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Security personnel inspect the site of suicide bomb attack at Lethpora area, in Pulwama, Friday | PTI

Explosives can’t be moved across LoC in winter & Pakistan now has zero-tolerance for terror

Pakistan’s stance towards terrorism has changed in last 2 years and India must recognise that.
Anil Ambani attends a signing ceremony between Reliance Power and Shanghai Electric Group Co. Ltd. in Shanghai, China | Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Anil Ambani’s RCom bankruptcy could only end up benefitting brother Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani gets even more leverage in bidding for the assets of Anil's RCom whose demise he helped hasten.
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.

On Camera

Western press critical of Modi, so why is G-7 inviting him to UK summit?

Despite Modi’s hubris in declaring victory on the virus, the world recognises that the prime minister remains the tallest leader on the national landscape.
The Indian Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu | ANI

India approaches US firms seeking investment in country’s pharmaceutical, medical sector

Last week, India's Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu held virtual meetings with top US pharma companies, including Pfizer, and said India is seeking to encourage investments.

Defence

Representational image of a healthcare worker handling an oxygen cylinder | Photo: ThePrint

Delhi govt reduces Base Hospital’s oxygen allocation, Army says no need to panic

Due to shortage, less than 1 MT oxygen could be allocated to Base Hospital in Delhi Monday. Army has requested MoD for additional allocation & is also making arrangements on its own.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Mayday, Mayday — How Modi govt led India into a perfect storm

Triumphalism, premature declaration of victory meant no one checked if India had enough vaccines, oxygen, remdesivir, bringing us back to a crisis where we need foreign aid after four decades.