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After Pulwama, Modi govt trying to turn 2019 vote into a khaki election: Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said the Modi govt is restricting electoral debate to national security while daily terror of hunger, poverty & disease remains.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor says wife Sunanda’s post-mortem report was concealed by former AIIMS forensic chief

Tharoor's lawyer cited the prosecution report and said the original copy of the report was concealed by Sudhir Gupta.
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No matter what we think of Arnab Goswami, we must defend his right to do his job

Details about Rafale deal, unemployment in India would not have come out if we muzzled press freedom.
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Why actor Mohanlal cannot become politician Mohanlal

Actor Mohanlal has reiterated that he will not enter politics, and the pressure to stay away appears to have come from an unusual source — his fan associations.   
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How to ace the Jaipur lit fest exam like a Delhi Khan Market pro

You want to get a writer’s attention? Don’t say I loved your book.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Why a discredited US politician is source of inspiration for Mr Jaitley, writes Shashi Tharoor

American politician Spiro T. Agnew, whom Arun Jaitley quotes in a recent blog, is hardly a role model.
File photo of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor | PTI

By siding with Sabarimala devotees, Shashi Tharoor has failed the liberal in him

Shashi Tharoor has displayed the dexterity and flexibility of a skillful politician by making a U-turn on Sabarimala.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Forgive me liberal friends, but I can’t completely overlook faith of Sabarimala devotees

On Sabarimala, Congress is treading the difficult middle path of standing by believers, but pursuing matter only through constitutional means.
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Congress takes on Trump for Afghanistan jibe, says India doesn’t need sermons from US

The Congress called on the Modi government to respond to US president Trump's jibe that India should do more in Afghanistan than build a library.
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The writing on the wall is clear: Welcome 2019, goodbye, Narendra Modi

Do the math. The BJP will be the victim of its own 2014 success, writes Shashi Tharoor.

On Camera

Africa has a new health care crisis — obesity

The recently published Global Wellness Index set alarm bells ringing when South Africa scored poorly for life expectancy, alcohol use, depression and diabetes.

PUBG players arrested: Overreaction by police or is addiction a public concern?

The Gujarat police arrested several PUBG lovers, many of them students, for playing the banned video game.

Defence

1 soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?