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Bihar DGP’s retirement, Dia Mirza defends herself, Tharoor-Gambhir’s cricket bonhomie

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
Opposition MPs cornered the government over Covid-19 handling in the Lok Sabha: ANI

‘Locked down at 564 Covid cases, opening up at 54 lakh’ — Oppn tears into Modi govt in LS

Centre criticised for not taking states into confidence, for the plight of migrant workers and for delaying Covid measures ‘to topple Madhya Pradesh government’.
Shashi Tharoor, the Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram | File photo: ANI

Shashi Tharoor’s questions, Kunal Kamra on Kangana’s love story & Kim K’s online gyaan

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor | File photo | ANI

Mahua Moitra’s ‘questioning’ rhyme, Tharoor’s poetic jibe & finance ministry as new ‘rasoda’

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (file) | ANI

Bittu and Gogoi appointments in Lok Sabha not a snub to letter writers, Adhir Chowdhury says

Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury tells ThePrint senior leaders such as Manish Tewari & Shashi Tharoor had ‘preoccupations’.

Reader View: Shashi Tharoor, Amarinder Singh, Ashok Gehlot or Sachin Pilot should lead Congress

YourTurn is our new weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.
Shashi Tharoor, the Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram | File photo: ANI

Why participate in bidding, then question the game — Tharoor asks Kerala govt on airport row

Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor has gone against the Congress party line, supporting the privatisation of the airport by Adani group that won the bid.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and BJP MP Nishikant Dubey | ThePrint team

BJP MP urges Speaker to remove Shashi Tharoor as chairman of parliamentary panel on IT

The IT panel, meanwhile, decided to summon representatives of Facebook & IT ministry on 2 September to hear their views on measures taken to prevent misuse of social media platforms.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and BJP MP Nishikant Dubey | ThePrint team

Privilege vs privilege — Shashi Tharoor, BJP MP take Facebook hate speech row to Speaker

Shashi Tharoor sent a letter to the LS Speaker against BJP MP Nishikant Dubey for making ‘disparaging remarks’, while the latter alleged Tharoor violated Parliament rules.
File photo of Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra speaking in Lok Sabha | LSTV/PTI Photo

Hate speech issues were internally flagged in Facebook in 2018, claims MP Mahua Moitra

Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra, also a member of the Parliamentary panel on IT, says some former employees of Facebook had reached out to her on the hate speech issue.

On Camera

An employee sits on a video call at the Unicredit SpA headquarters in Milan

Why shrinking offices and hot-desking are bad ideas, Covid or no Covid

Employees’ demands for flexible working will include spacious offices. Given the relative savings, slashing floor space is a false economy.
Oil Facilities And Services Ahead Of Final Year Figures After Demonetization Induced Fluctuation

Diesel demand drop forces India to import gasoline as Covid skews output

The slump in diesel demand is forcing refineries to operate below capacity, but gasoline sales are back at pre-virus levels with people resorting to personal vehicles.

Defence

File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Army says ‘poor quality’ Ordnance Board ammo, mines have cost India Rs 960 crore since 2014

Pointing out these shortcomings in an internal assessment, the Army has thrown its weight behind government plans to corporatise the OFB to make it more efficient.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.