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Pragya Thakur was Amit Shah’s personal choice to take on Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal

Amit Shah felt Pragya Thakur was the right nominee to 'expose' the Congress' alleged 'anti-Hindu' bias.

Chidambaram says he is no Billa-Ranga, the convicts in 1978 crime that changed Delhi forever

Tihar jailer Sunil Gupta tells the story of how something big went really wrong during the hanging of rape-and-murder convicts Billa and Ranga.

Aryans did not invade India or destroy the Indus Valley Civilisation. This is proof

It is tragic that our history textbooks say Aryans came and wiped out the settlements of the Sapt Sindhu.

God’s own Khilafat? Why Kerala is a hotspot for ISIS in India

An ISIS member from Kerala said Narendra Modi winning was a ‘blessing in disguise’.

When my father Balraj Sahni showed the ills of capitalism to me in Kashmir

Whatever happened, sooner or later Balraj Sahni would return to Marx and Engels and the example of the Soviet Union. That was his answer to every social ill.

English-medium schools, cars, Europe markets: How this tribe became richest in Western Ghats

These families shifted from the core area of the Periyar Tiger Reserve to the buffer zones seventy- two years ago.

East India Company to World War: How Brahmaputra river was militarised

The river became an ally for the EIC’s military expeditions from the early 19th century and became a way to gain control over the northeast's untamed geographies.

The other Kejriwal who was named in Panama Papers and chose to call himself ‘chowkidar’

Since the publication of the Panama Papers, Anurag Kejriwal has joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

How Xi Jinping, whose father was expelled from Communist Party, became China’s ‘Dada’ Xi

When Xi took over as general secretary of Communist Party in 2012, western media portrayed him as a ‘compromise candidate’ with little qualification to run China.

What Indian politicians, bureaucrats and military really think about each other

Tensions between civilians and the military are not new in India. However, the proliferation and reach of social media has only amplified differences.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.