Friday, 3 February, 2023
TopicIndian Politics

Topic: Indian Politics

No unnecessary expense—when Mallikarjun Kharge wouldn’t let Congress keep Diwali lights on

‘Which caste dominates BJP’—this question in party headquarters goes unanswered but for JP Nadda’s smile when the names of three 'Thakur' CMs are recounted.

Opposition MPs walk out of parliamentary panel meet alleging not allowed to discuss Agnipath

The members also 'argued' with Chairman Jual Oram that not allowing a discussion on Agnipath amounted to an insult to Parliament.

On Maharashtra, BJP only concerned with three Gs. Gujarat, Guwahati and Goa—connect the dots

Lalu and Yashwant Sinha never gelled well. The rift goes long back—when Sinha was a top bureaucrat and Lalu an emerging leader.

Dear Congresspersons of conscience, if you don’t remove Gandhi obstacle, you’re helping Modi

Congresspersons parrot the dogma that the party will collapse if the Gandhis are ejected. But why should a Congress incapable of self-reform while India faces a crisis survive?

Paul Brass, ‘prolific & original’ scholar of Indian politics over 6 decades, passes away

The American political scientist was known for his seminal work on India’s socio-political realities, including a three-part biography of former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh.

SubscriberWrites: Thirty year cycles in India shows how politics have shifted grounds

It would take 20 more years to figure how and what the 2010-2030 period brings to table for India, writes Amol Holey.

Prashant Kishor is turning a new page in politics. It’s well thought out and minus any drama

When political stalwarts refuse to acknowledge his presence, Prashant Kishor hits back with his strategic brilliance.

Fuel & gas price rise season is back, and what India should donate to the Commonwealth

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

New book explores UP’s story in post-Independence India & how politics plays out in the state

Published by HarperCollins, ‘From Lucknow to Lutyens: The Power and Plight of Uttar Pradesh’ by Abhigyan Prakash will be released on 21 March on ThePrint’s SoftCover.

‘Offer your hand, not judgment’, says Banka youth leader & social activist Sharad Kumar Yadav

Despite coming from a political background, Yadav was not inclined towards politics initially. However, he wanted to serve the society and make a difference.

On Camera

YourTurn

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...

Defence

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.