Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicBarack Obama

Topic: Barack Obama

If anything is Angela Merkel’s legacy, it is her custodianship of the liberal world order

Whereas most other world leaders are “men of action” who go off like proverbial firecrackers when crises emerge, Merkel preferred to do her homework.

Kabul shows up Biden as a sheep in sheep’s clothing. Allies Europe, India & Quad are watching

After seeing Joe Biden in Afghanistan, what is Quad but a fancy naval parade for US allies?

Rush Limbaugh, American Right’s star ‘shock jock’ who hated Democrats, feminists, blacks

US radio show host Rush Limbaugh, who died Wednesday aged 70, almost single handedly triggered deep divisions in American society and media with his ultra conservative views.

These are the Obama-era lessons Joe Biden can learn from

As Biden faces multiple challenges in his early months, he will have to draw on his experience in Washington while adjusting to new realities. Here is a list of ways he can move ahead.

Vanita Gupta — 2nd generation Indian American is Biden’s associate attorney general pick

The 45-year-old has had an illustrious career as a civil rights litigator, serving as head of the civil rights division of justice department under Obama administration.

‘Great dishonour and shame’ for US — Barack Obama on Capitol violence

Obama's statement came hours after pro-Trump rioters stormed the US Capitol, interrupting a joint session of Congress where lawmakers were set to certify President-elect Biden's win.

Pakistan Army is now an echo chamber — look at what it did to ex-ISI chief Asad Durrani

The ex-ISI chief was punished not for disclosing any secret, but for analysing the tantalising event of the 2011 American operation in Abbottabad to kill Osama bin Laden.

Mumbai designer’s financial distress began before Arnab Goswami’s office contract

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

Obama’s book raises one of the central issues for Congress — Rahul Gandhi

In episode 621 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta analyses the Congress party under Rahul Gandhi and why he has not been very successful.

In wishing Mahatma Gandhi were alive, Obama echoes all the world’s liberals

Obama’s memoir, covering his political career till 2011, foresees the rise of xenophobic nationalism across the world.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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