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Finance minister Arun Jaitley | Jeremy Piper/Bloomberg

Today, even atheists in India will proudly wear religion on their sleeve: Arun Jaitley

‘New India’, a collection of Arun Jaitley’s writings, provides an insight into the mind of the former finance minister, what he thought of Modi, Rahul Gandhi and AAP.
Arvind Kejriwal

There is no such thing as ‘soft Hindutva’

Indian liberals who equate Hindu and Hindutva are only helping the BJP-RSS Hindutva project.
Arvind Kejriwal at the oath-taking ceremony Sunday | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Blessings from Modi, body language — the symbolism and message of Kejriwal’s 2020 speech

Arvind Kejriwal's speech was conciliatory towards Modi & BJP, which ran a vitriolic campaign against him. Also made no mention of full statehood & Jan Lokpal bill, the pet themes in 2015.
One-year-old Avyaan Tomar dressed as Arvind Kejriwal at the swearing-in ceremony. Tomar's photos went viral on counting day when he was dressed in the same attire | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

In pictures: Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as CM of Delhi for third time

Kejriwal took oath amid a raucous gathering of AAP supporters at the national capital's Ramlila Maidan.
Kejriwal celebrates his party's victory in the assembly elections : Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

The transformation of Arvind Kejriwal from an ‘anarchist’ to a smart, successful politician

In the run-up to the Delhi elections, Kejriwal underwent quite an image makeover — from an anti-corruption activist who preferred ‘anarchism’ into a leader and an effective administrator.
Supporters of AAP at party headquarters | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

AAP’s gamble on Congress defectors pays off, 5 out of 6 win Delhi elections

AAP had inducted and fielded some high-profile Congress leaders such as five-time MLA Shoaib Iqbal and Vinay Mishra, son of ex-MP Mahabal Mishra.  
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AAP members celebrate Delhi victory with Manoj Tiwari’s ‘Rinkiya ke papa’

In a viral video, AAP workers can be seen dancing to their version of 'Rinkiya ke Papa', taking a dig at Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, who has rendered the song. 
Arvind Kejriwal

Why 2020 is a much bigger achievement for Arvind Kejriwal than 2015

The AAP faced many odds, and made many mistakes over the last five years. To win despite these is a stunning achievement.
AAP supporters celebrate outside the party office in Delhi | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Early trends show Kejriwal’s AAP in the lead, BJP ahead in Okhla

At 9.30 am, BJP's Brahm Singh was leading from Okhla — Shaheen Bagh & Jamia Nagar are part of this constituency — against AAP's Amanatullah Khan.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint Team

We analysed BJP voters who voted AAP in Delhi but Modi in Lok Sabha. This is what we found

BJP is hoping its high-pitched campaign in Delhi can change its fortunes. And AAP is hoping Kejriwal can repeat 2015 victory.

On Camera

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump at the Namaste Trump event at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

China, Pakistan and Islamic terror — major takeaways from Donald Trump’s speech in India

In Episode 398 of his daily news capsule #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta decoded the US President’s Namaste Trump speech. Here’s a short round-up.
8 people have been killed & 100 injured in northeast Delhi as violence gripped Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur & Gokulpuri Sunday after anti & pro-CAA groups clashed.

Who is to blame for CAA violence: Delhi Police or politics of Modi government?

9 people have been killed & 100 injured in northeast Delhi as violence gripped Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur & Gokulpuri Sunday after anti & pro-CAA groups clashed.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump | @narendramodi | Twitter

Trump says US-India to sign $3 billion in defence deals

The US State Department last week approved a potential sale of arms to India, including air-defence radars and missiles, rifles and other equipment.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How one big India-US deal gave us six big gains to cheer — including decimation of Left

To think the India-US nuclear deal was about a bilateral relationship or energy is to miss the point. It had much larger implications.