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Mamata Banerjee falsely claiming credit for PM Modi’s central schemes, says Smriti Irani

Taking a dig at TMC's poll slogan 'Bangla Nijer Meyeke Chai', Irani wondered if the people would want the return of a regime that unleashes political violence on people of the state.

TMC delegation meets EC, says ‘attack’ on Mamata ‘conspiracy’, demands high-level probe

The delegation met the full EC team and submitted a memorandum highlighting how BJP leaders in West Bengal had threatened Mamata Banerjee through tweets and other remarks.

Kamal Haasan to contest from Coimbatore South constituency in Tamil Nadu assembly polls

The MNM chief made the announcement Friday, while expressing confidence that people of his constituency would enable him to voice his views in the assembly by voting for him.

Will make Assam govt case against CAA if Congress is voted to power, says Gaurav Gogoi

Gogoi also hit out at the BJP for criticising Congress' alliance with AIUDF, saying the alliances were not based on religion but on whether one is for CAA or against it.

Stalin to contest Kolathur, son to debut as DMK releases Tamil Nadu polls’ candidates list

The DMK is eyeing a comeback by dethroning AIADMK and has stitched up a rainbow coalition comprising the Congress, the Left, MDMK, VCK and other smaller outfits.

Bhim Army chief Aazad says open to alliance with SP or any party opposing BJP for UP 2022

In interview with ThePrint, Chandra Shekhar Aazad said he does not see himself as just a Dalit leader & does not seek ‘validation of veterans’, in response to Mayawati attacking him. 

6-member TMC delegation to meet EC in Delhi today over alleged ‘attack’ on Mamata Banerjee

The delegation also met poll panel officials in Kolkata Thursday and later alleged that the 'EC did nothing despite there being reports of a possible attack on Banerjee'.

India no longer a democratic country, claims Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi's remarks come after US govt-funded NGO, Freedom House, claimed that 'political rights & civil liberties' have eroded in India since Narendra Modi became prime minister.

Sabarimala incidents ‘should never have happened’, says Kerala minister Surendran

Kerala minister Kadakampally Surendran's statement comes amid Congress and BJP raking up the 2018 Sabarimala temple incidents in a bid to target Kerala's CPI(M) government.

Ram Rajya, Ayodhya trips, ‘Deshbhakti budget’ — how Kejriwal’s AAP is seen taking a Right turn

Analysts see AAP’s shift as an attempt to appease Hindus. BJP alleges hypocrisy in AAP’s actions, while Congress says party is doing 'anything & everything to ensure BJP isn’t a threat to them'.

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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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The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

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.