Friday, 19 August, 2022
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Topic: AUKUS

China mocking India over AUKUS has got a fitting reply from US. Indo-Pacific is on

Quad is currently the only regional outfit to deal with challenges posed by China’s belligerence. The Indo-Pacific, therefore, needs to start working on various levels.

Quad 4th meet a triumph, but India’s problem is delay, slack, and unused secret weapon

Quad members also need to put the money where their mouth is, and introspect why India couldn't get nuclear submarine technology which went to Australia.

This will be India’s century, says Australian envoy O’Farrell, talks of more military exercises

In exclusive interview, Australian High Commissioner Barry O’Farrell says Canberra is hopeful of interim trade pact by 2021 end, understands agriculture is a 'politically sensitive' subject.

Security in Indo-Pacific is not a simple affair. AUKUS, China missile, and Taiwan prove that

Indo-Pacific security is a dangerous affair. The single-most significant strategic development in the past two decades has been China's ‘area access denial’.

No interest in returning to days of a hyphenated India & Pakistan, US Deputy Secy of State says

On second day of visit to India, Wendy Sherman also talked about AUKUS, Quad, and India-US defence partnership, and said AUKUS is going to be a 'game changer'.

Quad and AUKUS goals are clear as black and white. Only one can cut back China’s power

The US has said quite clearly that Quad and AUKUS have nothing to do with each other. That should quieten those who have been calling the Quad an ‘Asian NATO’

Army, navy and air force to have uniform retirement age, more years of service

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Modi meets Australian PM Morrison, discusses Indo-Pacific, other bilateral & global issues

The meeting between Modi & Morrison came a week after they reviewed the progress in India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, including the recent 'two-plus-two' dialogue.

If Quad doesn’t start biting soon, India must look at newer partners that would

Nothing should deter the Modi govt from seriously pursuing India-France-Japan trilateral as a security framework in the Indo-Pacific. It will only strengthen the AUKUS.

US rules out adding India or Japan to security alliance AUKUS

The trilateral security alliance will allow the US and the UK to provide Australia with the technology to develop nuclear-powered submarines for the first time.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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