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Yogendra Yadav gets my Communism grudge right. But prescribes snake oil for India: Shekhar Gupta

My argument is not with Communism. It is with the political economy that the eminent signatories of Mission Jai Hind believe in.

Gayatri Devi, princess-politician and Indira Gandhi critic who was jailed during Emergency

Gayatri Devi, whom the Congress twice sought as a member, made history with her landslide victory in the 1962 Lok Sabha elections as the Swatantra Party's Jaipur candidate.
Mahatma Gandhi

How India protested when there was no WhatsApp or Instagram

From stickers in bathrooms to litho printing, Indians always found ways to protest.
Madhu Dandavate

Madhu Dandavate — two inches of foam that he gifted Indians and the letters he wrote

A physicist first and a politician later, Madhu Dandavate did not hold back from speaking truth to power. On his 96th birth anniversary, a look back at his legacy.

Modi to youth: If you don’t make sacrifice in battle today, history will curse you tomorrow

In 1976, Modi addressed India's youth in a letter: Today’s unemployment, immorality, corruption, and oppression will harass you tomorrow. So why are you silent?
File photo | Sanjay Gandhi | Commons

Emergency-era censorship affected films so badly that even a spot of blood was cut out

Kishore Kumar's songs were taken off AIR. Stars such as Dev Anand were harassed. Even Raj Kapoor and Satyajit Ray were given advice on film-making.
Indira Gandhi

When a Singaporean critic of Marxist socialism took Indira Gandhi to court

The day after Indira Gandhi nationalised banks, R.C. Cooper air dashed to New Delhi to challenge the ordinance.
PM Narendra Modi

Kedarnath trip not political, tried to find my inner self: PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

In his first radio address since the BJP's thumping victory, PM also calls for Swacch Bharat-like campaign to tackle water crisis.

‘Right to life and liberty’ in Jharkhand and ‘Vande Mataram’ in Bihar

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

When Maneka Gandhi got Lucky, Jaiveer Shergill got witty & Donald Trump got nasty

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

On Camera

File image of PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping | Wikimedia Commons

China’s on India’s side in Pangong, Hot Springs. ‘Difference in perception’ line suits it

China has, over the years, specialised in salami slicing. In Sept 2017, then Army chief Bipin Rawat had cautioned that China was silently taking over territory.

Harsh Vardhan questions Delhi govt: Is Arvind Kejriwal failing in handling Covid-19 crisis?

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday raised concerns about rising Covid cases and low testing levels in Delhi.

Defence

File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

India, China army commanders to meet tomorrow. These are the issues 14 Corps chief will raise

14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to meet China’s Southern Xinjiang Military District chief at Chushul-Moldo border personnel meeting point Saturday.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.