Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: boycott

‘Boycott Amazon’ trends as e-commerce giant sells underwear, doormats with Hindu symbols

The products were being sold on Amazon sites abroad, but were taken down. The company has now asked all its sellers to follow 'selling guidelines'.

You can #BoycottTanishq, but here’s really why we are so scared of Hindu-Muslim marriages

Why is India, a country that so proudly wears its diversity like a badge of honour, so fearful of Hindu-Muslim love?

India ditched Micromax for cheap Chinese phones, but now loves its ‘atmanirbhar’ credentials

Micromax is the only homegrown company that broke into India’s Chinese dominated smartphone market. But no one came to its rescue when it was in trouble.

Shut up and put up — What Chinese companies in India should do as Galwan crisis continues

After Mike Pompeo defined a ‘clean’ multi-national company, the Modi govt banned 59 Chinese mobile apps such as TikTok, UC Browser, SHAREit and Clean Master.

Gadkari and other ministers’ different voices on India-China trade cause confusion

Modi govt departments and ministries seem to be taking different approaches to calls for ‘boycotting China’ and ‘self-reliance’ since Galwan clash.

India must speak language China understands, boycott their goods: Educationist Sonam Wangchuk

In a Skype interview with ThePrint, Sonam Wangchuk said India must use its wallet power as well as military might to overpower China.

Value relations with New Delhi, says Beijing over call for boycott of Chinese goods

After 20 Indian soldiers were killed by Chinese troops at Galwan Valley, there has been a call to boycott Chinese goods. China is the biggest beneficiary of the bilateral trade with India.

VHP and its youth wings to begin ‘boycott China’ campaign, ‘expose’ its hand in Covid outbreak

VHP leader Milind Parande says China ‘needs to be taught a lesson’, and that this is an India with strong leadership, ‘unlike 1962’.

China v/s the world, and the transformation of Xi Jinping

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

Breaking TV sets to boycotting Chinese goods — India’s RWAs wage ‘war’ against Xi’s China

For middle-aged RWA men, the death of 20 Indian soldiers is a moment to prove nationalism. As part of revenge, they are breaking goods for which they have already paid money to China.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.