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Tamil Nadu farmers during a march in New Delhi | Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg

Pulwama-Balakot helps Modi in polls — issues of farmers, jobs, Rafale don’t exist anymore

Once the political temperature is back to normal, it is disadvantage BJP — unless Imran Khan gifts this election to Modi by keeping the tension alive.
A farmer rests in a wholesale market (Representational image)

At the heart of potato farmer’s Rs 490 ‘gift’ to Modi, a crisis in India’s aloo mandi

Pradeep Sharma, a UP potato farmer, scored a profit of just Rs 490 on 19 tonnes of produce.

TalkPoint: Is Anna Hazare a victim of India’s use-and-throw politics?

Experts weigh in on Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike against the Narendra Modi government to address corruption and farmers distress.

On Camera

CJI Gogoi

Is Supreme Court handling sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi correctly?

Two advocates Monday wrote to the Bar Council of India criticising it for its support to CJI Ranjan Gogoi and called the hearing a ‘travesty of justice’.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.