Monday, 27 June, 2022

Topic: News

On our first birthday, the best of ThePrint exclusives

A selection of the biggest breaks, exclusives and scoops by ThePrint reporters in its first year.

Is there a channel India can be proud of like British are of BBC or US of CNN?

Whilst there are newspapers that I would unreservedly applaud I’m afraid there isn’t a single channel I can say that of without biting my tongue.

Prannoy Roy writes to PM, says Swamy’s campaign against NDTV ‘damaging India’s reputation’

NDTV founder says BJP MP Swamy’s attacks have continued over the last 7-8 years despite him knowing well that his accusations are false.

ThePrint makes news with Justice Dhingra exclusive

Congress holds press conference, more than a dozen media outlets publish reports. 

USIBC India teams quits en masse, new trade promotion body to be set up

First event on Wednesday, CISCO chairman John Chambers to speak with top Indian officials Manu Pubby

Exclusive: Siddaramaiah’s push for state flag is disservice to India’s dignity, integrity and sovereignty — Ananth Kumar

In an exclusive interview to Assistant Editor Pragya Kaushika, Union minister Ananth Kumar lashes out at Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's demand for a state flag.

Naidu vacates his ministries, BJP leaders eye early reshuffle

Some BJP leaders said Modi had “rewarded” Smriti Irani with additional charge of I&B as she had performed well in Textiles. Pragya Kaushika

Centre gives massive budget for MGNREGA, states say not enough for even delay compensation

More than half the delay compensation rejections in 2017-18 are due to “insufficient funds”. Centre says no paucity of funds, states just being careless. Ruhi Tewari

Exclusive: Constitution does not prohibit state from having a flag — Siddaramaiah

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Karnataka chief minister says state flag will not affect sovereignty of India. Accuses BJP of seeing everything from a political angle. Anubhuti Vishnoi in Bengaluru

Shivpal claims few more SP MLAs voted with him for Kovind, but Akhilesh camp denies

The conflict over the presidential voting shows there is no possible truce in sight in the near term in the Samajwadi Party family feud. Kumar Anshuman

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.