Thursday, March 23, 2023


Jaishankar raises ‘abnormal’ state of LAC with Chinese FM, stalemate in eastern Ladakh to continue

After 1st meeting with new Chinese counterpart Qin Gang on sidelines of G20 Foreign Ministers’ meet, EAM Jaishankar said 'real problems need to be discussed openly & candidly'.

Split over Ukraine conflict, G20 foreign ministers’ meet couldn’t put out joint communique

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said there were 'polarised views' relating to the Ukraine conflict.

At G20 Foreign Ministers’ meet, China bats for its peace plan for Ukraine

The Chinese foreign minister also urged G20 member states to avoid attempts to ‘decouple or sever supply chains’.

India ‘fully prepared’ to contribute to Ukraine peace process, says PM Modi

Addressing the media alongside Italian PM Giorgia Meloni, Modi said he and his counterpart voiced concerns over the adverse impact of Ukraine conflict on developing countries.

West vs Russia: Why ‘strengthening multilateralism’ is key agenda at G20 foreign ministers’ meet

G20 president India faces the task of trying to find some consensus between the West and Russia, while ensuring issues like climate change and debt distress aren't overshadowed.

What to expect from G20 foreign ministers’ meet: Joint statement ‘unlikely’, no Japan FM

With the Ukraine crisis likely to dominate the talks, experts don't expect walkouts as seen in Bali last year, but said India will face 'difficulties' drafting its chair summary.

PLA amps up propaganda on social media before Jaishankar-Qin Gang meet in New Delhi

PLA posts video of Dongfeng vehicles and light tanks training before Jaishankar-Qin Gin meet in New Delhi on the cusp of 3-years of Galwan Valley clash.

Jaishankar to meet China’s Qin Gang on G20 sidelines, no LAC breakthrough expected

This will be Qin's 1st bilateral meeting with Jaishankar since he became foreign minister last December. De-escalation among issues yet to be resolved with respect to LAC standoff.

All entities in India must comply with the law, UK foreign secy told on BBC tax search issue

James Cleverly is in Delhi to attend a meeting of all G20 foreign chiefs Thursday.

Peace not just beneficial for Russia-Ukraine but also developing nations: Foreign Secretary Kwatra

At briefing on German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's visit to India, Kwatra said impacts of the war in terms of food, fuel & fertiliser insecurity were felt by developing countries.

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English news channels don’t have time for Ukraine war. They’ve ‘Hunt...

The chances of a conflict between America and China may appear unrealistic to security experts but on Hindi news channels, world war is being waged every single day.
Representational Image| photo: WikiCommons

Layoff impact? Indians top sign-ups on freelance portal, most jobs on...

A 22 March report by says there were more than 12 lakh new users from India in 2022, followed by over 6 lakh from the US.


The modified variant of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) aircraft 'Hindustan 228-201 LW' | Representational image | ANI photo

Modi govt proposes to sell up to 3.5% stake in state-run...

At the floor price, which is lower than Wednesday’s share price of Rs 2625.20 per share on the BSE, the stake sale will be valued at about Rs 2,867 crore.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

You’ve heard of jobless growth. But Tata, Birla, Ambani, Adani, have...

Modi govt's thrust on manufacturing is much-needed but it is pushing Indian manufacturing in the direction of outsourcing, same as our services industry.