Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: India

Last Laughs – The Best Indian Cartoons (July 29 – August 4)

The best Indian cartoons of the week, chosen by senior editors of ThePrint. The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print...

Don’t worry about Doklam. India-China ties have seen far worse: Shivshankar Menon

Doklam is not as big a crisis as it has been made out to be, said former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon ThePrint Reporter

The BJP has no plans to replace any of the CMs of the four states going to polls soon

Party has faith in the leadership of Vasundhara, Shivraj, Raman and Rupani, and is working on a strategy to win these states as a precursor to 2019. Pragya Kaushika

If someone raises questions, give answers, not resignations: SJM’s Mahajan on Panagariya

Ashwani Mahajan, National Co-Convenor of SJM, says dissent must be given its due in a democracy. Anubhuti Vishnoi

Who really deserves credit for India’s economic growth?

Did the 1991 reforms constitute a revolutionary change in economic policymaking or were they simply a milestone? Adam B. Lerner

SC verdict on 498-A could turn the clock back on women’s rights

The committees suggested by the court can hinder women’s recourse to justice, experts feel. Sabah K.

States hit the jackpot with SC mining decision

The Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday will allow states to reap massive sums from companies that mined illegally. Apurva Vishwanath

BJP youth wing to launch major protest in Tamil Nadu

The agitation will highlight the suffering of the people in the state and the chaos which unfolded in the aftermath of Jayalalithaa’s death. Pragya Kaushika

USIBC India teams quits en masse, new trade promotion body to be set up

First event on Wednesday, CISCO chairman John Chambers to speak with top Indian officials Manu Pubby

Talk Point: Is the RSS now part of the political mainstream?

Three of the top constitutional posts in the nation will soon be occupied by RSS supporters.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.