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Will resign if pressured too much, says railway officer accused of criticising Piyush Goyal

Railway officer Sanjiv Kumar said he had sent minister Piyush Goyal a written apology, but was yet to receive a reply.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the Union Budget at Parliament, in New Delhi on Thursday | PTI Photo / TV Grab

Ministry of Finance continues to reject the most RTI applications

Ministry of Finance rejected the most applications. However, the percentage of applications being rejected by ministries has come down.
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Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet train construction will begin in 2019: Project chief

Achal Khare, MD of new company set up to build and run bullet train, says rest of this year will go in land acquisitions and awarding contracts.

Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Hon. Minister of Commerce & Industry, India Suresh Prabhu in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Contributing Editor Mahrukh Inayet. Mr. Prabhu dodged controversial questions and left the audience gratified with trivia about the railways, often known as the lifeline of the Indian transport system. The event was held in Delhi on 18 May 2017. Also Read: Railways lost out due to neglect, warped policies – Suresh Prabhu Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu Shekhar Gupta (L); Mahrukh Inayet (C); Suresh Prabhu (R). Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu Suresh Prabhu with Syed Muazzem Ali. Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu Rama Lakshmi, Opinion and Social Media Editor, ThePrint. Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu Syed Muazzem Ali, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India. Off The Cuff with Suresh Prabhu A packed hall.  

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Is Supreme Court handling sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi correctly?

Two advocates Monday wrote to the Bar Council of India criticising it for its support to CJI Ranjan Gogoi and called the hearing a ‘travesty of justice’.


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Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.