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Sri Lanka’s cricket icons condemn communal violence. Can Indian cricketers be as outspoken?

 Former Sri Lankan cricketers Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, and Sanath Jayasuriya have condemned communal violence in Sri Lanka publicly.
A group of people clean the bust of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee after it was vandalised | PTI

Jana Sangh founder S.P. Mukherjee had a love-hate relationship with Congress

Mukherjee had differences with Hindu Mahasabha after the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi and he eventually quit to form Jana Sangh, BJP’s predecessor.
A man in a hospital in Maharashtra | Uriel Sinai/Getty Images

India is now among select group of nations where passive euthanasia is legal

The mercy killing debate began with the Aruna Shanbaug case, the Mumbai nurse spent 42 years in a vegetative state after a brutal assault by a sweeper.
Chandrababu Naidu

Founded by movie legend NTR, Telugu Desam Party has always punched above its weight

Within a year of its launch, the Telugu Desam Party unseated the Congress government from Andhra after 27 years in office.     
Police personnel guard the statue of rationalist leader E V Ramasamy, popularly known as 'Periyar', in Chennai | PTI

Periyar’s legacy serves as a reminder for Dravidian parties to be caste conscious

After he quit Congress, Periyar joined the Justice Party that was later named Dravidar Kazhagam; he was associated with the Self-Respect Movement.
CM Siddaramaiah unveiling the state flag | Twitter

Karnataka has unveiled its own flag: Is it legal and why does it want one?

Many see Siddaramaiah's unveiling of a state flag as a political decision ahead of the state elections.
A Delhi Police constable in New Delhi | PTI

Today is International Women’s Day, but many Indians celebrate it on 13 February

Many Indian groups celebrate Women's Day on the birth anniversary of this remarkable woman freedom fighter instead.
Punjab National Banks South Mumbai branch. | PTI / Shashank Parade

PNB’s long journey from being the first swadeshi bank to the Nirav Modi fraud

The image of Punjab National Bank, whose clientele once included Nehru, Shastri and Indira Gandhi, has taken a major hit with the Nirav Modi fraud.
Sridevi attends the "English Vinglish" premiere

Dubai Police closes case, says Sridevi accidentally drowned after losing consciousness

The Dubai Public Prosecutor's office closed the investigation into Sridevi's death, confirming the forensic report findings that she died of accidental drowning.

‘Do they roam naked?’: Debunking myths about Nagas & India’s oldest separatist movement

ThePrint brings you an explainer on the people and culture of a region, which is witness to India’s oldest separatist movement.

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Doctors treat Covid-19 patients in an intensive care unit at a Hospital in Rome, Italy | Bloomberg

Why coronavirus treatments shouldn’t take back seat to vaccines

Everything would have to go right to get a vaccine this year, but several types of treatments may be able to help patients in a matter of months.

Can schools & students be trusted with Covid norms or should classes begin as curve flattens?

Over two lakh parents across India have opposed the Ministry of Home Affairs’ plan to reopen schools in July.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Chinese troops present in sizeable numbers at LAC, India has done what’s needed: Rajnath

Defence Minister says India and China perceive LAC differently, leading to regular jostling; Beijing ‘should seriously deliberate’ and resolve the issue amicably.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.