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Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi

BJP targets Gandhi family’s pocket borough Raebareli, Congress MLC resigns from party

Dinesh Singh and his relatives who have been associated with the Congress for years, are likely to join the BJP soon.
A Delhi Police constable in New Delhi | PTI

Today is International Women’s Day, but many Indians celebrate it on 13 February

Many Indian groups celebrate Women's Day on the birth anniversary of this remarkable woman freedom fighter instead.
Lenin's statue being toppled in Tripura

India used to be a country where followers of Gandhi, Hitler and Stalin fought together

We are a country where you will find followers of Gandhi and Godse living together, as do admirers of Hitler and Stalin. However, this perception of India is fast changing.
Renuka Chodhury's favourite books

Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury on the three books she says shaped her

The Congress MP and former minister spoke to ThePrint about the books and authors who have had an impact on her life.
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

In Patel vs Nehru saga, remember that India’s first PM wasn’t elected unanimously

A perusal of Congress party documents shows that despite Gandhiji having made his choice known, 12 of 15 state committees nominated Patel for party president.
A graphic showing Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi is truly a cosmo-religious man

Raising religion as an issue in the emerging campaign shows that the BJP is losing its development plank and is re-polarising the electorate.
Gandhi and Nehru

Talk Point: Nothing of Nehru’s vision could endure, he should be placed peacefully in history

Jawaharlal Nehru was not original in his views. He was of a poetic nature, but his views were formed by the liberalism in Europe and Fabian socialism.
Nehru, Gandhi, and Sardar Patel sitting together

Talk Point: Was Congress unfair to leaders like Sardar Patel with right-of-centre ideology?

On Sardar Patel’s birthday, we bring sharp perspectives on if the Congress party was unfair to its leaders like Sardar Patel who had a right-of-Centre ideology.

On Camera

Workers at a construction site in Delhi (representational image) | Ruhani Kaur/Bloomberg

India’s caste problem has a silver lining: urbanisation, and inter-caste marriage

Unlike villages, search for partners in cities shifts its focus from family and caste networks to friends and professional networks.

IAS poll observer: With Modi breaking rules, should EC give him special security treatment?

The Election Commission has suspended an IAS officer who had inspected PM Narendra Modi’s chopper in Odisha’s Sambalpur Tuesday.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
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.