Wednesday, 10 August, 2022


The man who has dared to fight the most powerful woman in all of Rajasthan

Locals said Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje was so powerful that no one would put up hoardings next to hers. Manvendra Singh has changed that.

Congress fields ex-BJP MLA Manvendra Singh against Raje to ‘avenge insult to father’

Manvendra Singh, the son of former external affairs minister Jaswant Singh, had quit the BJP to join the Congress in September.

As leaders quit BJP in Rajasthan party brass worries about poor optics, impact on LS polls

As Dausa MP Harish Meena and MLA Manvendra Singh joined Congress, BJP’s central leadership is trying to focus on how to contain the damage.

After quitting BJP, Manvendra Singh to join Congress Wednesday

Manvendra Singh, son of former union minister Jaswant Singh, had announced his decision to quit the BJP at a ‘Swabhiman Rally’ in Barmer last month.

Rajasthan BJP MLA & Jaswant Singh’s son Manvendra quits BJP, may join Congress

BJP MLA Manvendra Singh has been at loggerheads with his party for denying dad Jaswant Singh a Lok Sabha ticket in 2014

TALK POINT: Is India less mindful of global censure of its hard military posture in Kashmir today than it was in the ’90s?

Is it easier for India to adopt a tough line in Kashmir today than it was in the 1990s? How is India’s position today different from the 1990s when New Delhi felt the impact of censure from groups like Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, U.S. and European capitals? Is the world too distracted right now to lecture India on human rights? We ask experts Ajai Sahni, Aakar Patel.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

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.