Monday, 3 October, 2022
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Topic: Alice wells

India-China border conflict show Beijing’s aggression not always rhetorical, says US diplomat Alice Wells

In a Zoom chat with journalists, top US diplomat Alice Wells talked about US-India relations, US's views on China, and more. Read the full text of her interaction here.

US says India-China border tensions a reminder of Beijing’s ‘disturbing behaviour’

Top US diplomat Alice Wells says India is a ‘critical, important’ player in US-Taliban peace talks, expresses concern that India is still a ‘protective market’.

US seeks ‘roadmap’ for Kashmir from India, urges Pakistan to take steps against terrorists

US said it remained "deeply concerned" about the situation in Kashmir, and pressed for the release of political detainees.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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