Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicAung San Suu Kyi

Topic: Aung San Suu Kyi

12 burning questions about the Myanmar coup answered

The military’s coup against Aung San Suu Kyi’s government has knee-capped Myanmar’s democratic transition and undercut its push to attract more foreign investment.

Myanmar coup shows a new chapter in the Great Game of the East is unfolding. India watching

Myanmar has begun to vaccinate itself with the 1.5 million doses of Covid vaccine sent by India, while putting China’s 300,000 doses on hold.

Myanmar polls and events that led to military coup and detention of Aung San Suu Kyi, others

In the first coup since 1962, Myanmar's military Monday detained Aung San Suu Kyi and others in early morning raids and announced a state of emergency for a year.

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India expresses deep concern over Myanmar military coup, says monitoring situation closely

Myanmar's military Monday announced it has taken control of the country for one year and detained political leaders including Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar military declares state of emergency, Aung San Suu Kyi detained

Suu Kyi, President Win Myint and other leaders were detained by Myanmar’s army, Myo Nyunt, a spokesman for the ruling National League for Democracy, said.

India plans to ‘steer Myanmar away from China’ amid democratic transition after Suu Kyi win

As Myanmar heads towards forming a new government, experts say India needs to ensure the South Asian nation maintains a balance between New Delhi and Beijing.

Suu Kyi’s party claims majority as Myanmar vote count progresses

Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy is on course to win about 390 seats to the national assembly, according to Myo Nyunt, a member of the party’s chief executive committee.

India discusses Rohingya refugees issue with Myanmar as Bangladesh’s ‘close neighbour’

India has informed Myanmar that it has committed to humanitarian efforts in both Myanmar & Bangladesh to facilitate early return of displaced Rohingyas.

Suu Kyi under pressure to delay Myanmar’s November general elections as Covid cases rise

Opposition parties assert that supporters fail to follow social distancing measures during campaigns. But, the ruling NLD says a delay in holding the vote can lead to political instability.

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Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
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Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


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China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.