Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicBSP chief Mayawati

Topic: BSP chief Mayawati

Mayawati has to reimburse money spent on elephant statues, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court bench has a tentative view that Mayawati has to deposit the public money spent to the state exchequer.

The elephant in the room, and tea stalls as ‘safe’ place for conversations

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

Despite bonhomie, Akhilesh non-committal on supporting Mayawati for Prime Minister candidate

SP chief, who had earlier put forth father Mulayam Yadav’s candidature for post, says he will be happy if another PM is made from UP.

Congress’s loss in Karnataka assembly election reflects on Rahul Gandhi’s power as the high command

Gandhi should ask himself if his grandmother would have allowed a chief minister to dictate the terms of an electoral campaign.

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Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.