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Punjab civil secretariat in Chandigarh

This 1987-batch IAS officer is the front-runner for Punjab chief secretary’s post

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Sanskriti School in Delhi

Why some IAS parents could pull kids out of Sanskriti School, but won’t fight fee hike

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File photo | PM Narendra Modi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

This ‘Venetian’ reason could be behind PM Modi’s decision to extend lockdown by 19 days

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi

How BJP workers can ensure party collects Rs 73,800 crore for PM-CARES

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation on the issue of coronavirus | Screengrab

Modi announced it last Thursday but Covid-19 economic task force nowhere in sight

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B.S. Yediyurappa addresses the Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru

Why BJP is not happy with Karnataka CM Yediyurappa and could even replace him

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Delhi's Karkardooma. | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

Sponsor Yes Bank is a no show at ET summit but Modi still draws flak for showing up

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Representational image of Mirage 2000 fighter jets, which IAF deployed for the Balakot air strikes

Why an IAF Air Marshal and his wife fought just before Balakot air strike

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BJP chief JP Nadda and PM Narendra Modi at a parliamentary meeting | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

5 weddings and a mundan — that’s how many Modi has managed to attend despite busy schedule

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MNS Rally in Mumbai

BMC’s ‘blatant oversight’ that has Raj Thackeray’s MNS riled up

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On Camera

Lt Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa | File photo: Twitter | @AsimBajwaISPR

Nawaz Sharif or Asim Bajwa, corruption scandals in Pakistan turn into never-ending soaps

In Pakistan, no one seems interested in demanding stronger, more independent institutions which would do due diligence away from the public glare.
The Reserve Bank of India | File photo: Bloomberg

Stringent Kamath panel suggestions mean not many stressed firms can avail of RBI debt recast

RBI has implemented KV Kamath panel’s recommendations in totality, including parameters like high debt service coverage ratio and investment grade rating.

Defence

Representational image for India-China relations | File photo: Bloomberg

China wanted ‘no escalation’ on hotline call in the day, tried to capture territory at night

Hours before trying to push in 1,000 soldiers near Pangong Tso on 28 August, Chinese PLA had called Indian Army to avoid escalatory action and night patrolling.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Fort Modi is impregnable despite China, Covid, job losses. Only one leader can defeat him

Critics wonder why voters aren’t turning against Modi. But a well-entrenched Indian leader has never been defeated by a rival; only Modi can do that to himself.