Friday, 2 December, 2022
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‘Ravan, rakhshas, cockroach, Hitler:’ There is a competition in Congress to abuse me, says Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi clapped back at the Opposition Congress on Thursday for calling him names during their campaign for the ongoing...

‘Meri chai bhi nahin peeta koi’ — how Kharge’s pitting his own humble origins against Modi’s

Since taking charge as Congress president, Kharge has been attacking Modi in campaign speeches while building own brand as Dalit leader who has spent over five decades in politics.

Battle of 2 parties — glimpses from rallies held by Congress chief Kharge & PM Modi in Gujarat

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge spoke at public gatherings in Bapunagar & Dediyapada in poll-bound state Sunday, while PM Modi addressed BJP supporters in Netrang, Kheda & Surat.

Ghulam Nabi Azad has some advice for his former party — ‘first Congress jodo, then Bharat jodo’

In an interview with ThePrint, former CM of J&K talks about settling into his role as president of Democratic Azad Party, how he’s nobody’s B-team & how Article 370 isn't ‘bad’.

Amit Malviya questions Rahul’s temple visit after being trolled for ‘scientific’ aarti tweet

BJP leader wonders whether temple run is due to poll compulsion after minority politics failed to deliver results. Earlier, he & Smriti Irani mocked Rahul over his visit to Ujjain.

After Himanta’s ‘Saddam’ jibe at Rahul, Urdu press praises Iraqi dictator, calls him ‘tall leader’

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

‘No-nonsense, consultative’ style & a cap on ‘darshans’ — Kharge’s 1st month as Congress chief

Mallikarjun Kharge has been holding review meetings with state delegations for the greater part of the month. He will tour Madhya Pradesh & poll-bound Gujarat in coming days.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.

12 injured as Congress workers ‘attacked’ during Bharat Jodo Yatra in Tripura

Hundreds of Congress workers were marching to Santir Bazar market in South Tripura district around 3.30 pm Friday when stones were hurled at them.

With Lachit Barphukan, BJP is giving a history lesson to Congress on how to remember icons

BJP's celebration of 17th century Assam warrior Lachit Barphukan stands in sharp contrast with Congress' selective glorification of historical figures.

On Camera

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.