Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
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Uddhav wants Koshyari out over Shivaji ‘insult’, but spat began like any governor vs CM row

New Delhi: Former Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has demanded the removal of Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari from his post, describing him as an...

‘Spine of key panels broken’ — Why Congress & TMC are angry about parliamentary committees rejig

While Congress retained chairmanship of one committee, TMC got none. BJP and allies now hold six major committees, including Home Affairs, Defence, External Affairs and Finance.

‘Opposition’s third-front experiment shouldn’t be repeated’, says Congress

 Congress leader Jairam Ramesh says opposition unity without Congress isn’t possible. It comes as TMC and TRS are pushing for a non-Congress-and-non-BJP front.  

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.

Why no tricolour in RSS ‘ghar’ to mark PM Modi’s ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ initiative, asks Oppn

An RSS functionary said the organisation does not take decisions under pressure, while the BJP retaliated by accusing detractors of missing the Independence bike rally.

Sitharaman illness an ‘excuse’ — Urdu press says govt stalling inflation, GST debates in House

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Jharkhand to Goa & MP, cross-voting for Droupadi Murmu exposes chinks in opposition unity

With more than 120 MLAs cross-voting for Droupadi Murmu in the presidential poll, non-BJP parties could face a challenge keeping their flock together ahead of elections in some states.

Lok Sabha passes Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022 amid opposition protest against price rise

The first bill to be passed in this Monsoon session, it seeks to extend the application of domestic laws to research stations set up by India in the Antarctic region.

Opposition MPs walk out of parliamentary panel meet alleging not allowed to discuss Agnipath

The members also 'argued' with Chairman Jual Oram that not allowing a discussion on Agnipath amounted to an insult to Parliament.

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Italian PM vows cooperation during India's G20 presidency

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.