Monday, 3 October, 2022
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Topic: UK

Pakistanis stand by minister Marriyum Aurangzeb after London hecklers call her ‘thief’

Fellow ministers, journalists and even Benazir Bhutto’s daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari came out in support of Aurangzeb.

‘Bloodbath childhood’ is what I got in India. Haemophilia needs Modi govt’s attention

In India, WHO-recommended 'standard care' is so expensive that many can't afford it. The other option is to simply wait till the bleeding stops.

Our take on Siddique Kappan’s bail, Modi’s Kartavya Path and Teesta dispute—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

There are many reasons why Rishi Sunak lost UK PM chair. But race isn’t the main one

From his ‘mansplaining’ tendencies to his disloyalty to Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak went wrong on several counts.

As Congress mulls next president, the flip side of inner party democracy

US and UK parties have internal elections to choose leaders. But that has both pros and cons.

Why Rishi Sunak could be a brilliant PM—except for his record on immigration

The race for a new Conservative Party PM may come down to the colour of the skin of the 2 candidates. Recent polls show Liz Truss is beating Sunak by 62% to 38%.

Vadra’s hint may be ‘final nail’ for Congress & London’s new range of ‘heat wave’ office wear

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

Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak leads Round 1 of the UK PM race, ahead with 88 votes

Sunak, son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy, has been quoted in the media as saying that he feels 'great' about the result of the first round of voting.

You know British spy Noor Inayat Khan who Hitler executed. Her father has a story too

Inayat impressed royalty with his recitation of a Sanskrit poem at 9, wrote his first book at 14, becoming the global icon we know so little about.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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