Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: Politics

One lone, brave voice stood up against anti-defection law in 1985. All his predictions came true

When it comes to anti-defection law, the cure is worse than the disease.

Zubair or Udaipur – Under Modi, India has entered era of total politics

Narendra Modi’s silence on the constitutional meltdown is a message in itself.

How Chander Parkash Kathuria commitment rescued Haryana’s sugar industry

Born and brought up in the historic city of Karnal, Chander Prakash Kathuria devoted his life to help destitute and underprivileged.

‘Lost my son due to your govt’s negligence’ — Sidhu Moosewala’s father pens letter to CM Mann

Responding to the letter, in which the singer's father also demanded a probe by central agencies, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann agreed to a judicial probe in the case.

BJP, AAP or Shiv Sena — Leaders don’t have time for governance. Power is all about vendetta

From Maharashtra’s Hanuman Chalisa fiasco to Modi’s chat on fuel tax, statesmanship is out the window. And poor Indians suffer.

Actors Ajay Devgn, Kichcha Sudeep spar over ‘supremacy’ of Hindi, ex-CMs join

‘Blabbering as mouthpiece of BJP’: Former Karnataka CMs endorse Sudeep’s reservations, override Ajay Devgn’s 'nationalistic' outburst.

‘Offer your hand, not judgment’, says Banka youth leader & social activist Sharad Kumar Yadav

Despite coming from a political background, Yadav was not inclined towards politics initially. However, he wanted to serve the society and make a difference.

Under-representation of women in politics a narrative issue. Time to re-think the language

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

Mamata Banerjee’s unwavering faith in divine interventions and supernatural forces

In 'Mamata: Beyond 2021', Jayanta Ghosal details how the TMC leader was successfully able to portray herself as the 'daughter of Bengal'.

India’s first republic is all but dead. We the people need to shape the second one

What we face today is not merely the result of an unscrupulous political force that has hijacked India. We are not victims of a bad accident.

On Camera


Ministry of Defence headquarters | Representational image | Commons

SPARSH will make defence pension digital, but problems won’t disappear. Ask pensioners

Failure to implement revised OROP and go for SPARSH should ring alarm bells for defence minister. And it won’t be ‘minimum govt, maximum governance’.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.