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Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, ThePrint, at the Democracy Wall in Pune Tuesday

For a leader to rise in a democracy, it’s a game of Test cricket & not T-20: Shekhar Gupta

Speaking at ThePrint’s Democracy Wall, Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta also says a leader needs to seize the opportunity to be a challenger.
Actor Rasika Dugal at ThePrint's Democracy Wall | Photography team of SCMC, Pune

Would happily play a character whose politics is not in sync with mine: Actor Rasika Dugal

Speaking at ThePrint’s Democracy Wall, actor Rasika Dugal speaks about personal politics, her ideal role and female characters in the industry.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee | PTI

Cornering Mamata Banerjee in 2021 assembly polls won’t be easy. BJP lacks a pan-Bengal face

If the question, “If not Modi, who?” worked for the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, then “If not Didi, who?” may come to haunt it in West Bengal in 2021.
Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi at ThePrint's Democracy wall in Kolkata | ThePrint

Encounter perhaps only way to teach lesson to rape-accused, says Sena’s Priyanka Chaturvedi 

On citizenship Act, Shiv Sena’s deputy leader Priyanka Chaturvedi says her party made it clear in Lok Sabha the bill is divisive and, therefore, they walked out in Rajya Sabha.
Shriya Pilgaonkar at ThePrint's Democracy Wall in Kolkata | ThePrint

Even most prolific film actors can’t do what stage actors can, says actor Shriya Pilgaonkar

At Democracy Wall, actor Shriya Pilgaonkar says even if a country’s economy is thriving but its women are not safe, there is no point.
Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh at ThePrint's Democracy Wall initiative | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Rename MNREGA Nathuram Godse REGA, but get work done: Congress’ Gourav Vallabh to BJP

Speaking at ThePrint's Democracy Wall event, Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh said Congress failed to communicate its NYAY plan to voters.
Editor-in-chief of ThePrint Shekhar Gupta at Democracy Wall event in Sonipat Monday | ThePrint

Modi govt is clueless about Indian economy, lacks talent to fix it, says Shekhar Gupta

At ThePrint’s Democracy Wall in Sonipat, Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta spoke on a wide range of topics — free speech, Pakistan & Delhi’s notorious smog.
Sona Mohapatra at ThePrint's Democracy Wall event

Would want to see more celebrities grow a spine and have an opinion: Sona Mohapatra

Speaking at ThePrint's Democracy Wall, Sona Mohapatra says people should be more vocal and be able to express themselves clearly about issues.
Human rights activist & founder of 'Love matters' website Vithinka Yadav at Democracy Wall event in Sonipat | ThePrint

Most youths turn to porn to seek information about sex, says rights activist Vithika Yadav

At a Democracy Wall event, human rights activist Vithika Yadav says her website ‘Love Matters’ is blocked by most social media platforms as it talks about sex.
Sayema Rahman

Either speak up & perish or say nothing & die anyway. I choose the first: RJ Sayema Rahman

Speaking at ThePrint's Democracy Wall event, RJ Sayema Rahman says her 'radio identity' isn't attached to her religion.

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File image of Chinese military band (Representational image) | PTI

Despite Covid, China will spend more on defence in 2020 than it did last year

Actual Chinese military spending may be much higher. In 2019, China reported an official defence budget of just under $178 billion, but is estimated to have spent $261 billion.

Does Trump help or harm India’s interests when he offers to mediate with China, Pakistan?

US President Donald Trump Wednesday offered to mediate between India and China over the "raging border dispute".

Defence

Indian and Chinese soldiers jointly celebrate the New Year 2019 at Bumla along the Indo-China border, Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese aggression in Ladakh also a message for domestic and external audience: Experts

International experts say the timing is troubling as it comes at ‘a critical phase in India's internal difficulties with the Covid-19 pandemic’.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

PM, CM, DM: India’s 3 big power centres have been exposed by one disaster

The prime minister, chief minister and district magistrate are the three engines of India’s governance, but their handling of the coronavirus pandemic is going awry.