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Nehru loved India, but the things he did were not right for India — Gayatri Devi in 2006

From her record win in elections to her opposition to then Congress govt, Maharani Gayatri Devi spoke about career, royal life and more in this 2006 interview to Shekhar Gupta.

‘There is no art in cinema. Cinema is cinema’: Irrfan on Maqbool, Mira Nair, Slumdog and more

Cinema is engaging if you can engage the audience, Irrfan said in an interview to Shekhar Gupta in 2010. The 53-year-old died in Mumbai Wednesday.

BJP needs to drop its hate agenda to become a normal party — what VP Singh said in 2005

Former PM V.P. Singh, who led India from December 1989 to November 1990, died on 27 November 2008 after a battle with multiple myeloma.

On YSR’s 10th death anniversary, a look back at the two-time Andhra CM’s life and legacy

A decade after a chopper crash killed then Andhra CM YS Rajasekhara Reddy, a look at back the life and legacy of the leader who went too soon.

This Kargil hero was made a scapegoat, but fought to restore his brigade’s honour and won

Brig. Devinder Singh was blamed for failing to detect intrusions, but once his name was cleared, he told Shekhar Gupta that the Army’s system truly worked.

Everyone has an opinion, but no one is willing to take decisions: Manohar Parrikar in 2013

India's politicians lack the ability to take decisions, thus delaying issues that demand immediate action, Parrikar said in an interview with Shekhar Gupta in 2013.

Defence procurements delayed because files get ‘stuck in orbit’: George Fernandes in 2003

As Defence Minister, George Fernandes had also passed an order making it mandatory for ministry officials to spend a week in Siachen before making decisions.

We got in, killed 26/11 attackers & got out like Sudarshan Chakra: Ex-NSG chief JK Dutt

In this edition of Walk The Talk, Shekhar Gupta converses with former director general of the National Security Guard, J.K. Dutt.

Remembering the battle of Rezang La through the eyes of two brave soldiers

Honorary captain Ramchander Yadav and Havaldar Nihal Singh recall that nobody believed 120 Indians had killed about 1,300 Chinese at Rezang La.

Azhar Maqsusi: The man looking to eliminate hunger from India, one meal at a time

Azhar Maqsusi, who founded the NGO Hunger Has No Religion, shares his journey with ThePrint Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on Walk The Talk.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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