Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicLok Sabha elections 2019

Topic: Lok Sabha elections 2019

After an election all about Modi, it’s President Kovind who may decide India’s fate

With 2019 election results almost certain to throw a hung Parliament, who President Kovind invites first could make all the difference.

Here’s what psephologist Sanjay Kumar predicts exit polls will say today

Exit polls are the go-to thing just as voting gets over. But are TV news channels telling the whole picture?

Watch out India’s next govt, Modi regime is leaving behind an extremely weak economy

Industrial output has declined, manufacturing growth has hit a new low and banks are in woeful state. Agriculture is another story.

‘Renaissance’ takes over West Bengal as Amit Shah puts the EC on ‘mute’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

What are vacation benches & why some judges work when SC’s on a summer break

The SC is on a nearly 50-day summer break this year, when vacation benches, manned by at least 2 judges, will hear urgent & regular matters.

Clouds muddle Modi’s 2019 mission as a Met Gala meme reveals Mamata’s thin skin

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Wins in state polls do have a bearing on Lok Sabha elections, if held within 2 years: Study

Elections in two-party states like MP, Rajasthan indicate who will win in Lok Sabha polls but the trend isn’t true for multi-party states.

A perfect ‘100’ in Board exams and Modi as ‘King Chowkidar’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

A Centurion tank used by the Indian Army | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Centurion tank, other weapons used in 1965 & 1971 to add historical flavour to 26 Jan parade

These armoured vehicles and artillery pieces will symbolise battles fought by Indian armed forces over the past decades as part of celebration of 75 years of independence.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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