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PM Narendra Modi at the Budget Session of the Lok Sabha at Central Hall of Parliament | PTI

Narendra Modi govt turned to Nehruvian strategy for India’s economic growth

In her book ‘The Lost Decade 2008-2018’, Puja Mehra explains how the ‘India Growth Story’ has devolved into ‘Growth without a Story’.

Congress must cede political space in Haryana for alliance in Delhi: Manish Sisodia

Sisodia says Congress not serious about defeating Modi-Shah and instead nit-picking about seats in Haryana
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi during in New Delhi, 2017 | Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

‘Shehzada’ Rahul & Ahmed ‘Mian’ aren’t routine jibes on Congress, they are Modi’s bigotry

This is not a diatribe on how Modi and BJP have lowered the level of political language in India; it is to point out how exactly they do it.
PM Modi at the traders's convention held in New Delhi, 19 April

In photos, Modi woos traders by announcing collateral-free loan & other schemes

PM Modi at the convention also announced that if re-elected, he would form a National Traders' Welfare Board.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Congress president Rahul Gandhi | Commons

Congress wants to field Sheila Dikshit from East Delhi, readies list as talks go on with AAP

Barring Sheila Dikshit from East Delhi, Congress is likely to retain the candidates it fielded in 2014, in case talks with AAP fall through.

Priyanka Chaturvedi joins Shiv Sena after being ‘let down’ by Congress

Priyanka Chaturvedi quit the Congress after slamming them for reinstating ‘goons’ who had allegedly misbehaved with her.
Priyanka Chaturvedi has quit the party on Friday | Suraj SinghBisht / ThePrint

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress day after hitting out at party on Twitter

Priyanka Chaturvedi, who was a Congress spokesperson, resigned after party reinstated ‘goons who threatened her’.
In this May 4, 2014 file photo Priyanka Vadra is seen during a road show in Amethi

Why Priyanka Gandhi must take Modi head-on in Varanasi

Priyanka Gandhi will not win, but at least it will look like there’s an opposition in the country.

Shoe flung at BJP’s spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao during media briefing

GVL Narasimha Rao was talking about fielding Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal constituency when the incident happened.

IAS official suspended for allegedly checking PM’s chopper, EC says dereliction of duty

Congress accused the Election Commission of bias after it suspended IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin.

On Camera

Workers at a construction site in Delhi (representational image) | Ruhani Kaur/Bloomberg

India’s caste problem has a silver lining: urbanisation, and inter-caste marriage

Unlike villages, search for partners in cities shifts its focus from family and caste networks to friends and professional networks.

IAS poll observer: With Modi breaking rules, should EC give him special security treatment?

The Election Commission has suspended an IAS officer who had inspected PM Narendra Modi’s chopper in Odisha’s Sambalpur Tuesday.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.