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Uttar Pradesh

H. N. Bahuguna, ‘Natwarlal’ who refused to take Indira Gandhi’s ‘son’ across Uttar Pradesh

On his 30th death anniversary, ThePrint recalls the ever-changing politician who served in the Congress governments as minister but left the party twice.
Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

BCCI looks to ‘stump’ Pakistan, Modi & Shah find a new slogan for elections

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
File photo of Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel | @bhupeshbaghel/Twitter

Chhattisgarh Congress govt renames 5 schemes named after Deendayal Upadhyaya by BJP

Chhattisgarh Congress govt renames 5 schemes named after Deendayal Upadhyaya by BJP
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (R) during their roadshow in Lucknow

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra launches political career, but talk is all about Indira

Congress workers invoked her resemblance to grandmother Indira to welcome Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to Lucknow for her debut as Congress general secretary.
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

President who took a tranquiliser after signing away India’s democratic rights to Indira

On the 42nd death anniversary of former president Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, a look at his career-defining moment that warped India's democracy.

No, Rahul & Rajiv didn’t pay respects to Indira Gandhi at ‘funeral’ with Islamic gesture

The communally charged fake social media post actually shows an image from the funeral of Abdul Ghaffar Khan in Pakistan.
Delhi High Court | Commons

Row over collegium picks for Supreme Court escalates but govt appoints them

The Bar Council termed the collegium's recommendations 'unjust and improper', but the Centre has cleared the names. 
Giani Zail Singh

Giani Zail Singh, the Indira Gandhi loyalist who remains India’s only Sikh president

On his 24th death anniversary, ThePrint looks back on the life of Giani Zail Singh, from freedom fighter to President of India.
17th December 1971: Indian troops advancing into East Pakistan (Bangladesh) | Central Press/Getty Images

Indian diplomacy and defence were always two steps ahead of Pakistan in 1971 war

Indira Gandhi traveled around the world, charming some governments, annoying others, and gradually changed public perception about East Pakistan.
Indira Gandhi, 1971

Not Pakistan, Indira Gandhi’s India escalated military action before 1971 war

It became increasingly difficult to deny Indian military involvement alongside the Mukti Bahini in Bangladesh.

On Camera

elections

Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.

Defence

Gunman kills 25-year-old youth in Pulwama district

Police are hunting down the assailant who killed the man near his residence
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?