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Beela Rajesh, former Tamil Nadu health secretary | Photo: ANI

Health minister’s confidante, Congress leader’s daughter: Why TN health secretary was shunted

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Punjab civil secretariat in Chandigarh

This 1987-batch IAS officer is the front-runner for Punjab chief secretary’s post

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Sanskriti School in Delhi

Why some IAS parents could pull kids out of Sanskriti School, but won’t fight fee hike

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File photo | PM Narendra Modi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

This ‘Venetian’ reason could be behind PM Modi’s decision to extend lockdown by 19 days

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi

How BJP workers can ensure party collects Rs 73,800 crore for PM-CARES

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation on the issue of coronavirus | Screengrab

Modi announced it last Thursday but Covid-19 economic task force nowhere in sight

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B.S. Yediyurappa addresses the Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru

Why BJP is not happy with Karnataka CM Yediyurappa and could even replace him

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Delhi's Karkardooma. | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

Sponsor Yes Bank is a no show at ET summit but Modi still draws flak for showing up

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Representational image of Mirage 2000 fighter jets, which IAF deployed for the Balakot air strikes

Why an IAF Air Marshal and his wife fought just before Balakot air strike

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BJP chief JP Nadda and PM Narendra Modi at a parliamentary meeting | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

5 weddings and a mundan — that’s how many Modi has managed to attend despite busy schedule

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On Camera

Rich farmers dominate farm protests in India. It’s happening since Charan Singh days

The agriculture sector, like large and medium industries of the Indian economy, also needs a well-organised industry representation.
Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of the Reliance Industries Ltd. at the company's annual general meeting in Mumbai

With Rs 3,680 crore investment, it’s General Atlantic’s turn now to bet on Reliance Retail

Private equity firm General Atlantic will hold a 0.84% stake in Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., according to an exchange filing Wednesday.

Defence

File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Army says ‘poor quality’ Ordnance Board ammo, mines have cost India Rs 960 crore since 2014

Pointing out these shortcomings in an internal assessment, the Army has thrown its weight behind government plans to corporatise the OFB to make it more efficient.
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.