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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal | Vijay Verma/PTI

Kejriwal govt plans to introduce 1,000 electric buses to encourage public transport

Greater usage of public transport would be a major step towards curbing air pollution, said chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.
File photo of Navjot Singh Sidhu | PTI

Animal activists lodge complaint against Navjot Singh Sidhu over stuffed bird gift from Pakistan

The bird was gifted to him by a Pakistani journalist, while he was on a visit to the neighbouring country for the launch of the...
Mahinda Rajapaksa | Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg News

Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to resign and end political crisis, says his son

Rajapaksa was appointed as the prime minister on October 26 by President Maithripala Sirisena in a controversial move.
Mir Suhail | News18

PM Modi’s hollow 56-inch chest, and Yogi Adityanath calls BJP’s loss ‘just an accident’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel | Olivier Douliery/Bloomberg

Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel paid a heavy price for his unseemly power grab

RBI has now acquired far more monetary policy independence than it had during the UPA years.
Memorial for assassinated journalist Shujaat Bukhari | ThePrint.in/Rahiba R. Parveen

Top LeT operative, who killed Kashmir journalist Bukhari, gunned down in encounter

Naveed Jatt killed in an encounter at central Kashmir's Budgam district. He had escaped from police custody earlier this year. New Delhi: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant...
Nandita Das at Democracy Wall | ThePrint.in

Anything worth saying today is going to be provocative: Actor-director Nandita Das

Speaking about the inspiration behind her directorial ventures Firaaq and Manto, Das said she 'wanted to respond to what was happening around us'.
Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo at Democracy Wall | ThePrint.in

Nobody should be arrested basis what they think, says Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo

Speaking at Democracy Wall, the Biju Janata Dal leader said he strongly opposed criminal defamation.
China

The world will be waiting as China and Japan meet on Friday

Japan could push China toward policies that support global norms of economic and diplomatic cooperation.
Bhagwant Mann at Democracy Wall | ThePrint

From rivals’ hug to social media trolling, Democracy Wall’s Jalandhar edition had it all

At Jalandhar's Lovely Professional University, alert students grilled actors, politicians and activists with sharp questions.

On Camera

IAS poll observer: With Modi breaking rules, should EC give him special security treatment?

The Election Commission has suspended an IAS officer who had inspected PM Narendra Modi’s chopper in Odisha’s Sambalpur Tuesday.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.