Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicPolitics

Topic: Politics

How is the ‘Yogi will win’ story spreading in UP? Ask the mahaulis

Mahaulis are articulate, talkative and convincing. They can be found at tea shops telling you how good Yogi or Akhilesh is.

Political leadership today lacks a critical element — empathy

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

The ’90s are back in Indian politics with coalitions, Mamata. Only it’s a shiny rip-off

Being anti-BJP or anti-Modi, however, won’t be enough to stitch together a ‘common minimum programme’ — another ’90s cliché.

SubscriberWrites: We need to discuss issues divorced from political influence. Social engineering is key

Has the NSA unwittingly brought society into the forefront of national debates? It is a good turn if that happens.

Binary mode is not the best way to understand India’s political landscape

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Smog of democracy — Why air pollution is not a political issue

Air pollution or climate change will not become a political issue by itself, no matter how acute the problem. It has to be made into an issue.

Off The Cuff with Vir Sanghvi

Vir Sanghvi was our guest at the latest edition of ThePrint 'Off The Cuff'. In conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, the noted journalist spoke...

The ICHR poster is Hindutva institutionalising pettiness. Trying to erase Nehru is futile

The Narendra Modi dispensation has taken this hatred to a pathological level because of the deep personal inferiority complex vis-a-vis Nehru.

Declare criminal past of your candidates’ — Full text of SC order to political parties

The apex court said that politics parties publishing details of criminal background of their candidates in public will make the voter's 'right of information' more effective.

SubscriberWrites: From planes and pensions, democracy & politics or Covid deaths — everything is being hijacked

Irate subscribers suggest rewiring democracy, more women in politics, how to revive Congress, understand Modi’s popularity – and much more.

On Camera

YourTurn

Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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