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What’s Official Secrets Act, the law Modi govt wants to use against Rafale papers ‘leak’

Govt wants to invoke the Official Secrets Act in the case of the ‘stolen’ Rafale papers, but the Supreme Court has said it can’t ‘hide’ behind the act.
MiG 21 Bison aircraft | Commons

This is the MiG-21 Bison, the fighter jet Wg Cdr Abhinandan flew to take on Pakistan’s F-16s

As questions arise over presence of MiG-21 Bison in the IAF inventory, ThePrint takes a look at the history of the aircraft.
Anil Ambani at AGM of Reliance Capital in Mumbai on Tuesday | Anshuman Poyrekar/Getty Images

Why Anil Ambani is in contempt of Supreme Court, and why he has to pay Rs 453 crore

The chairman of the Reliance-ADA Group did not pay Ericsson India its dues, and has now been directed to pay Rs 453 crore within four weeks, or face jail time.

Never mind the Rs 28,000 crore, RBI gave highest dividend in 2015 under Raghuram Rajan

The government believes the central bank has been conservative in its approach and has retained more capital with itself than required.

India’s withdrawal of MFN status for Pakistan has more to do with diplomacy than trade

India withdrew the MFN status from Pakistan a day after the Pulwama attack in which at least 40 CRPF personnel were killed.
Former Uttar Pradesh CM Mayawati's statues among others at Dalit Prerna Sthal in Noida | PTI

The elephant in the room: Why Mayawati’s statues are under Supreme Court lens

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati has raised several statues of herself and Dalit icons in Lucknow and Noida.
Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

What the Supreme Court means by religious denomination

As Supreme Court reserves its verdict on Sabarimala issue, ThePrint takes a look at a 1982 order that defined what religious denomination means.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Prince Albert II after the meeting of the Monaco at Hyderabad House

Monaco, the playground of the rich and famous that may be turning the tax tide

India is hosting Prince Albert II, the monarch of Monaco, a principality synonymous with being a tax haven and an iconic F1 race. ThePrint explains.
Punjab Police personnel (representational image) | Kamal Kishore/PTI

Why UPSC is shortlisting IPS officers to become state DGPs

The UPSC is a central body while police is a state subject, but after a Supreme Court order in January, it has to get involved in the selection of DGPs.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee outside Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's residence | Swapan Mahapatra/PTI

Saradha Ponzi scheme: The scam behind Mamata’s dharna against CBI

The Saradha scam, at the heart of the CBI-Mamata standoff, first shook the state in 2013 dragging politicians, mostly from the Trinamool Congress, into the case.

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Udit Raj

BJP is denying ticket to vocal Dalit MPs like Udit Raj because they just won’t fall in line

Most sitting MPs whom BJP denied ticket to contest the 2019 elections were vocal about issues of caste and social justice in India.

3 months of Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi in active politics: Has she lived up to the hype?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed Congress’ general secretary of Uttar Pradesh (East) on 23 January 2019.


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.