Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicLok Sabha Elections

Topic: Lok Sabha Elections

It’s down to 86-yr-old Deve Gowda to revive JD(S) as family politics, poll rout threaten party

Former PM Deve Gowda will have to step up to resurrect JD(S), which has seen a shift of its voter base, while having to deal with his family's ambitions.

Indira Gandhi to Modi — India’s secular democracy has been dying for a while now

Modi has amply clarified that while democracies may choose their rulers, they cannot dictate the sort of power their rulers wield.

Foreign media largely despairs at Modi & BJP’s Lok Sabha triumph

Major publications across the world have reported and commented on the 'landslide' verdict.

Working on economic agenda for new govt, says Niti Aayog boss Rajiv Kumar

Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar said the think tank is devising an economic agenda that will focus on sustainable growth and boosting private investments.

The opposition’s ‘plan E’ & ‘too much performance pressure’ on EVMs

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

Lok Sabha election results likely to be delayed Thursday due to matching of VVPAT slips

This election will the be the first time results of EVMs will be matched with slips generated by VVPATs.

Polls put governance on sleep mode because system doesn’t ‘demand’ that IAS officers work

Both IAS officers and govts can use election period to review past work and plan for the future. Instead they mostly ‘wait and watch’.

Narendra Modi’s ‘selfie-realisation’ in Kedarnath, and exit polls’ cloudy ‘gossip’

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

Exit poll results predict a second term for PM Modi, some give BJP-led NDA more than 300 seats

Here are ThePrint's updates on the Lok Sabha election exit poll results

Exit polls: How they are conducted, their relevance & accuracy

Experts say the trickiest part of exit polls is to convert vote share into seats and this requires statistical training.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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