Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicIndian politicians

Topic: Indian politicians

Yediyurappa’s dalliance with mining barons cost BJP heavy. He hasn’t learnt lessons

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Modi-Shah’s BJP has taken India’s politics of vendetta to a new level

Indian politics is caught in a vicious cycle of ‘do unto others’, and the BJP has escalated it by weaponising CBI, ED, I-T, TV channels and social media.

Modi to Rahul: How faces of top Indian politicians could age in 40 years

We run 10 of India's top politicians through face-ageing technology to see if they can survive politics.

Rahul Gandhi runs 12 km every other day. And he isn’t the only politician working out hard

Gym at midnight or stroll on their lawns, politicians — from Rahul Gandhi to Rajnath Singh — are not letting busy schedules get in the way of a healthy life.

Malaysia’s two Indian-origin ministers latest desi netas abroad

From Leo Varadkar to Harjit Sajjan, leaders with Indian roots have become household names in their countries after successful runs for office.

Many VIPs hide bariatric surgery, wish they wouldn’t: surgeon to India’s powerful

Dr Pradeep Chowbey has operated on many VIPs during his long career as a surgeon, and reveals what it is like to deal with some of the nation's most powerful people.

The madness around ‘Padmaavat’ is like the fire that starts when you criticise the Quran

The madness around Padmaavat is similar to the fire that starts if someone criticises the Quran or critiques Islam.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.