Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: Politicians

What is the greatest challenge to the future of human rights? We the people are

The thing most likely to stall human rights progress is people around the world simply not considering them to be important

Indian politicians should stop going abroad for medical treatment

Manohar Parrikar, Pinayari Vijayan, Sonia Gandhi, Anant Kumar have all gone abroad to seek treatment.

Good the Supreme Court hasn’t disrupted democratic process

The 50-word Edit — ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

10 IAS, IFS and other civil servants who made it big in politics

Chhattisgarh IAS officer O.P. Choudhary joins a long list of those who made the switch. He signed up with the BJP at CM Raman Singh’s behest.

Last Laughs: ‘Jugaad’ quotient, BJP’s premature celebrations, and criminal politicians

The best Indian cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Politicians and their vote banks will make Delhi unliveable, says man behind sealing drive

Monitoring Committee chief Bhure Lal says unauthorised constructions and jhuggi clusters are allowed by politicians because of ‘vested interests’.

Renuka Chowdhury’s laugh a problem? Male politicians have resorted to these bizarre antics

Lawmakers have done some shocking things over the years, including to disrupt proceedings of legislatures. Here is a list of incidents.

Sushi with Sonia, Litti with Lalu: Where and what politicians are eating in New Delhi

Politicians in Delhi are no longer choosing only 5-star hotels for dining out, stand-alone niche restaurants are now the place to go politician spotting.

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Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.