Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicDelhi assembly election

Topic: Delhi assembly election

Under political pressure or a scapegoat? Where Delhi Police chief Amulya Patnaik went wrong

Though Amulya Patnaik has been known for his 'honesty' and 'sense of judgement', many now see him as a Delhi Police commissioner who failed his force during the riots.

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.

Now, Congress’ Ajay Maken, Milind Deora in Twitter spat over praise for AAP’s Delhi victory

Earlier, Sharmistha Mukherjee had expressed her displeasure over former finance minister P. Chidambaram’s tweet in praise of the AAP.

Yogi wanted to divide Delhi voters on biryani, but Kejriwal’s aloo paratha kept them united

Under BJP govt -- be it Modi's mango fondness, Nirmala Sitharaman's onion remark or Kailash Vijayvargiya's poha jibe -- food has been increasingly politicised in India.

Sanitation workers, drivers, school peons—50 VIPs to attend Kejriwal’s oath ceremony

People from different sections will be sharing the stage with Arvind Kejriwal as he will take oath as Delhi's Chief Minister for the third time in Ramlila Maidan Sunday.

Amit Shah repenting BJP speeches in Delhi election shouldn’t be taken as a course correction

With his unexpected statement condemning the BJP's toxic Delhi assembly election campaign, Home Minister Amit Shah is ThePrint's newsmaker of the week.

AAP calls for national executive meet, plans to move towards ‘positive nationalism’

AAP's Delhi convenor Gopal Rai said that the party would soon be cadre-based and will also focus on some states.

Not hate speeches, BJP identifies Congress & its own star campaigners for Delhi defeat

At meeting to assess Delhi poll result, BJP leaders say heavy deployment of star campaigners meant candidates spent time making arrangements instead of campaigning. 

No, Delhi election wasn’t just about ‘development vs communalism’. That’s lazy analysis

No other recent election as the Delhi assembly polls demonstrates with as much clarity the futility of a single diagnosis of what Indians are truly voting for.

Ramdev’s ‘shudh’ Hindi greeting, Swapan Dasgupta diagnosis of BJP’s Delhi loss, Congress woes

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

On Camera

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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