Monday, January 30, 2023
Home50-Word EditIndia needs to consider Iranian offer of cheap oil and negotiate around...

India needs to consider Iranian offer of cheap oil and negotiate around US sanctions in self-interest

ThePrint view on the most important issues.

Text Size:

Each extra dollar India pays for imported energy contributes to higher inflation and hurts the economy recovering from the pandemic. So Iran’s offer to sell cheap oil – reported by ThePrint – should be seriously considered. True, US sanctions are a risk. But New Delhi needs to negotiate around them in self-interest.

Lower courts could’ve left Gyanvapi-like cases alone until SC has reviewed Places of Worship Act

Varanasi court’s decision seeing merit in hearing the Hindu plea for worship at the Gyanvapi case opens another potential site of contestation and confrontation in Indian politics. Supreme Court is reviewing the Places of Worship Act. Until that is resolved, lower courts could have put a lid on such matters.

Sri Lanka’s Asia Cup victory shows fixed draws, big bucks stump when overhyped teams falter

Sri Lanka’s Asia Cup victory is a lesson to star-studded teams from India and Pakistan and tournament organisers. Fixed draws with an eye on TV audiences and advertising bucks can be stumped when overhyped teams falter. Let’s not forget what brought ruin to cricket in UAE not too long back.

Subscribe to our channels on YouTube & Telegram

Support Our Journalism

India needs fair, non-hyphenated and questioning journalism, packed with on-ground reporting. ThePrint – with exceptional reporters, columnists and editors – is doing just that.

Sustaining this needs support from wonderful readers like you.

Whether you live in India or overseas, you can take a paid subscription by clicking here.

Support Our Journalism

Most Popular