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50-day planning, 93 locations, 106 arrests — how NIA, ED executed India’s 1st ‘coordinated raids’

Raids carried out at houses & offices of leaders of the Islamic outfit, PFI, & its allied organisations. Arrested include PFI co-founder P. Koya, chairman O.M.A. Salem & SDPI president E. Aboobacker.

Warehouse standards, digital services — Modi govt’s new logistics policy ‘complements Gati Shakti’

PM Modi launched National Logistics Policy Saturday. Exporters in high-value sectors like gems & jewellery welcome it but have concerns about implementation of digital services.

How Congress president is elected & why call for publication of electoral rolls is gaining ground

Party set to hold its next presidential polls on 17 October. Demand for electoral rolls to be made public comes three weeks before filing of nominations begins on 24 September.

Bilkis Bano case convicts controversy: Why the 11 were released under ‘old’ 1992 policy

Gujarat govt’s release of the 11 convicted in the 2002 gang rape & murder case has drawn widespread criticism, since they were not eligible for remission under the state's latest 2014 policy.

V.V. Giri — how election of first ‘independent president’ changed Congress & India’s politics

When it comes to presidential elections changing the course of politics and economy, the impact of the 1969 contest continues to remain unparalleled.

What’s lumpy skin disease — the viral outbreak killing cattle in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab

ThePrint draws upon its observations in Kutch — one of the worst-affected districts in Gujarat according to officials — research & interviews with vets & experts, to profile the disease. 

‘Not slaves but no better off’ — why govt wants ‘girmitiya’ labourers’ story taught in schools

Indentured labourers, or ‘girmitiyas’, were transported from British India to work on plantations in far-off countries that are now home to large ethnic Indian populations.

Recategorised animals, more Union govt oversight — amendments wildlife protection bill brings

Passed by Lok Sabha, Wildlife Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2021, seeks to make law suitable to Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

How corruption case initiated by Mizoram BJP chief led to conviction of party’s lone MLA

Case pertains to misappropriation of Rs 1.37 crore meant for road works. BJP MLA Buddha Dhan Chakma was with Congress when the case was filed.

How the cheetah, hunting ally of Mughals & ‘vermin’ for British Raj, went extinct in India

Union government plans to revive the cheetah population in the country by importing the animal from Namibia & South Africa 'on an experimental basis'.

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Pervez Musharraf

Musharraf went from being warmaker, dictator to yelling on Indian TV...

His worldview was shaped by the foundational logic of Pakistan — that its people could preserve its purity only in a separate State achieved by mutilating India.

How Maharashtra plans to make Mumbai & satellite towns a 250...

Maharashtra govt's goal is to eventually make the state a trillion-dollar economy. For this, it’s pushing to boost the economy of its most valued asset — the Mumbai Metropolitan Area.

Defence

India is modernising its armed forces and trying to reduce defence imports | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Budget 2023: Defence gets 13% more than last yr. Pensions &...

Capital budget increased to Rs 1.62 lakh crore from 1.52 lakh crore. Navy, Army see substantial increase but allocation for procuring aircraft, aero engines goes down.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Market has won & now it’s for Adani to decide whether...

If the political establishment responds to a situation like this as if it’s something that must only play out between a corporate & the market, it's coming of age of Indian capitalism.