Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
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Savarkar’s Hindutva wants obedience. But obedience has never helped economy

The pandemic has not made Hindutva a more caring and sharing kind of ideology. But it has exposed its saturated ideas of mastery as control.

Why a liberal Indian needed to write Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s biography

Vajpayee was flawed, weak in many ways, and played cynical politics but he never stopped trying to reconcile diverse groups.

Mayawati still has a ‘pull’ for Dalit voters. And now BJP is making inroads into Jatavs too

While a large section of Jatav voters still seem in favour of Mayawati-led BSP, 'smaller' Dalit communities form an impressive vote bank when combined.

Church vandalised, school stormed, Xmas disrupted: These are 8 attacks on Christians since Oct

These incidents came on the back of 305 similar attacks that took place between January and September this year, according to a human rights report. 

RSS-linked Swadeshi Jagran Manch wants cryptocurrency banned, says it’s used by terrorists

Swadesh Jagran Manch asks RBI to launch its own digital currency, says in resolution that virtual currencies damage financial market, help evasion of taxes.

Ram Mandir to Ram Rajya — RSS begins work for its roadmap for next 25 years

The Sangh is seeking to establish a way of social life and Indian polity that follows the principles of ‘Ram Rajya’ within the Constitutional framework and the spiritual traditions of India.

3rd RSS chief Balasaheb Deoras: Organiser, strategic thinker who made swayamsevaks ‘introspect’

Deoras, who was born on 11 December 1915, staunchly opposed caste discrimination and brought about important changes in RSS functioning that had a long-lasting impact.

RSS doesn’t grandstand. Here’s how it’s actually looking at its centenary in 2025

Arun Anand responds to ThePrint Opinion Editor Rama Lakshmi's article which said the political talk in India is obsessing over 2024 when the RSS' centenary is the real deal.

If Hindus want to remain Hindus, then Bharat must be made ‘akhand’, Mohan Bhagwat says

India is a Hindu nation whose origin was Hindutva, and Hindus and Bharat are inseparable, the RSS chief said at a function in Madhya Pradesh Saturday.

Solution to ‘pain’ of Partition lies in undoing it, Mohan Bhagwat says

Speaking at a book launch, RSS chief Bhagwat asserted that the country's division won't happen again and warned that those who think otherwise will 'themselves be ruined'.

On Camera

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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