Monday, 24 January, 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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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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