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Sibu Tripathi


Sibu Tripathi is a Senior Sub-Editor with the Indian Express New Media. A defence enthusiast, he writes on politics, policies and people-centric issues. Tweets at @imsktripathi.

Amid economic slowdown, govt launches boosters to cushion freefall
Tue, Sep 03, 2019

The automobile sector is reeling under pressure with consumption falling and employment rate at a record low.

BJP’s ‘desert storm’ in Rajasthan as Congress fails to cash in on Assembly poll gains
Thu, May 23, 2019

The grand old party, which was upbeat after the assembly election victory pulled all stops to snatch some parliamentary seats from the incumbent BJP.

Election results 2019: Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat as Smriti Irani springs surprise in Amethi
Fri, May 24, 2019

Amethi is one of the most closely watched constituencies in this election and both the BJP and the Congress had launched an intense campaign on the seat way before the poll dates were even announced.

Sri Lanka blasts: 4 Indians among 215 killed, indefinite curfew imposed; PM calls for calm
Mon, Apr 22, 2019

In what is being described as one of the worst attacks in the country, Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called upon Srilankans to remain united. An indefinite curfew has been imposed across the country as security forces conduct raids to nab culprits.

Focus on National Clean Air Plan: BJP, Congress make renewed promises to tackle pollution
Thu, May 09, 2019

Both the Congress and the BJP have released their manifestos for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and are once again promising a new approach towards tackling environmental challenges.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: This poll season the environment focus of parties is foggy at best
Thu, May 09, 2019

None of the parties has spoken much about their plans for safeguarding the environment, improving the air quality, cleaning the water or boosting new tech to harness clean sources of energy.

Congress trains guns on NSA Ajit Doval: Attacks him in rallies, digs out 2010 interview
Tue, Mar 12, 2019

Maulana Masood Azhar, the JeM chief was captured by Indian forces and was released in exchange for the passengers and crew of Indian Airlines IC814, which was hijacked by terrorists and taken to Kandahar of Afghanistan

72 hours since Pulwama attack: All the steps that Modi govt has taken so far
Mon, Feb 18, 2019

Pulwama attack: 72 hours after the deadly attack, India is moving forward diplomatically and strategically in exposing Pakistan's use of terrorism as state policy aided by efforts to globally isolate the country.

In southern states, PM Modi attacks Congress, regional parties; rakes up Army, development
Mon, Feb 11, 2019

The prime minister on Sunday visited Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka addressing series of public meetings and inaugurating development projects amid protest from regional parties.

M Karunanidhi passes away, son Stalin calls for protecting the legacy of Kalaignar
Wed, Aug 08, 2018

Karunanidhi passes away: “I am one of your brothers, I am one of your children. I am talking from my heart. Only if Dravida rule comes, Dravida makkal will get a good life,” Karunanidhi used to say in his electoral rallies.

Magnetic Maharashtra summit: India to achieve $5 trillion economy by 2025, says PM Modi; Reliance pledges Rs 60,000 cr to state
Sun, Feb 18, 2018

PM Modi touted the possibility of India reaching a $5 trillion economy by 2025 and urged investors to invest more in India and in Maharashtra as he inaugurated Magnetic Maharashtra on Friday.

Congress discusses ‘ease of murdering’ in Karnataka, BJP talks of ‘ease of living’: PM Modi
Sun, Feb 04, 2018

The Prime Minister pegging Yeddyurappa as the CM candidate said that the former CM has people's interest in his heart. The PM took a series of potshots at the Congress government during his hour-long speech in Bengaluru.

Economic Survey India 2017-18 highlights: India needs to move from being net consumer to net producer, says CEA Arvind Subramanian
Mon, Jan 29, 2018

Economic Survey 2017-18 highlights: The recent projection by the World Bank shows that the Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.3 per cent while the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has pegged it at 7.4 per cent in FY 2018-19.

PM Modi’s Mann ki Baat address: Women empowerment, achievers take centre stage
Sun, Jan 28, 2018

PM Modi Mann ki Baat: He mentioned the achievements of Flying Officers Bhavna Kanth, Mohana Singh, and Avani Chaturvedi, who became the first women to be commissioned as fighter pilots. He also mentioned the all-women crew of INS Tarini which is on an expedition to circumnavigate the globe.

Mann ki Baat highlights: PM Modi remembers Kalpana Chawla, talks about development and achievements of women
Sun, Jan 28, 2018

Mann Ki Baat LIVE UPDATES: In the previous broadcast of the radio program, PM Modi underlining his vision for ‘New India’, had invited people to join him in the journey of transforming the nation from a ‘Positive India’ to a ‘Progressive India’.

Donald Trump completes a year in White House: A look back at his controversy-ridden presidency
Sat, Jan 20, 2018

While these are some of the few controversies that dominated the Trump administration's maiden year in the White House, the shadow of Russian collusion hangs over their head in 2018 as well.

Rahul Gandhi, please don’t go on a sabbatical
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

If he does, the general election in 2019 will become a bridge too far. It’s now or never for the Congress scion.