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How Benjamin Netanyahu is placed in Israel’s general elections and why

Israel votes today, and Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping for a record fifth term. ThePrint looks at 5 key aspects of the Israel elections, including the PM’s promises and probable outcomes.

What Rahul Gandhi missed out when he promised higher GDP expenditure on education, NYAY

If Rahul Gandhi's promises are kept without cutting other spending, government would be borrowing an amount equal to its total borrowing today.

Decoding A-SAT, and if India’s Mission Shakti violated international treaties

India is the fourth nation to possess the wherewithal to shoot down satellites in low earth orbit. But questions have been raised about the timing of the test.
Security personnel at the site of suicide bomb attack, Pulwama | PTI

Decoding virtual SIMs — tech used by Pulwama terrorist that allows calls without SIM cards

The suicide bomber who carried out the 14 February Pulwama terror attack as well as his handlers reportedly used virtual SIM cards to stay in touch.
Protests by college students and various organisations in Pollachi

All about the Pollachi rape & blackmail case Tamil Nadu govt just transferred to CBI

The Pollachi rape and blackmail case has caused an uproar in the state, especially after a number of videos and allegations of political patronage. 

Why Mamata & Naveen’s move is important — just 9% of India’s MPs and MLAs are women

BJD will have 33% women candidates in Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats, while Trinamool Congress has upped the figure to 41% for Bengal’s 42 seats.
Masood Azhar

Even if Masood Azhar gets UN terrorist tag, it will likely be only a symbolic win for India

With the crucial UN meeting today, ThePrint takes a look at the scope of the UNSC committee, the sanctions and their implications.

Why Ethiopian Airlines crash has put the spotlight on Boeing’s most modern jets

For the second time in 5 months, a Boeing 737 Max 8, the company's latest variant of its 737 jets, has crashed in 'spine-chillingly' similar accidents.
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All you need to know about Lok Sabha 2019 — announcement of dates to counting

It is a seven-phase election this time around and ThePrint takes you through the various stages right up to counting day on 23 May.
BJP supporters at a rally in Sumerpur

Why Model Code of Conduct for elections cannot act against offending politicians

As the Model Code of Conduct kicks in, ThePrint explains its purpose, scope, features and limitations.

On Camera

Sri Lanka terror attack: Did the world let its guard down on ISIS?

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the serial suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, which have killed more than 300 people till last count.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
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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.