Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicIndian politicians

Topic: Indian politicians

Shrikant Tyagi isn’t alone. List of complaints against Noida bahubalis is long

Residents and police in Noida speak of being 'scared' of Shrikant Tyagi. But such 'chhutbhaiyya netas' have for long been displaying power bigger than their actual power.

In India, politicians live ‘off’ the people, not ‘for’

Bimal Jalan tracks India’s rise as an economic and political giant in his book, ‘From Dependence to Self-Reliance: Mapping India’s Rise as a Global Superpower’.

Paul Brass, ‘prolific & original’ scholar of Indian politics over 6 decades, passes away

The American political scientist was known for his seminal work on India’s socio-political realities, including a three-part biography of former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh.

Not civil servants, engineers, or teachers, politicians always dine at poor Dalit homes

For violent casteists, the photos signal continued caste supremacy, for benevolent casteists, they signal a savior complex that preserves their moral superiority.

PM’s principal secy, 2 CMs, Union & state ministers, officials — key govt figures hit by Covid

3 Union ministers infected include MoS Home Nityanand Rai. Rajasthan CM Gehlot & Delhi CM Kejriwal also ill with Covid, as are many state ministers and MLAs.

Modi is the unreliable narrator of India. But there’s a little help from Salman Rushdie

A politician’s career is all about the narrative arc. But Modi’s 20 years of public service – from Gujarat CM to becoming the PM – doesn’t show one.

Congress vidhwa, napunsak, lucha-lafanga — Political attacks are now all about the personal

BJP leader Narayan Rane’s slap remarks is the latest unsavoury comment by a politician. But he is not alone — over the past 30 years, political discourse has taken a turn for the worse.

Amar Singh, controversial politician who hung out with the stars and helped save a govt

Amar Singh, who passed away Saturday, had made friends across party lines over his roughly three decades in politics.

These nine Indian politicians still don’t know how to wear a mask during the Covid-19 pandemic

Wearing masks to protect against Covid-19 infection will be crucial to bring back public life. But politicians must first set a precedent.

Indian politics scripts modern-day Raag Darbari in Covid

If you thought India's leaders would rise above personal and political gains and people's miseries during Covid will change their behaviour, then you were mistaken.

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.


Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.