Start your weekend with the highest 5 tales from The Indian Express!
1) After a whole lot of suspense, the swearing-in ceremony of a full-fledged state cupboard in Karnataka is lastly scheduled for right this moment. Find out concerning the shock inclusions, and the way totally different communities and castes within the state discover illustration within the listing in our analysis.
2) In her weekly column, Neerja Chowdhury writes concerning the ongoing controversy over the inauguration of the brand new Parliament constructing: “Even at this late hour, many in the country would hope that the Congress and the Opposition parties will reconsider their decision to stay away. And that Prime Minister Modi will make an effort to bring them around.”
3) Explained.Live: Corruption has grow to be a constitutive a part of governance in Karnataka, says social historian and political commentator Dr Prithvi Datta Chandra Shobhi. But, how does this impression Kannadigas? Shobhi explains within the context of the recently-held Karnataka Assembly election.
4) In our opinion part right this moment, Menaka Guruswamy writes concerning the enduring reputation of one of many US’ most controversial former presidents, Donald Trump: “He has figured out his core constituency, which he shapes through fear, strategically deploying social media and speaking in a language that appeals to them. Along the way, he used his privilege to bend and break the law.”
5) Express@Cannes: Check out what Shubhra Gupta has to say about Ken Loach’s ‘The Old Oak’ and Wim Wenders’ ‘Perfect Days’: “While the former takes us to a small town in Northeastern UK where mining used to be a mainstay, but is now a place adrift, with bristling locals ganging up against a group of Syrian refugees looking for a home away from home, the latter is the portrait of a middle-aged toilet cleaner in Tokyo, and in the calm, dignified way he goes about his days, fills his life with meaning.”
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