order to prevent defections.

RSS affiliate campaign to reach out to Muslims after Hamid Ansari’s criticism

Muslim Rashtriya Manch will also urge Muslims to refrain from cow slaughter during Bakra Id.

On Camera

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn | Wikipedia Commons

Corbyn is out, but Labour still has to ensure anti-Semitism is rooted out of the party

Corbyn’s failed leadership sullied Labour’s reputation. For his successor Keir Starmer, changing the party culture — and winning the battle with the hard left — won’t be easy.
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Gold sales this festival season to be India’s worst since 2008

Covid and weak economic growth are likely to push sales below last year’s 194 tons to the lowest quarterly numbers since 2008, according to a consultant at Metals Focus Ltd.

Defence

Army personnel during a parade (representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Army develops WhatsApp-like app for personnel to dodge risk of communication leaks

The Secure Application for Internet supports secure voice, text and video-calling services for Android platforms over the internet. It is end-to-end encrypted. 
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.