Wednesday, 30 November, 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and Legislation Division has agreed with the EC’s view, which is that the new laws are ‘retrograde’ and need to be withdrawn.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.

On Camera

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.