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New book documents unforgettable lives of ‘other’ Bengalis in the 2000s, beyond the bhadralok

'Field Notes From a Waterborne Land' by Parimal Bhattacharya, published by HarperCollins India, will be released online on 12 January at 6 pm on ThePrint's SoftCover.

Babri, Saraswati, Aryans – There are rival Indian histories now and campuses are the warzone

What used to be ‘basement history’ is now mainstream in Lutyens’ Delhi. The ‘ivory tower' of the Left on academics is being contested by an ‘imaginative’ Right.

May Day vs Vishwakarma Day: How RSS-backed BMS displaced Left as dominant trade union

Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, the largest trade union in India, celebrates Vishwakarma Day as Labour Day. It says 'May Day, 'imported from the West, fails to motivate labour positively'.

India is both right and wrong together, needs more Centrists to tackle Left-Right binary

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

Voice of the youth, embracing identity & a ‘do or die’ poll battle in Bengal

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.

Abbas Siddiqui’s dilemma—bring Muslims from TMC and still be secular enough for Left-Congress

Abbas Siddiqui and his Indian Secular Front has pitched Muslim, Brahmin, Dalit and tribal candidates for the Bengal assembly election. But can they win?

It is India’s journey that will decide the future of democracy, not US

The Left in India has failed because it has become defensive about its core beliefs and started flirting with the narrow inclinations of the Right.

Mahabharata to Modi — How India lost the space for moral dilemmas

‘Anti-national’ or ‘fascist’ — the death of dilemma is at the root of Indian polarisation today.

Listen to Modi’s speech carefully. You’ll know why JNU needed a Vivekananda statue

With JNU speech, Modi has again proved he is a political mastermind who can lift an occasion to an event of national significance.

Donald Trump is trying to polarise America on Left-Right lines. Here’s why

In episode 487 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains how US President Donald Trump could benefit from the ongoing protests and riots over George Floyd's death in police custody.

On Camera

YourTurn

A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

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.
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