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Anurag Thakur, pulled up for remarks on CAA protesters, calls for action on Delhi rioters

Union minister Anurag Thakur was barred from campaigning for the Delhi election after he made incendiary remarks about shooting traitors.
Amit Shah

Amit Shah repenting BJP speeches in Delhi election shouldn’t be taken as a course correction

With his unexpected statement condemning the BJP's toxic Delhi assembly election campaign, Home Minister Amit Shah is ThePrint's newsmaker of the week.
File photo of Anurag Singh Thakur speaking at an election rally in Rithala

Army veterans upset with MoS Anurag Thakur’s speech as he’s a TA officer, one of their own

During Delhi election campaign, BJP's Anurag Thakur had said 'desh ke gaddaron ko...' while referring to anti-CAA protestors. The crowd had yelled back 'goli maaro saalon ko'.

Modi, Kejriwal’s last-minute hymns for Delhi elections and ‘chicken biryani’ for EC

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BJP's Anurag Thakur, Amit Shah, and Yogi Adityanath. | Soham Sen | ThePrint

Amit Shah, Adityanath, Anurag Thakur — 5 most provocative speeches of Delhi elections

BJP MP Parvesh Verma also earned a unique distinction — he was banned twice in a week for his inflammatory speeches in Delhi election campaign.
File photo of Chirag Paswan

India belongs to everyone — BJP allies object to ‘hate speeches’ over Shaheen Bagh

Akali Dal and Lok Janshakti Party said hate speeches can’t be justified and that a community can’t be isolated on religious and caste lines.

Budget for a dozing economy, Sitharaman’s tightrope & Economic Survey’s doublespeak

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Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma punishment not enough. EC needs to act where it hurts

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EC orders BJP to remove Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma from list of star campaigners

The poll body barred the Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma for their objectionable comments while campaigning for the BJP during Delhi election rallies.

On Camera

Representational image of lockdown in Spain | Bloomberg

How Spain tragically bungled its response to coronavirus

Spain ignored the health crisis unfolding in Italy & dithered before imposing draconian lockdown measures that could have saved thousands of lives.

How is Modi’s BJP different from the one founded by Advani-Vajpayee 40 years ago?

Forty years ago, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L.K. Advani founded BJP. Today it's led by Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo, who have won two general elections with full majority.

Defence

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5 Special Forces men, 5 terrorists: How a deadly hand-to-hand fight at the LoC unfolded

Five commandos of the elite 4 Para were killed in action after they eliminated 5 terrorists from Pakistan in close combat in J&K’s Keran sector.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.