Wednesday, 22 May, 2019

Pre-Truth

BSP supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav during a joint press conference in Lucknow | PTI

SP-BSP alliance has ruined this Bollywood actor’s Lok Sabha poll plans

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Union railway minister Piyush Goyal arrives for a screening of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' in New Delhi | PTI

These BJP leaders were at screening of Manmohan Singh biopic The Accidental Prime Minister

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Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari-for-PM gossip grows legs after his meeting with RSS chief

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Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh in The Accidental Prime Minister | YouTube screengrab

BJP’s incidental connections to ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

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File image of Rahul Gandh

The happiness of Congress president Rahul Gandhi at a Christmas party

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Supreme Court of India

When a Supreme Court order came back to bite a former SC judge

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

The colour that makes Mamata Banerjee see red

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File image of Narenda Modi | @MannKiBaat_PMO/Twitter

Misra gets the better of Mishra in PMO, with Amit Shah lurking around

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File photo of Congress president Rahul Gandhi (C), Guna MP Jyotiraditya Scindia (L) with Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath (R) | PTI

Rahul Gandhi bonds with Jyotiraditya over Chinese meal, after picking Kamal Nath for MP CM

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File image of Nacjot Singh Sidhu | ThePrint

Navjot Singh Sidhu has a new taunt for BJP after election loss

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On Camera

Dead men talking

Reporting on Lanka's blood-soaked years, I watched names disappear from my notebook.
crash

Budgam friendly fire: Should charge of culpable homicide be on the table in the fog of war?

A senior IAF officer and 3 other personnel could be booked for “culpable homicide not amounting to murder” in the February Mi-17 helicopter downing.

Defence

File photo of commander-in-Chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Vimal Verma | By special arrangement

Bimal Verma files petition against KB Singh’s appointment as next Navy chief

He filed a petition in the Armed Forces Tribunal and contended that it should call for the service records of both him and Vice Admiral KB Singh and compare them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.