Wednesday, March 22, 2023


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.

Sitharaman meets US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen ahead of key G20 meeting in Bengaluru

India is hosting the first major G20 event under its year-long presidency at the summer retreat of Nandi Hills near tech hub Bengaluru.

On Camera


Replace plastic bags with cloth bags: PM Modi urges citizens in 'Mann Ki Baat'

When Modi saved 19 seconds clicking picture with school children

After reaching Parliament last week, on the way to his chamber, he took out two minutes to get himself photographed with a group of children.
A participant stands near a logo of World Bank | Reuters file photo

World Bank’s arm to invest about $73 million in Mahindra’s last...

The investment, which is IFC's first in an electric vehicle maker in India, comes as the sector is receiving a push from the government.


Wing Commander Jag Mohan Nath (right) during an award ceremony | Twitter | @Leopard212

Wing Commander JM ‘Jaggi’ Nath, IAF veteran who flew recce sorties...

Wing Commander Jag Mohan Nath was a recipient of two Maha Vir Chakra gallantry awards. He died in Mumbai.
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.