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Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

With right policies, India can be most attractive place for FDI, says FT columnist Martin Wolf

Understanding who 'real Modi' is an issue since PM made some 'strange' decisions, said economy expert Martin Wolf in conversation with ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta.
Shekhar Gupta

Shekhar Gupta ko gussa kyun aata hai? He is a victim of Communism and Cold War anxieties

On our Seven-Point Action Plan for India in this hour of lockdown crisis, Shekhar Gupta needs to cut the ideological clutter and focus on the real questions.
File image of journalist Rajdeep Sardesai

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.
Book launch

Collegium system needs reconsideration, says former Supreme Court judge AK Sikri

Former SC Justice A.K. Sikri was speaking at launch of Chintan Chandrachud's new book 'The cases that India forgot'. Justice D.Y. Chandrachud was also present.
Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, ThePrint, at the Democracy Wall in Pune Tuesday

For a leader to rise in a democracy, it’s a game of Test cricket & not T-20: Shekhar Gupta

Speaking at ThePrint’s Democracy Wall, Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta also says a leader needs to seize the opportunity to be a challenger.
Author and activist Arundhati Roy addresses a protest organised by the activists of Campaign against State Repression on Rights over various issues, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in August, 2018. | PTI

Shekhar Gupta responds to Arundhati Roy on ‘Gandhians with Guns’

Arundhati Roy says Shekhar Gupta has quoted her inaccurately as having described Maoists as ‘Gandhians with Guns’.

BJP needs to drop its hate agenda to become a normal party — what VP Singh said in 2005

Former PM V.P. Singh, who led India from December 1989 to November 1990, died on 27 November 2008 after a battle with multiple myeloma.
Actor and writer Tisca Chopra at Democracy Wall in Mumbai. | ThePrint

‘Actor Tisca Chopra’s MeToo session truly resonated with me’

Speaking about her experience at a Democracy Wall event in Mumbai, Amity University student Samantha Noronha says she found it inspiring.
PM Modi with Devendra Fadnavis and Uddhav Thackeray | Vasant Prabhu

Indian media used to call out Congress’ abuse of power. Now it legitimises lies of BJP-RSS

Shekhar Gupta’s latest National Interest column in ThePrint does the same mistake of normalising a maliciously false narrative floated by BJP and RSS.
Shekhar Gupta at Democracy Wall at NULSAR | ThePrint

BJP with 2 seats was stronger opposition than Congress is now with 52, says Shekhar Gupta

ThePrint Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta was answering questions at Democracy Wall, a free-speech campus initiative, at NALSAR University of Law in Hyderabad.

On Camera

Plastic pollution in water bodies

Banning glitter is not going to save the oceans

Humans release 1.5 million tons of primary microplastics into the ocean annually, a sum equivalent to one disgorged plastic bag for every person each week.

Karnataka High Court stops Franklin Templeton debt funds closure without investor consent

Franklin Templeton shut six of its fixed-income and credit-risk funds run in India in April, locking in Rs 308 billion of investor monies following a liquidity crisis.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.