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Security personnel stand guard near a neighbourhood vandalised by rioters during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. | PTI

Delhi Police’s riots charge sheet is a parody scripted to prove the Boss is always right

As you read Delhi Police's 17,000-page charge sheet in Delhi riots case, ignore every question because you must not allow petty facts to disturb a good story.
Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur speaks in Lok Sabha during monsoon session of Parliament on 18 September

Lok Sabha adjourned after uproar over Anurag Thakur’s remark on Nehru-Gandhi family

The Congress & TMC demanded an apology from Thakur who alleged Nehru ordered the creation of PM's National Relief Fund like a 'royal order. ‘
A police tape cordons off an area in Northeast Delhi that witnessed the communal riots | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Can’t justify license given to BJP stalwarts in Delhi riots — Julio Ribeiro to police chief

In a letter to Delhi Police Commissioner S.N. Shrivastava, veteran cop Julio Ribeiro has advise on how he can dispel the doubts raised over the investigation into February riots.
File photo of Anurag Singh Thakur speaking at an election rally in Rithala

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.
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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

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
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

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

Plastic pollution in water bodies

Banning glitter is not going to save the oceans

Humans release 1.5 million tons of primary microplastics into the ocean annually, a sum equivalent to one disgorged plastic bag for every person each week.

Karnataka High Court stops Franklin Templeton debt funds closure without investor consent

Franklin Templeton shut six of its fixed-income and credit-risk funds run in India in April, locking in Rs 308 billion of investor monies following a liquidity crisis.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.