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Hinduism is a way of life. Hindutva is a political tool: Pavan Varma

Episode Two features MP Pavan Varma, who says that Hinduism is by nature and definition inclusive, eclectic and based on debate.

Hindutva wants to turn India into Pakistan; Hinduism is about acceptance: Shashi Tharoor

Launching Versus - ThePrint's video series that will dissect the most contentious issues in the run-up to 2019.
Latest news on Kapil Dev

Virat Kohli is among all-time top 10, current Indian team ‘fantastic’ says Kapil Dev

Ahead of important Test series in England, 1983 World Cup-winning captain says R. Ashwin has to step up his game abroad.
Kapil Dev interview

Imran Khan is passionate like Narendra Modi, can bring cricket back to Pakistan: Kapil Dev

Former India captain says it’s unfortunate that a generation of fans has lost out on watching international cricket in Pakistan, ‘for no fault of...
Imran Khan (R) and Kapil Dev (L)

Imran Khan can be the ‘dictator’ who can make Pakistan work like a team: Kapil Dev

If Koreas can think of coming together, Germany can be united, why can’t India and Pakistan have a better relationship, Kapil asks.
Imran Reza Ansari

PDP rebel says open to joining hands with BJP to form new government in Kashmir

Imran Reza Ansari claims he has the support of close to half the PDP’s MLAs who share his sentiments about Mehbooba being 'dictatorial, nepotistic'.
Birbal Chaurasya

Delhi paanwala to Biplab Deb: Proud of my job, but don’t wish it for my educated kids

ThePrint talks to a Delhi-based paanwala in light of Deb’s much-criticised ‘career advice’ for the jobless.

Govt has done all it can to ensure northeast people aren’t discriminated against: Rijiju

The junior home minister says the govt has implemented all the recommendations of the Bezbaruah committee, but inserting provisions in the IPC will take longer.

CWG isn’t time to count medals, prepare for 2028 Olympics instead, says Rajyavardhan Rathore

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore speaks to ThePrint's Chairman Shekhar Gupta about how Indian athletes are different from earlier, how the government plans to make India a sporting powerhouse and why he thinks he's still got the skills to take up shooting.
Union Minister of State for Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri during the "Swachhata Hi Sewa" (Cleanliness is Service) programme

How the Centre plans to evict squatter ex-MPs from government accommodation

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri says overstaying is a problem and a law is in the works to solve it.

On Camera

File photo | Raiwind Tablighi Markaz, Pakistan | Raiwind-Tableegi-Markaz/Facebook

Like India, Pakistan has a Tablighi Jamaat Covid-19 problem too. But blame Imran Khan as well

In Pakistan, Tablighi Jamaat is viewed as benign. Militant groups such as Jaish-e-Mohammed do not like them because Tablighis don’t encourage jihad.

Covid-19 Battle: Are Indian chief ministers measuring up or need strong central oversight?

PM Modi held a video conference with all chief ministers Thursday to take stock of the situation arising out of the Covid-19 health emergency.

Defence

The consignment in Maldives

IAF airlifts 6.2 tonnes of essential medicines, hospital consumables to Maldives

The consignment was airlifted to Male by an Indian Air Force C-130 aircraft, as part of 'Operation Sanjeevani'.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.