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Illustration by Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint Team

Online poker, the refuge of the bored, lonely and thrill-seeking Indian in lockdown

The economic crisis, threat of job losses and shrinking disposable incomes have not deterred the average player from betting money on the game of poker.
Goldman Sachs's Ashwani Jhunjhunwala | Photo: LinkedIn

Goldman Sachs V-P arrested for Rs 38 crore fraud, ‘wanted to pay off online poker debts’

Ashwani Jhunjhunwala was caught after making a suspicious transaction to divert money to the Hong Kong account of a company called Synergy Wisdom Ltd.

On Camera

Retiring early can be bad for the brain

Retiring early and working less has many benefits, such as reduced stress, better diets and more sleep. But as we found, it also has adverse effects.
File photo | RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani | Sanjit Das/Bloomberg

Reliance Retail gets $1 billion from Silver Lake for 1.75% stake

Reliance announced on 9 Sept that the California-based private equity firm with stakes in technology-related companies will pay the amount as part of the deal.

Defence

Representational image | Indian soldiers at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir | PTI

No ‘major’ build-up at LoC but Pakistan pushing new Chinese-made assault rifles into Kashmir

Security forces have recovered EMEI Type 97 NSR rifles, manufactured by Chinese firm Norinco, which they believe were dropped into J&K through drones.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.