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Anti-Brexit demonstrations outside Houses of Parliament in London | Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

British MPs reject two no-deal scenarios as Brexit date nears

Boeing grounds controversial Max 8 aircraft and trouble in African paradise.
Last laughs

A sinking Venezuela and Britain’s Brexit woes

The best cartoons of the day.
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar | Savarkar.org

Read this before deciding whether Savarkar was a British stooge or strategic nationalist

Rahul Gandhi’s selective quoting of Savarkar’s prison petition is intellectually disingenuous.
Representational image | Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Historian wants to change how school children are taught British empire

Black history is British history too, notes historian Jeremy Corbyn, and should be part of curriculum.
File photo of Bhagat Singh | Commons

Where is the pistol that Bhagat Singh used to kill the British police officer?

A new book traces the journey of how I searched for the pistol in Punjab and Madhya Pradesh. It is now on display at the BSF museum, Hussainiwala.

How the nexus of business and state gave birth to the East India Company

Rupali Mishra’s new book describes how licencing, permits, rights etc. fetched gains for people close to power.

On Camera

elections

Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.

Defence

China sends fighters for Pakistan Day parade, days after thwarting Masood Azhar terror tag

China had last week placed a technical hold on a proposal moved by France, the US, and the UK at the UN Security Council for sanctions against Masood Azhar.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?