Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicBenjamin Netanyahu

Topic: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel to hold 5th election in under four years as coalition under Naftali Bennett falls apart

The unraveling of the fragile Israeli coalition presents an opportunity for opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving premier, to return to power.

Israeli Police ‘used’ Pegasus to spy on Netanyahu son, others. Probe ordered after uproar

Israel police used NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware to allegedly snoop on its own citizens, said a Calcalist report. An SC-appointed panel is probing similar allegations in India.

When Brazil crossed 5 lakh Covid deaths, and Netanyahu’s ‘checkmate’ moment

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Naftali Bennett, Israel’s new PM who is ‘more Right-wing’ than Netanyahu & anti-Palestine

Former ally of Benjamin Netanyahu, Naftali Bennett vows to block Palestinian statehood, supported annexing 60% of West Bank & once espoused 'shoot to kill' policy on Gaza border.

Look forward to working with PM Modi to build ‘unique & warm relations’ — Israel PM Bennett

PM Modi said he looked forward to meeting Naftali Bennett and deepening the India-Israel strategic partnership as they celebrate 30 years of upgradation of diplomatic ties next year.

Chirag Paswan is a lesson to dynasts — legacy comes easy, squandering it easier

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Israel ends Netanyahu’s 12-year reign & ushers in a fragile new coalition govt

Religious Jewish nationalist Naftali Bennett, a former Netanyahu ally who opposes Palestinian statehood, will serve until August 2023, before making way for centrist Yair Lapid.

Israel parliament set to vote on new government, ending Netanyahu’s 12-year reign

Barring any last-minute surprises, Naftali Bennett, an old-time associate of Netanyahu and leader of right-wing Yamina party, would take over mantle from his one time mentor.

Israel opposition builds unlikely alliance to unseat Benjamin Netanyahu, form new govt

In a historic move, an Arab faction is set to become part of an Israeli governing alliance while opposition leader Yair Lapid will share power with nationalist Naftali Bennett.

Netanyahu may be gone, but his political legacy will be safe in the hands of his rivals

Netanyahu's signature achievements as PM will not be challenged by the Lapid-Bennett combine. The new government will have plenty of non-partisan challenges to deal with.

On Camera

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A fire rages in the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg News

Quiet conviction of 26/11 mastermind Sajid Mir shows Pakistan’s flimsy terror crackdown

LeT’s 26/11 operational head Sajid Mir was secretly tried and convicted last week, days before Pakistan’s fate is decided by terror-finance watchdog FATF.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

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.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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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