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New Delhi: Rioters set ablaze a shop during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in at Gokalpuri in north east Delhi, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 | PTI

Left and liberals should stop looking for the perfect victim in Delhi riots

There's damning evidence of state complicity in the Delhi communal riots. This matters more right now.
File photo of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor | PTI

If Rahul Gandhi stays out, Congress must find an active, full-time leader: Shashi Tharoor

Congress is indispensable to India's future but needs to get its act together quickly.
Delhi colonies | Wikimedia Commons

BJP & AAP know regularising Delhi colonies is smart policy, but it’s an incomplete plan

Seven in 10 Delhi residents live in informal settlements. And both the BJP and the AAP have promised regularisation of colonies ahead of the assembly election.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs 'Ganga Arti' at Dashashwamedh Ghat after his mega roadshow in Varanasi | PTI Photo | Manvender Vashis

Varanasi, 2014: Why I’d said, before the secular dip, hold your nose

When a thug wanted for murder joins the fight against communalism, a firebrand secular isn’t pleased they threw eggs at his rudraksh.
Congress supporters in a public rally (representational image) | PTI

To win this election, Congress will have to master the spill-over effect

Unlike the BJP, the Congress has lost in a general election after having won in the preceding assembly election on three occasions.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd after attending the 70th Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath, in New Delhi |Kamal Kishore/PTI

Modi wave on the rise since Balakot air strikes, says Lokniti survey

According to the survey, 3 decisions of Modi govt might just change course of an election.
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Drunk dials & extortionists — bogus complaints Delhi’s anti-corruption body has to fight

In the last four years, the ACB has disposed off 334 of a total of 532 cases for being baseless, unrelated, and often, motivated, reveals ThePrint's RTI. 
Arvind Kejriwal

AAP to gherao BJP and Congress offices for 2 days over Delhi statehood demand

AAP has been pressing the demand for full statehood since it came to power on the grounds that the Centre interferes with the elected govt's functioning.
BJP president Amit Shah

BJP launches suggestion drive for manifesto, says India’s ‘mann ki baat’ is with Modi

The BJP has also given a new slogan to go with the drive — ‘kaam kare jo, ummeed usi se ho’ — which reiterates PM Modi’s ‘kaamdaar’ image.
Narendra Modi

India has emerged from the ‘fragile five’ to become world’s fastest economy, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the world now views India with ‘vishwas’, not as a nation about scams.

On Camera

A house marked in Delhi during coronavirus pandemic | Twitter

Marking Covid-19 patients should not leave a social mark in India

The act of marking carries historical baggage. If India wants to mark those infected with coronavirus, it must think of sensible ways that don’t outlive the crisis.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Ramayan on DD: Best way to keep India’s elderly indoors or show the young TV beyond Netflix?

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, which was a rage in the late 1980s, has made a comeback at a time when the 21-day lockdown has forced people indoors.

Defence

Indian Army (representational image) | Photo: PTI

Soldiers failing to disclose Covid-19 information will invite action under Army Act

Army advisory says not disclosing Covid-19 symptoms, travel details or contact with suspected patient will be treated as 'willful concealment' & breach of discipline.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.