Monday, 28 May, 2018

Zero Hour

A peek into politics beyond speeches, controversies and elections. From strategic moves to the personal and discreet, from matters of state to what’s on the plate, ThePrint will bring you exclusive reports on the lives and times of the movers and shakers in politics and government. Stay tuned and email tips to ideas@theprint.in

A graphic featuring Jawaharlal Nehru, Narendra Modi, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Modi, Nehru or Vajpayee: Which Prime Minister has written the most books?

Indian PMs have explored a wide range topics in their written work – from Nehru’s letters & books in prison to Modi’s guide for exam stress-addled students.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Tweet Tracker: Congratulations pour in for the Prime Minister on the victories in the northeast

This tracker will keep track of the biggest tweets from the biggest BJP leaders on their favourite subject: Narendra Modi.

Sushi with Sonia, Litti with Lalu: Where and what politicians are eating in New Delhi

Politicians in Delhi are no longer choosing only 5-star hotels for dining out, stand-alone niche restaurants are now the place to go politician spotting.
An image showing Amit Shah in 2014 and in 2018.

The secret behind Amit Shah’s 20-kg weight loss

Sources say the fitter, leaner BJP chief has been advising his party colleagues to follow his strict regimen, but not many have been able to keep up.
Amruta Fadnavis performs Yoga

Amruta Fadnavis: The ‘first lady’ of Maharashtra isn’t your typical, silent politician’s wife

Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, has drawn both flak and admiration in the last three years, but that has not stopped her from asserting her choices.
shahid aziz

From key Pakistani general to ISIS terrorist ‘killed’ in Jihad, the chilling saga of Shahid Aziz

An army cannot afford to allow so many ideologically motivated hardliners to rise to senior ranks and to freelance on behalf of their ideology after retirement.
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

How should the Indian army ethos handle Major Gogoi’s case?

Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat has said that 'exemplary punishment' will be given to Major Leetul Gogoi, if he is found guilty of violation of Army rules. Experts weigh in.
Illustration by Peali Dezine

The barely told stories of Indian and Pakistani spies making peace while waging war

Some untold or barely told stories of Indian and Pakistani spymasters making peace on the sidelines of war.