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Modi govt’s quota making India reservation-dependent: Lawyer who blocked similar Rao move

Indra Sawhney, whose petition led to 50% cap on reservation, says upper-caste quota bill is unconstitutional & must be challenged in court.  
A Sukhoi Su-30MKI makes touchdown on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway

How Vajpayee worked with leaders from rival parties to save the Sukhoi-30 deal in ’96

The inside story of how IAF’s Su-30 dream would've crashed but for the sagacity of Narasimha Rao, Vajpayee, Jaswant Singh and Mulayam Singh Yadav.
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When Narendra Modi felt slighted by Donald Trump and Sanjay Dutt— the bad boy of Bollywood

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours. Narasimha Rao and his muscular Kashmir policy On former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao's birth anniversary, ThePrint Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta writes a tribute to him, garnished with some personal stories. A must-read. The waning warmth between Narendra Modi and Donald Trump Jyoti Malhotra writes about the meeting between Narendra Modi and Donald Trump in November 2017 in Manila in which Modi felt the US President did not greet him with as much warmth. Malhotra says the deterioration in India-US ties over the past eight months can be traced to this very meeting. Delhi would be better governed with full statehood Amid the controversy surrounding the AAP government's fight for statehood for Delhi, Shivam Vij lists why he thinks Delhi would be better governed if it had full statehood. Sanjay Dutt’s life was a mix of LSD and an...
Narasimha Rao had the most muscular policy on internal security, especially Kashmir | Robert Nickelsberg/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)

P.V. Narasimha Rao’s Kashmir policy was much more muscular than PM Modi’s

Since nobody seems to remember this is P.V. Narasimha Rao’s birth anniversary, a short tribute and a couple of personal stories.
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Rahul Gandhi, before you sermonise on Vajpayee, look how you treated Narasimha Rao

The Congress has never bothered to credit Narsimha Rao for the massive liberalisation of the trade and investment policy in 1991.
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Pokhran anniversary: Why Narasimha Rao decided not to conduct tests in 1995

This was less than six months before elections were due, and I believe his analysis was that sanctions following the tests would be vicious.

On Camera

CJI Gogoi

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’.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

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.