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Some of the volunteers of the Covid-19 Action Committee Cum Task Force from Upper Chandmari colony in Kohima, Nagaland. | Photo: Yimkumla Longkumer/ThePrint

Nagaland’s Covid vigilantes, Pune’s auto hub saviours & Gujarat’s ‘more fatal’ viral strain

A recap of some of the best on-ground reporting of the Covid-19 pandemic from ThePrint’s reporters and photojournalists.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Migrant workers are returning, industries have resumed work, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani says

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, CM Rupani explained that Gujarat's high fatality rate is because the state is 'transparent' on Covid death figures.
File photo | Ramachandra Guha | Wikimedia Commons

Guha-Sitharaman-Rupani cultural war, KRK-Shoojit Sircar Gulabo exchange & gentleman Sammy

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
British Communist and writer Philip Spratt died in 1971 in what was then Madras | Image: Wikipedia | ThePrint Team

Philip Spratt, the late British Communist at the centre of Ram Guha’s tweet controversy

Ramachandra Guha had tweeted a 1939 quote by Spratt that drew criticism from Finance Minister Sitharaman, Gujarat CM Rupani and Congress leader Ahmed Patel.
File image of Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani | Photo: ANI

Covid spread like a forest fire when Tablighi Jamaat attendees entered Gujarat: CM Rupani

Vijay Rupani speaks on the high number of cases and high death rate in Gujarat, the allegations of sub-standard ventilators, and measures to reopen the economy.
People wait at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Infections soar, high death rate, slow recoveries – Covid deals a deadly blow to Gujarat

Gujarat has boasted of an effective healthcare system that managed several outbreaks. Yet, it has one of the highest infection and death rates due to Covid-19.
Vijay Rupani being sworn in as Chief Minister of Gujarat (representational image)

Communal tension in Gujarat a thing of the past, says CM Vijay Rupani

Awarding medals to police personnel, Rupani also thanked them for maintaining law & order, and said Gujarat's crime detection rate was better than other states.
BJP

BJP’s new rhetoric ahead of state polls — press meets, articles on ‘economic turnaround’

Home Minister Amit Shah has asked BJP workers to spread more information about work done by the government to improve the current economic situation.
Atishi Marlena | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Gowda’s new launch, Atishi’s excitement, Jha and Surjewal on what RBI stands for

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
Fire broke at a complex in Surat

PM Modi condoles the death of students trying to escape fire in Surat

At least 15 students of a coaching class died after jumping from a building which caught fire in Surat.

On Camera

US ban on Chinese ownership of TikTok does no favours for Facebook, Google

By citing data privacy and foreign influence to justify its restrictions, the US has thrown a spotlight on issues that Silicon Valley’s social media giants have kept in the shadows.
Customers talk on mobile phones outside a Vodafone India Ltd. store | ThePrint,in

Vodafone Idea posts eighth straight loss, loses more subscribers

Vodafone Idea has so far failed to win better payment terms from the govt on the money it owes. Its net debt was Rs 1.2 lakh crore as of the quarter ended June.

Defence

Representational image of military equipment in Ladakh | Photo: ANI

Document saying sensitive Ladakh standoff likely to be prolonged removed from MoD website

In the official document, now taken down from its website, defence ministry also said Chinese aggression increasing along LAC and 'more particularly' in Galwan valley since 5 May.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi govt’s NEP is out of touch with reality, Indian voters want English-medium education

State leaders with their ear to the ground, like Nitish, Mamata and Yogi, have shown that the push for native language education is not what voters want.