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Year in review of the year 2019, wrap of the year 2019

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Pakistan PM Imran Khan | YouTube

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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the rally in Ramlila Maidan, New Delhi | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

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.
Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah

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.
The best and worst performances of the decade

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.
Anil Ambani

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.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

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?
File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president 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

Budget 2020 is now useless. Modi govt must present a new one

Covid has ensured Modi govt won’t meet 20% growth in tax collection target. That would be a terrible assumption to make in a pandemic-hit economy.

Can schools & students be trusted with Covid norms or should classes begin as curve flattens?

Over two lakh parents across India have opposed the Ministry of Home Affairs’ plan to reopen schools in July.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Chinese troops present in sizeable numbers at LAC, India has done what’s needed: Rajnath

Defence Minister says India and China perceive LAC differently, leading to regular jostling; Beijing ‘should seriously deliberate’ and resolve the issue amicably.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.