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Topic: 2014

Coal India has become the whipping boy in coal crisis but Modi govt can’t escape blame

The coal crisis is reminiscent of the shortage in 2014, which was managed through a meticulous plan and execution. There is a roadmap to deal with it.

Muslim votes matter: Here’s how they voted for BJP after 2014

Muslim voters have refused to be recognised as the main opponent of the BJP’s Hindutva politics.

This election, a lot of people are rooting for a weak Modi

In 2014, India wanted a strong leader. He turned out to be a bit too strong.

Defeating Modi at any cost may suit Modi-baiters, but it can’t arrest Congress slide

Congress is aware of ground realities and has made effort to shift narrative from just national security to jobs, farmers and corruption.

It’s a myth that 2014 election was exceptional in the vote share of winning candidates

At the constituency level, the 2009 election was the most competitive election India witnessed in the last five decades.

Pollsters hate to be wrong, but they will be about BJP in 2019

Election forecast for 2019 will be a replica of 2004 when Atal Bihari Vajpayee lost despite his popularity ratings being way above everybody else.

Five reasons why Modi-Shah’s ‘politics of fear’ is not a good strategy for 2019

The politics of fear may alienate voters who flocked to the BJP in 2014, on its promise of fulfilling aspirations.

The inside story of how ‘Statue of Unity’ helped make Narendra Modi Prime Minister in 2014

It was more crucial than Chai Pe Charcha or 3D hologram rallies.

On Camera

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Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Amitabh Bachchan was a comic book Superman 40 years ago. In a tight, pink costume

Created by Pammi Bakshi and Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan comics cost Rs 4 each 40 years ago. Today, they are a hot collectors' item costing $199 on eBay.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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