Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicThe Year 2019

Topic: The Year 2019

Dip in India-Pakistan ties in 2019 may have killed Modi’s appetite to reach out in 2020

In Pakistan, even if PM Imran Khan is replaced, the fundamental dynamics defining the bilateral relationship are not going to change.

World is no more in awe of Modi. His 2019 adventures have robbed India of all the goodwill

Modi govt's claim that everything – CAA, NRC, Internet shutdowns, police excesses – is a 'domestic' issue and therefore of no concern to the outside world is simply not credible.

The lathi rule, a Gandhi-mukt Congress and Jammu and Kashmir’s version of democracy

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

Khan Market Gang to Chowkidar Chor Hai — words & phrases that dominated politics in 2019

Phrases such as 'Alia Malia Jamalia', 'Godi Media' and 'Urban Naxals' have been around for a while, but they got new life in a 2019 filled with elections, and Pulwama-Balakot.

What was the biggest 2019 sports moment in India and around the world?

Indian sports went beyond men’s cricket with Kabaddi going national and athletics producing stars in Dutee Chand and Hima Das.

2019 was the year when India’s education system took a backseat under Modi regime

If India wants a $5-trillion economy by 2024, then it must have a knowledge economy. That’s where the draft National Education Policy document enters.

Sonam Kapoor & Salman Khan to Alia Bhatt & Sridevi — worst & best of Bollywood this decade

From exciting new entrants to the same old non-talent, the decade has been a mixed bag for Bollywood's actors.

Jail, bankruptcies and death — 2019 was a tough battle for Indian tycoons

Here are some of the country’s biggest and most-storied businessmen who saw their fortunes fade in 2019 as Indian banks attempted to repair their balance sheets.

Vajpayee-Advani to Modi-Shah: This was India’s decade of political power duos

If Advani was the Loh Purush, Vajpayee was the Vikas Purush, the Hriday Samrat. But the question arises: is Modi the real Loh Purush or is it Amit Shah?

Cult of Modi, birth of Kejriwal, fall of Congress — 10 milestones of the decade in politics

While 2019 will be remembered as the most significant year of the decade politically, the landscape saw a sea change over the last 10 years.

On Camera

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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