Sunday, 7 August, 2022


Our take on Sri Lanka crisis,Uma Bharti ‘tweetography’ and Elon Musk—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

OPS sons among 18 AIADMK members expelled by EPS, next move in power tussle at MLA meet Sunday

EPS says in statement that the 18 members are 'being removed from their primary memberships of AIADMK for acting in contradiction with goals and policies of party'.

From AIADMK, Shiv Sena to JD(U) — how BJP is growing at the cost of its allies as well as rivals

Across states, the biggest complaint against the BJP is that the party does not honour coalition dharma. Party spokesperson says accusations are ‘untrue’.

EPS elected as AIADMK interim general secretary, council members expel OPS from party

AIADMK leader Edappadi K. Palaniswami had called a general council meeting, fiercely opposed by O. Panneerselvam, to deliberate on single leadership issue in the party.

Palaniswami-led AIADMK is bad news for BJP in Tamil Nadu but it opens up opportunities too

While OPS has been courting the BJP in Tamil Nadu enthusiastically, the latter isn't inclined to take any side in AIADMK’s internal warfare yet.

Our take on presidential elections, Maharashtra, and AIADMK — in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

EPS one step up in AIADMK power battle, receives ‘crown’ as OPS booed out of council meeting

OPS and EPS were made coordinator and co-coordinator of the AIADMK in an innovative concept of dual leadership that was put in place after the demise of party chief J. Jayalalithaa in 2016.

AIADMK caught in leadership battle — as EPS camp ‘eyes sole charge’, OPS wants key meet deferred

At AIADMK general and executive council meeting scheduled for 23 June, EPS camp is expected to push for single leadership of the party. OPS camp wants meeting postponed.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.