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PM Narendra Modi at an election rally | @BJP4India/Twitter

Thank god, India’s leaders didn’t fight over nuclear weapons like they are over A-SAT

The story of how India got its nuclear weapons must be retold now as it underlines the incredible bipartisanship demonstrated by 7 governments and prime ministers.

Pinaka guided rocket system, aimed to boost Army artillery, successfully test fired

The defence ministry, which test-fired the system in Pokhran, said the guidance kit includes an advanced navigation and control system.
File photo of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee | PTI

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was called the ‘right man in the wrong party’, but he was the party

The BJP, which is in power at the Centre and in more than 21 states today, will miss the 'right man' Vajpayee.
File photo of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2003 | Mario Tama/Getty Images

The life and times of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

A look at the important milestones in his chequered political career.

On Camera

Priyanka Vadra, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Robert Vadra

Not Gandhi dynasty, but a Narasimha Rao-like figure can save the Congress now

The Congress needs someone who can re-build its image and appeal as a credible opposition without totally sidelining the Gandhi family.
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With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.

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RAW & IB chiefs, cabinet & defence secretaries — the key appointments awaiting new govt

The new govt will also appoint the IAF chief after incumbent Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa retires in September. 
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?