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Guha-Sitharaman-Rupani cultural war, KRK-Shoojit Sircar Gulabo exchange & gentleman Sammy

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
British Communist and writer Philip Spratt died in 1971 in what was then Madras | Image: Wikipedia | ThePrint Team

Philip Spratt, the late British Communist at the centre of Ram Guha’s tweet controversy

Ramachandra Guha had tweeted a 1939 quote by Spratt that drew criticism from Finance Minister Sitharaman, Gujarat CM Rupani and Congress leader Ahmed Patel.
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Ram Guha’s tweet about ‘culturally backward’ Gujarat unites BJP and Congress

Historian Ramchandra Guha put out a tweet Thursday, quoting British writer Philip Spratt from 1939, that compared state of economy and culture between Bengal and Gujarat.

Kapil Mishra to Payal Rohatgi, India’s new ‘intellectuals’ are dethroning one Guha at a time

The 'neo-intellectuals' have made Indians read more 'history and science' in a year than the likes of Pratap Bhanu Mehta or Arundhati Roy could do in their lifetime.
Medics attend to patients at a government hospital, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown in New Delhi | PTI

Mission Jai Hind, and why some of its key points are a bad idea for India

In episode 478 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta analyses the seven-point agenda liberal economists have put together as a roadmap to recover from the Covid crisis.
Yogendra Yadav (L) and Ramachandra Guha

Activists dump ‘property nationalisation’ after Ram Guha says that wasn’t what he endorsed

The controversial suggestion was deleted after Ramachandra Guha, one of the signatories, claimed he wasn't shown it in this form.
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These are the 3 Indian journalists most followed on Twitter by fellow journalists

The study conducted by University of Michigan also found that historian Ramachandra Guha was the most followed ‘public intellectual’ by journalists.
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Suryakant Tripathi Nirala — the poet who ‘freed’ Hindi poetry

On the poet's birth anniversary, ThePrint revisits his life and works that gave a new direction to Hindi poetry and literature.

Does the Jawaharlal Nehru-Sardar Patel ‘rivalry’ matter to India in 2020?

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar was attacked on Twitter after claiming that Jawaharlal Nehru did not want Vallabhbhai Patel in his cabinet in 1947.
File photo | Ramachandra Guha | Wikimedia Commons

Does Ram Guha blame Modi voters like Rahul’s? A historian’s job is to assess, not admonish

Guha blamed Keralites for electing Rahul Gandhi to Parliament from Wayanad. He should instead congratulate them for saying a loud no to BJP.

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Scuba divers are turning plastic waste in the oceans into Covid face masks

Diving organisation PADI has teamed up with a watersports clothing company to recycle bottles recovered from the ocean to make a range of face coverings.

Refining industry enters ‘age of consolidation’ with ‘catastrophic’ margins

A refinery thrives on the price difference between crude oil and fuels like gasoline, earning a profit that’s known in the industry as a cracking margin.

Defence

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No de-escalation in Ladakh yet, but some forward movement could be expected this week

India and China have agreed on an initial de-escalation plan and a 72-hour observation window to make sure steps agreed upon have been taken on the ground.
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It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.