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Seven years on, Anna is a political untouchable in Delhi

While he is back at Ramlila Maidan campaigning for the same issues as in 2011, his supporters and sympathisers have moved on.

Intelligent people are also more helpful

Insightful self-interest guides us to become effectively good citizens.

Rahul Gandhi says he’ll take hard decisions for Congress’s benefit. But can he beat his past?

At the Congress plenary session in the capital, party president indicates he won’t be afraid to hurt senior leaders; puts the focus on the youth.

Chandrababu Naidu: The shrewd politician who didn’t even hesitate to oust his father-in-law

Through his career, Naidu has switched sides to whoever has been most useful to him, leading to his opponents dubbing him an ‘opportunist’.

How south Kashmir has turned into a hotbed of homegrown militants

Out of nearly 220 militants active across the Valley, 75-80 are from south Kashmir, says Swayam Prakash Pani, IGP of Kashmir range.

Fresh ripples in Tamil Nadu politics as Dhinakaran floats own party in Tamil Nadu

The launch of Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam comes weeks after actors Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth took the political plunge and amid the continued political churn in Tamil Nadu.

UP bypolls: It is not just a vote against Yogi but also against Modi

These by-elections may effectively set the tone for 2019, more than the recent BJP successes in the three states in the northeast.

Modi-Shah might have lost today, but the BJP is not going to mourn for long

Complacency and hubris are a lethal mix at the hustings, and with Wednesday’s verdict, BJP has learnt that the hard way.

Amarinder Singh’s first year in power: The good, the bad, the ugly

The good news is his strong stance on Khalistani elements & illegal sand mining; the bad news is pre-poll promises of phones & jobs are unfulfilled.

Haseeb Drabu: Mufti Sayeed’s close confidant who didn’t have Mehbooba’s trust

Drabu was the architect of the PDP-BJP alliance in J&K. He was sacked from the cabinet for his comment that Kashmir is a social, not political issue.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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