Sunday, 27 November, 2022
Topic75th Independence Day

Topic: 75th Independence Day

75 years after Partition, 44% of Indians would back reunification with Pakistan, finds survey

CVoter-CPR survey aims to 'take stock' 75 years after Partition, asking people a series of questions on political, economic, social, and religious issues.

‘Bid to gain political mileage before Gujarat polls’ — Urdu press on Bilkis Bano convicts’ release

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

75th Independence Day celebrations may be over, but dissent is still not ‘free’ in India

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Raising air power violation is China’s mind game. India’s challenge is to call the bluff

India's issue isn't only about providing resources to the armed forces, but that political leadership must move away from sloganeering to outcome-centric on reforms.

‘Nerves of steel, exceptional courage’ — tales of valour of Army, IAF heroes honoured on I-Day

26-yr-old who laid down life, jawan who took on terrorist despite getting shot at — stories of armed forces personnel conferred with gallantry awards on 75th Independence Day.

On I-Day, both Modi & Manmohan talk of unity, youth, science. But in different tones

While PM Modi spoke about the commitment to national unity, Manmohan Singh warned it must not be undermined by 'authoritarian arrogance'.

In I-Day speech, Modi remembers freedom fighters of all religions, day after Owaisi challenge

AIMIM chief Owaisi had said at a public meeting Sunday that he hoped the names of Muslim freedom fighters would find mention in the prime minister's Independence Day address.

PM says ‘must vow not to insult women’, days after Shrikant Tyagi arrest for ‘assault’ on neighbour

While making his Independence Day speech Monday, Modi said ‘we have developed an ill habit of insulting women by our words, actions’. He also spoke on gender equality in household.

At Red Fort, PM says need to get rid of ‘parivaarwad’ & give opportunities to the deserving

On the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, the prime minister stressed the need for cooperative and competitive federalism in his 90-minute speech. 

‘Running out of khadi to stitch’: Meerut flagmaker’s legacy thrives despite ‘poly’ revolution

From being ‘sports city of India’ to electronics industry, Meerut has lots of claims to fame. But its connection to India’s national flag is understated.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

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.