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Rahul Gandhi

Facebook enters Congress list of excuses for Modi’s victories, after EVM and Balakot

Modi wins because of Modi. Period. You don’t have to be a fan of his toxic, narcissistic politics to acknowledge his electoral success.
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Who will elect India’s leaders – we or Xi? The answer lies in EVMs

No longer can other countries be trusted to stay away from India’s elections. EVMs are the biggest vulnerability in the face of an external aggression.

EVMs can’t be tampered with, says CEC Sunil Arora as he rules out return to ballot system

Speaking at an event, the CEC said the Election Commission will engage with political parties in coming days on various electoral reforms and the model code.
Zee News anchor Sudhir Chaudhary | Screenshot

EVM tampering in Delhi across channels & Zee’s Sudhir Chaudhury angry at voters

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Ahead of Delhi polls, Prashant Bhushan, Kavita Krishnan, others rake up EVM tampering

Several Twitter users accuse BJP of attempting to tamper with Delhi election results after Home Minister Amit Shah said 11 February results 'will shock everyone'.
File photo of Bakshish Singh Virk

BJP MLA Bakshish Singh Virk who boasted about EVM rigging trailing at third position

In a 39-second viral clip, Virk can reportedly be heard saying that no matter which button is pressed on an EVM, the vote would go to the BJP.
File photo: A voter at a polling booth in village Bhoot, near Amritsar | PTI

Former BJP MLA spends Wednesday night guarding EVM strong room

After voting took place on 21 October, the opposition Congress, NCP and several other parties raised suspicion over the functioning of EVMs, alleging they were tampered with at some places.
Voters stand in a queue displaying their voter card outside a polling station during Maharashtra Assembly elections in Thane | PTI

Congress claims several EVMs malfunctioning across Maharashtra

According to a complaint Congress registered with the Election Commission, several EVMs were selecting a different party symbol than what the voter was choosing.

Trump offers ‘mediation’ in Ayodhya dispute as Kashmir govt ‘flashes gun’ to ease panic

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
Mamata Banerjee addresses a rally to commemorate Martyr's Day in Kolkata, Sunday | PTI

Why opposition leaders float EVM conspiracy theories knowing they are not true

Opposition leaders are forced to question EVMs for reasons beyond the obvious.

On Camera

Why French President Macron’s clash of civilisations with Islam is misguided

Macron seems oblivious to a deepening problem at home: The old French model, which claimed to be superior to all social systems, is unsuited to an increasingly multi-ethnic society.

Revival in demand & business activity push Indian economy’s animal spirits up in September

Economists attributed the recovery to pent-up demand after a strict lockdown imposed in March hit the consumption of goods and services.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressing the biannual Army Commanders Conference in New Delhi Wednesday | Indian Army

China lacks ‘honest intent’, be prepared for any eventuality, Rajnath Singh tells Army

Speaking in Delhi, the Defence Minister told military commanders that the government will strongly back reforms in the armed forces including setting up of theatre commands.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.