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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.
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This is the next generation of Indian intellectuals

India's next 51 top intellectuals, as chosen by Ramchandra Guha, Shashi Tharoor, Nandan Nilekani and others.
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Bajrang Bali, bird droppings, Brahminical patriarchy: 15 controversial comments of 2018

ThePrint looks back at some of the remarks made by leaders this year that started a row 
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Dear troubled liberal, don’t fear the Congress party

While BJP doesn’t even pretend to be secular, Congress remains the safest refuge for minorities in India.

Here’s when elitism in Congress actually started

Social elitism is a peculiar problem that only the Congress has. Shekhar Gupta takes a look at the party’s history to find out why.
Shashi Tharoor and Rahul Gandhi | ShashiTharoor/Facebook

5 books Shashi Tharoor thinks journalists should write before BJP loses 2019

The pleasures of literature, after all, outweigh the joys of journalism.

Sabarimala still out of bounds for women, and CBI’s predicament

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
Narendra Modi and Shashi Tharoor | ShashiTharoor/Facebook

5 books Shashi Tharoor must write after Congress loses 2019

The prolific author-politician has been missing the woods for the trees.

Tharoor’s chaiwala jibe and a glittering Bollywood wedding

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

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BJP is denying ticket to vocal Dalit MPs like Udit Raj because they just won’t fall in line

Most sitting MPs whom BJP denied ticket to contest the 2019 elections were vocal about issues of caste and social justice in India.

3 months of Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi in active politics: Has she lived up to the hype?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed Congress’ general secretary of Uttar Pradesh (East) on 23 January 2019.


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Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
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Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.