Thursday, 24 November, 2022

James Paton

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‘Stable but unpredictable’ border with China is a real risk. India needs a new game plan

Chief of Army Staff Manoj Pande has triggered an important thought that demands national attention. India must act like the third pole it aspires to be and avoid conflict.
Row of soft-drinks and water bottles

Taxing soft drinks and booze can spark healthy spiral, experts say

When it comes to sweet drinks, more countries are willing to try taxes to tackle obesity along with budget deficits, potentially hurting companies such as Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc.

Defence

Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

G-20(24): How ‘Vishwaguru’ can get new strategic space & Modi another stage in pre-election year

Modi has been balancing India’s interests, playing US & Russia and keeping China off his back. You can trust him to exploit this year-long opening to India’s benefit. And to his own.