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A Bengal BJP unit full of Trinamool discards makes it easier for us: Minister Firhad Hakim

In interview with ThePrint, Bengal minister Firhad Hakim speaks of Mamata Banerjee’s injury & addresses the issue of the BJP referring to him as the ‘mini Pakistan’ minister.   

Congress-Left-ISF in cahoots with BJP in Bengal, will get single-digit seats: Derek O’Brien 

In an interview with ThePrint, Trinamool MP Derek O'Brien accuses BJP of influencing agencies, defends Mamata’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee and predicts a ‘comfortable majority’ for his party.

ULFA’s Paresh Baruah ‘hopeful of positive result’ in Quippo abduction, says 60% Assam backs us

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint, ULFA(I) chief Paresh Baruah says negative social media comments not the voice of everyone.

Those demanding Congress internal elections right now only helping BJP, Kumari Selja says

Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja also said suspension of internet in various districts to deter farmer mobilisation shows BJP-JJP govt has 'begun to panic'.

Rakesh Tikait is ‘ready to go to jail’, insists he doesn’t have any political ambitions

BKU leader Tikait, who revived protest at Ghazipur border with emotional appeal, insists now politicians who come to attend won’t even be handed microphones.

Indian vaccine makers excellent example for lower income countries, Gavi deputy CEO says

Anuradha Gupta, deputy CEO of Gavi, the global vaccine alliance, tells ThePrint India is crucial for the global Covid vaccine response.

New farm bills will allow Indian farmers to reach out to Walmart, Amazon, says US trade body

In interview with ThePrint, Mukesh Aghi, President & CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), says the Quad can become an economic zone to counter RCEP.

Sting op a conspiracy, attempt to de-stabilise BJP govt, says Yediyurappa’s son Vijayendra

In exclusive interview, Vijayendra told ThePrint that his family was being blackmailed, insisted there was no truth to corruption charges & said he was being targeted as he is the CM’s son.

LJP not our ‘B’ team, BJP has nothing to gain from JD(U) losing, Bihar dy CM Sushil Modi says

In interview with ThePrint, Bihar deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi insists BJP has nothing to do with LJP contesting solo & says situation wouldn’t have arisen if Ram Vilas Paswan was alive. 

Low Covid death rate removed fear of virus from people’s minds in Kerala — Governor Arif Khan

In interview to ThePrint, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan all praise for LDF government in state, saying it has been 'overactive' in dealing with the crisis.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.