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From seeking apologies to explanations, what politicians tweeted about 2G scam verdict

A court Thursday acquitted all the accused in the 2G scam. Here's how politicians and political parties reacted to the verdict on Twitter.

BJP claims Rahul signed Somnath visitors’ book for non-Hindus, fabricated says Congress

BJP calls Rahul Gandhi’s visits to multiple temples in Gujarat a sham, Congress insists its vice-president is a sacred thread-wearing Hindu.

In Gujarat’s hashtag & slogan war, these are the biggest weapons deployed by BJP & Congress

The Congress and BJP have been going all out to ensure they win the war of hashtags and slogans ahead of the Gujarat elections....

Me too: Indian victims of sexual assault rally behind social media campaign

The 'Me too' campaign, started by actress Alyssa Milano in response to the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saw a large number of Indians narrate their experiences

Global Pulse: Czechs’ own Donald Trump, Weinstein and his silent enablers

Czechs are all set to elect a party headed by a billionaire who hates immigration.

Last Laughs (Best of political cartoons from 3 – 8 September)

The best political cartoons of the week picked by ThePrint's editors.

There is no muzzling of dissent in the country: Prasar Bharati CEO

Shashi Shekhar Vempati said mainstream media was feeding off the frenzy created on social media.

“Fake” Bengal violence pix used for representational purposes – BJP IT Cell head Malviya

Amit Malviya tells ThePrint original visuals from the state were too gory to publish. Says it is a norm to use images for representational purposes. PRAGYA KAUSHIKA

GLOBAL PULSE: Trump’s withdrawal from Paris deal may not be so bad, boyish Macron is now all grown-up and China’s cybersecurity law is vague

US PULLOUT OF PARIS DEAL MAY NOT BE SO BAD If the U.S. pulls out of the Paris climate deal, many fear that it will have a domino effect, but a small group of experts has begun to argue that a withdrawal may actually be for the best.

#RahulGandhi vs #AmitShah is no contest on Twitter too

Social media has proven to be central to political messaging but Rahul Gandhi has a lot of catching up to do when compared to BJP chief Amit Shah. RUHI TEWARI

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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