Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicAung San Suu Kyi

Topic: Aung San Suu Kyi

You thought it’s Xi Jinping, Suu Kyi cracking down on journalists? West is taking notes too

The 2021 press freedom index said crimes against journalists increased from last year. Belarus and Spain are learning from the East.

India ‘disturbed’ over Suu Kyi’s conviction, says democratic process must be upheld

Aung San Suu Kyi had been sentenced to a 4-year jail term by a court in Myanmar after holding her guilty of inciting dissent. Her sentence was later reduced to 2 years.

Ousted Myanmar leader Suu Kyi’s first trial since Feb military coup begins today

Suu Kyi is being tried for allegedly violating Covid restrictions during the election in 2020, as well as incitement and possessing unlicensed walkie-talkies.

Protests show Myanmar military can’t frighten its citizens like before

Myanmar military's playbook of unmitigated violence against its own citizens has worked in the past. Two months since the coup, large-scale demonstrations continue.

Myanmar court charges Suu Kyi with incitement as anti-coup protests soar

Suu Kyi is already facing 6 years in prison on charges of illegally importing walkie-talkies & for breaching the Natural Disaster Management Law.

Myanmar’s deadliest day since military coup leaves at least 18 protesters dead

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have ignored bans on public gatherings, leading to occasional clashes with security forces that has left a handful of protesters dead.

India shouldn’t worry, Myanmar needs us more to prevent China domination

A stable, democratic Myanmar is necessary for India to unlock the potential of 'Act East', and to stabilise the politics of Nagaland, Manipur, and Assam.

US demands immediate and full restoration of democratically elected govt in Myanmar

State Department spokesperson Ned Price said the US stands with the people of Burma, supports their right to assemble peacefully and their right to freedom of expression.

Myanmar’s military coup — what led to it and the strategic stakes for India

In episode 674 of 'Cut The Clutter', ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta explains how Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party in Myanmar was overthrown and what this means for India.

Embassy in Myanmar advises Indians to avoid unnecessary travel after military coup

India also said it was monitoring the situation closely and that it has been steadfast in supporting the democratic transition in that country.

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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