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Congress President Rahul Gandhi with former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and others at Sevagram Ashram on Tuesday

Congress Working Committee vows ‘second freedom struggle’ against Modi govt’s politics

A senior party leader justified the decision saying the central government indulges in politics of 'hatred, divisiveness, polarisation, crushing dissent and debates'.
Mahatma Gandhi, circa 1935 | Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Did you know Mahatma Gandhi was a trained nurse? Here are 5 lesser-known facts

As India gets ready to celebrate the 150th year of the Mahatma, ThePrint brings you some new insights into the man behind Gandhi.
Shaheed Udham Singh

Remembering Shaheed Udham Singh, the revolutionary who avenged Jallianwala Bagh

Udham Singh was hanged on 31 July 1940 for killing former Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, Michael O’Dwyer, in March of that year.
Congress stakes claim to ‘Vande Mataram’ & ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’, says RSS copied them

Congress stakes claim to ‘Vande Mataram’ & ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’, says RSS copied them

In line with RSS drill, Congress is taking out prabhat pheris to mark Indira Gandhi’s birth centenary; claims its workers invoked nationalism during freedom struggle.

On Camera

File image of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: ANI

Jaishankar’s moment to help Modi reset ties with Bangladesh, bury Shah’s ‘termite’ episode

Modi realises the India-Bangladesh relationship is special and wants to refurbish the bond that has been fraying since Amit Shah described illegal Bangladeshis as 'termites'.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo | Bloomberg

Why MPC meeting postponement looks like Modi is undermining RBI yet again

RBI is on its third governor in four years and investors are left wondering whether India has become something of a halfway house

Defence

File photo of Army Chief General M.M. Naravane at Leh to review security situation and operational preparedness along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh | Photo: Twitter/@adgpi

Indian Army equips troops with American assault rifles amid stand-off with China in Ladakh

The Defence Acquisition Council Tuesday accorded approval for procurement of additional 72,400 SIG 716 rifles at an estimated cost of Rs 780 crore.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.