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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing a press conference in New Delhi on 19 March

The core of Arvind Kejriwal’s politics — create a tussle, play victim, rinse and repeat

Arvind Kejriwal's decision to reserve Delhi’s hospital beds exclusively for city residents, which LG Anil Baijal overturned, is a classic example of the playbook the CM has perfected.

Political value of a Communist CM’s daughter marrying a Muslim — Priceless for India’s Right

Whether Veena decides to convert to Islam and/or adopt Riyas’ last name is entirely her choice, just like it’s Priyanka Chopra’s choice to wear sindoor.
Representational image | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Elephant or cow, Hindutva doesn’t give two hoots about animal welfare. Deaths are political

Hindus don't have any problem with cow slaughter or animal sacrifice unless it involves Dalits, Muslims, Christians or tribal people. Their outrage is fake.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan with Narendra Modi

Few things tie Modi’s India and Imran’s Pakistan like their love-hate for foreign invasion

Be it Hindutva ideologues condemning the wicked foreign invader or Imran Khan hailing Turkish imperial rule, both want to reinforce that going forward means going backward.
File photo | Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then BJP President Amit Shah at the party headquarters, New Delhi, 2018 | PTI

Hindutva pill for post-Covid India: Why Modi-Shah will return to what they know best

When all else fails — economy to health to welfare — what is a bigger cushion for the BJP than its brazen Hindutva face?
RSS members participate in a parade in Dharmanagar on 28 September | PTI Photo

Hedgewar had hired Christian teachers to train the RSS

In The RSS And The Making Of The Deep Nation, Dinesh Narayanan writes about how the organisation was not only modelled on the British military, but trained and clothed similarly.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Don’t be shocked by Kejriwal anymore, his new game is to be ‘aam’ Bharatiya Janata Party

By staying on the sidelines during Delhi riots and sanctioning Kanhaiya’s prosecution, Arvind Kejriwal and AAP are playing BJP's game in BJP's market.
Bhagirathi Vihar, New Delhi | Photo By Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Rumour has it that riots are breaking out in your neighbourhood. What would you do?

Just this Sunday on Delhi streets, the Bharat Mata Ki Jai chants – an otherwise innocuous patriotic slogan – produced a menacing web of rumours.
Arvind Kejriwal

There is no such thing as ‘soft Hindutva’

Indian liberals who equate Hindu and Hindutva are only helping the BJP-RSS Hindutva project.
RSS members in a gathering

How Tamil Nadu’s Hindutva forces are using the Dravidian movement to get Dalits on their side

'Hindutva and Dalits', edited by Anand Teltumbde, talks about how the Sangh Parivar is politically and ideologically manipulating the Dalit movement in India.

On Camera

20 days since soldiers’ death in Galwan, ‘patriot’ Ajay Devgn decides it’s movie material

India’s stand against Chinese aggression is at best foggy, with military talks still underway. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn couldn't wait lest Akshay Kumar claimed the subject.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India can’t replace China at manufacturing, not without paying more: Economics commentator Martin Wolf

In conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times, Martin Wolf discussed India's fiscal deficit, banking sector and its potential in the global market.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.