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‘I want to work, but people in Congress don’t let me’: Hardik Patel complains of ‘groupism’

Patidar Congress leader Hardik Patel says party must address issues of masses to win their support, expresses hope in top leadership, including 'Rahul ji' and 'Priyanka ji'.

It’s not only Bengal election, Mamata win will set right tone for secular country: TMC leader

Trinamool Congress general secretary Subrata Bakshi says BJP trying to mislead people by projecting that Mamata only has Muslim support; in 2019 polls, party got around 19% Hindu votes too.

Mamata promoted cut money, now her party fleeces even onion & potato sellers: Babul Supriyo

In interview with ThePrint, Union Minister Babul Supriyo accuses Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of positioning herself as Bengal’s daughter for ‘cheap publicity’.

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.

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Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash plunge into water | Illustration by Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Watchdog proposes first set of global rules for crypto sector

International securities watchdog IOSCO proposed the first global approach to regulating cryptoasset markets, applying lessons from the collapse last year of FTX exchange.


Capsized Chinese fishing vessel | By special arrangement

India helps China locate missing fishing vessel that capsized in Indian...

Navy deployed assets in southern Indian Ocean in response to inputs about sinking of Chinese fishing vessel Lupeng Yuanyu 028 with 39 crew members onboard.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

A broken Manipur is out of sight, out of mind. Here’s...

For most of us, the Manipur crisis is out of sight, out of mind. The story in a state so small and so far out is a ‘Big Yawn’ for many. I try to persuade you to wake up.