Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicUPA

Topic: UPA

Happy to cooperate, says Praful Patel after ED summons him in UPA-era aviation scam

This is the first major action against leader in alleged multi-crore aviation scam that is said to have taken place during the UPA govt.

Left to consider joining opposition after exit polls paint dismal picture for it

A majority of the exit polls have given zero seats to the Left front in West Bengal.

Apoorvanand: BJP’s rebuke of Pragya Singh Thakur was a “clever ploy”

ThoughtShot—The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Hung verdicts to slim NDA majority — what opinion polls have said about Lok Sabha elections

The surveys were all conducted between January and April this year and their tone changed from hung verdicts to a wafer-thin majority for the NDA.

Watch out India’s next govt, Modi regime is leaving behind an extremely weak economy

Industrial output has declined, manufacturing growth has hit a new low and banks are in woeful state. Agriculture is another story.

The TINA factor & flailing opposition means Modi will win again, writes Arun Jaitley

Union minister Arun Jaitley said the opposition's promises will be responsible for its rout for it effectively shows 'there is no alternative' (TINA) to Narendra Modi.

No data of surgical strikes before September 2016, says Army

The Directorate General of Military Operations put to rest Congress claims that six surgical strikes were conducted during UPA tenure.

How 2016 surgical strike was different from the ones Congress is claiming under UPA

Indian Army officials say while cross-LoC operations keep happening & are often not reported, scope & magnitude of post-Uri strikes was greater.

Bleak record on economy – the reason Modi’s BJP has returned to communal politics

Voters have to ask themselves why & what this angry, polarising, ugly campaign foretells for the nation if the BJP wins again.

On Camera

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
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

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

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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