Monday, February 6, 2023


Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Rise of India deeply linked to rise of technology, says S. Jaishankar

The External Affairs Minister said that when it comes to technology, ‘trust and transparency’ will become key issues.

Israeli envoy slams filmmaker Lapid’s ‘own opinions’ on Kashmir Files, says ties with India strong

Ambassador Naor Gilon says Israel-India ties much stronger than 'individual'. In an open letter earlier, he sought an apology to 'host' India & said Nadav Lapid 'should be ashamed'.

Bilateral investment treaty key to FTA talks, says UK India Business Council chief

India hopes to finalise trade agreement by March 2023 as earlier deadline passes. In an interview with ThePrint, UKIBC MD Kevin McCole says UK won't 'compromise quality for speed'.

Indian industry attends China’s Indian Ocean forum, but New Delhi missing in official capacity

Maldives, Australia deny official participation in the ‘China-Indian Ocean Region Development Cooperation Forum’ organised for the first time by the Xi Jinping government last week.

Yoga, beach cleanup — how India kicked off G20 curtain raiser in Andaman & Nicobar

Set to officially assume G20 presidency on 1 December, India plans to hold more than 200 meetings across 56 locations, culminating in G20 Summit in September 2023.

Did Modi & Biden ‘review ties’ at Bali, or was it just a ‘brief meeting’? MEA, White House differ

A week after MEA said that Modi & Biden reviewed ‘bilateral ties’ on sidelines of G-20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, White House press secretary said the two met only 'very briefly'.

As Australia clears free trade pact, India hopes to tap into its minerals, curb reliance on China

Australian Parliament ratifies Australia-India Economic Cooperation & Trade Agreement as Delhi, Canberra aim to take on Beijing in two-way trade.

India, Russia & other neighbours ask US to unfreeze Afghanistan’s blocked assets

New Delhi, which participated in Moscow Format talks Wednesday with 13 other countries, asks Taliban to focus on regional security & military-political stability.

G20 demands Russia’s ‘complete & unconditional withdrawal’ from Ukraine, India next president

'Today’s era must not be of war,' says Bali Declaration adopted at conclusion of G20 summit where PM Modi met US President Biden, Chinese President Xi & UK PM Sunak.

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Pervez Musharraf

Musharraf went from being warmaker, dictator to yelling on Indian TV...

His worldview was shaped by the foundational logic of Pakistan — that its people could preserve its purity only in a separate State achieved by mutilating India.

How Maharashtra plans to make Mumbai & satellite towns a 250...

Maharashtra govt's goal is to eventually make the state a trillion-dollar economy. For this, it’s pushing to boost the economy of its most valued asset — the Mumbai Metropolitan Area.


India is modernising its armed forces and trying to reduce defence imports | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Budget 2023: Defence gets 13% more than last yr. Pensions &...

Capital budget increased to Rs 1.62 lakh crore from 1.52 lakh crore. Navy, Army see substantial increase but allocation for procuring aircraft, aero engines goes down.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Market has won & now it’s for Adani to decide whether...

If the political establishment responds to a situation like this as if it’s something that must only play out between a corporate & the market, it's coming of age of Indian capitalism.