Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
Topic2017

Topic: 2017

Opposition wants select committee to take up triple talaq bill. Here’s what the panels do

The triple talaq bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha last year, was stalled in the Rajya Sabha.

Finance ministry’s own division shares EC’s concerns on electoral bonds & transparency

The Financial Sector Reforms and Legislation Division has agreed with the EC’s view, which is that the new laws are ‘retrograde’ and need to be withdrawn.

विज्ञान में श्रेष्ठ हुआ भारत, 2017 रहा सुखद सफलताओं भरा वर्ष

2017 में भारतीय अनुसंधानकर्ताओं ने अंतरिक्ष विज्ञान से लेकर जीवन विज्ञान तक में शोध के क्षेत्र में महत्वपूर्ण योगदान दिए.

भाई-भतीजावाद से लेकर इरेक्शन तक, बॉलीवुड के सबसे बोल्ड और कमज़ोर पल- 2017

बॉलीवुड की फिल्मों, किरदारों, कहानियों और गपशप ने अपनी अलग ही छाप छोड़ी है. 2017 में बॉलीवुड के बेहतरीन और बदतरीन, ए से ज़ेड तक

2017 was a banner year for Indian science

In 2017, Indian researchers made significant contributions to R&D across a broad spectrum of fields spanning across space sciences to life sciences.

Last Laughs: The best political cartoons of 2017

The best Indian cartoons of the year, chosen by senior editors at ThePrint.

From erection to nepotism: Bollywood’s boldest and weakest moments in 2017

The best and worst of Bollywood in 2017, an A-to-Z guide

So long, 2017: The biggest news in Indian economy this year

From introduction of Goods and Services Tax to privatisation of Air India, the Modi government took some major policy decisions in 2017.

Looking up virgin in a dictionary to waging war on Christmas: The A to Z of India’s 2017

India was so weird in 2017, it took an alphabetic guide to understand it.

So long, 2017: The biggest twists and turns in Indian politics this year

From cow vigilantes killing an innocent man in Rajasthan to dramatic twists in Tamil Nadu politics to high-decibel Gujarat polls, 2017 was an eventful year.

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Congress Chintan Shivir to conclude today, CWC to give final nod to committees' recommendations

For long, Congress wavered on social justice. Now it’s waking up to BJP’s OBC politics

Many wanted Congress to focus on secularism, diversity and pluralism. But party has realised that the Shudra/OBC/Dalit/Adivasi aren't interested in these abstract ideas.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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