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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

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.

OnCamera

A still from Total Dhamaal | Facebook

Total Dhamaal review: An exercise in mediocrity that would make mediocre look better

The third instalment in the Dhamaal series has all the animals and actors in the zoo but not one funny bone.
indus

Can India hurt Pakistan with new Indus dams or Modi govt hyping old project after Pulwama?

In wake of the Pulwama terror attack, union minister for water resources Nitin Gadkari tweeted Thursday that India will “stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan”.

Defence

Muslims beat posters of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar during a protest against Pulwama terror attack, in Ahmedabad on February 15, 2019

Pakistan govt takes control of Jaish-e-Mohammed headquarters in Bahawalpur

The move came a day after the powerful UN Security Council put pressure on Pakistan to rein in militant groups operating from its soil.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.