News behind The News – 13 May, 2024



  • Cover Story: General Elections: The Many Speculative Challenges to PM Modi

  • Congress will Contest in 328, Lowest Lok Sabha Tally: Gives 101 Seats for Allies

  • Cover Story: Rahul Gandhi to Contest from Rae Bareli in UP, Calculated Gamble

  • Negative Campaigns by BJP, Congress:  Impact on Marginalised Communities, Democracy

  • BJP, Congress Manifestos:  Comparison on National Security Related Issues

  • Jammu and Kashmir Lok Sabha Elections: Enduring Distrust

  • Assembly Elections: Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim

  • Manipur: Inquiry into Ethnic Violence Receives 11,000 Affidavits

  • Rural Distress: Living on the Margins



  • Vice Admiral Bhalla Takes Over as Indian Navy's Personnel Chief

  • Indian Coast Guard MOU with Private Sector for Marine Grade Steel

  • Army's Western Command holds Exercise Gagan Strike

  • Jordan Armed Forces team visits Indian Military Training Establishments

  • India Urges Infra Firms to Contribute in Border Areas Development

  • Comment: Indian Special Forces Operations Since 2014: Key Inferences

  • Comment: What Explains the Decadal Upswing in India-UAE Relations?



  • India - China: The Trust Deficit

  • India - Myanmar: Little Debate on how to Deal with The Myanmar Crisis

  • India - Nepal: The Simmering Border Issue


  • Expert Analyses: Xi Jinping’s Europe visit:  A Divided Europe and India’s Challenge

  • Expert Analyses: Indian Intelligence Operations in Focus

  • West Asia War: Why are Indians so Quiet

  • Indian Workers Treated As ‘Disposable Casualties of War’

  • Indian Democracy: Western Bias



  • New Income Tax clause to ensure MSMEs are paid on time creates problems

  • Services sector’s strongest growth rates in around 14 years: PMI data


  • Downgrading China and upgrading India: Citygroup


  • Spectrum allocation through administrative route


  • Biggest power shortfall in 14 years in June projected

  • India now third largest producer of solar power


  • Smartphone shipment volumes surge: strong outlook