Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicIndian Politics

Topic: Indian Politics

Sushmita Dev’s exit says it all – Rahul Gandhi’s ‘young Congress team’ isn’t happening

With high-profile exits, Rahul Gandhi's young Congress is collapsing even before it could be built. In this under-renovation party, crucial pillars are missing.

‘Jai Hind’, ‘Garibi Hatao’ to ‘Khela Hobe’ — slogans show how Indian politics has evolved

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

SubscriberWrites: Shift from ‘Modi govt’ to ‘Modi State’ shows nothing has changed in national politics

From curbing civil liberties to sedition charges, every democratic institution is being eroded to strengthen Modi, writes Kanti Gopal Kovvali.

Look beyond Chirag Paswan’s failure. Dynastic politics is what keeps regional parties afloat

What would happen to parties like SP, RJD and DMK if dynasties didn't exist? Insecure Indian politicians don't groom a second rung of leaders unless a family member is waiting in the wings.

What will India be like in 2030? New book tries to understand how this decade will pan out

Published by Rupa Publications, the book 'Decisive Decade' by Kiran Karnik will be launched on 2 June on ThePrint's ‘SoftCover’.

A bacteria made Indians political. A virus will now extract a political price from Modi

During the famines and plague under the British, an equaliser bacteria spelled the end of the empire. A virus is now dismantling national obedience to Modi.

An Indian teenager’s guide to the pandemic, politics and other issues

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

In India, violence is no longer politics by other means. It’s political life itself

In ‘The Law of Force’, Thomas Hansen writes that violence has now become a completely routinised part of political life in India.

BJP vs opposition is just like Coke vs Pepsi. Catch-up Hindutva won’t work

India’s opposition must stop playing catch-up politics and reposition their brand — like Avis did against Hertz, or how Volkswagen Beetle countered big American cars.

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.

On Camera

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Hindu-Muslim to basic humanity—Bilkis Bano case shows India will never be free of Nirbhayas

Gujarat govt’s remission of life sentence of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano gangrape case makes a mockery of everything PM Modi has been saying about protecting women’s safety.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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