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Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh (second from right) and Kamal Nath (third from right)

Congress makes Amit Shah-inspired changes, prepares for ‘BJP-mukt’ Madhya Pradesh

Kamal Nath-led state party unit effects structural grassroots changes to tackle BJP's organisational strength; Digvijaya Singh gives unity tough talk.
Jyotiraditya Scindia

Congress open to alliance with like-minded parties, says Scindia

Senior party leader says seat sharing won’t be a “speed breaker”, insists party not disjointed in state.
Representational image of elementary school students | Wikimedia Commons

In elementary govt schools, a third of teachers don’t have the required teaching degree

The worst performer is Bihar, where 72 per cent of the teachers are untrained, followed by Assam (64%) and Madhya Pradesh (57%).
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

Rahul pits farmers against industrialists in Mandsaur – Indira Gandhi 2.0 or dangerous economics?

Experts weigh in on Rahul Gandhi's speech, in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh where he accused the Modi government of waiving Rs. 2.5 lakh crore in loans for top industrialists and not doing anything for the farmers.
Arun Jaitley and Rahul Gandhi

Arun Jaitley fact-checks Rahul Gandhi’s Madhya Pradesh speech

'How much does he know? When will he know?' -- the questions Arun Jaitley says that come to his mind whenever he hears Rahul Gandhi speak.
Rahul Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia in Mandsaur | @IYC/Twitter

Rahul Gandhi launches MP campaign, dangles carrot and stick in front of state leaders

At Mandsaur, Congress president meets families of farmers killed in last year’s police firing; party leaders share stage in show of unity.
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi’s MP poll pitch: Made in China will become Made in Mandsaur

Congress president Rahul Gandhi promised the farmers of Madhya Pradesh his party, if voted to power, will waive farm loans within the first 10 days of government.
Digvijaya Singh at Off the Cuff event in Delhi

Congress didn’t stake claim in Goa because promised support just evaporated: Digvijaya

The then state in-charge drew flak after the BJP swooped in and formed the govt, but has blamed the ruling party for making MLAs ‘untraceable’ soon after poll results.

Eight students commit suicide in MP after board exam results

While some students failed to clear their examinations, others took the extreme step as they had not fared as per their expectations.

Congress decision on impeachment is well thought out, not off-the-cuff – Digvijaya Singh

Back after a six-month sabbatical taken to complete the 3,100-km ‘Narmada Parikrama’, Digvijaya has defended the motion citing an 'unprecedented threat to judiciary'.

On Camera

20 days since soldiers’ death in Galwan, ‘patriot’ Ajay Devgn decides it’s movie material

India’s stand against Chinese aggression is at best foggy, with military talks still underway. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn couldn't wait lest Akshay Kumar claimed the subject.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India can’t replace China at manufacturing, not without paying more: Economics commentator Martin Wolf

In conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times, Martin Wolf discussed India's fiscal deficit, banking sector and its potential in the global market.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.