Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicChile protests

Topic: Chile protests

Political turmoil to be the ‘new normal’ for the world in 2020, risk firm says

Verisk Maplecroft predicts ‘continued turmoil in 2020’ due to demonstrations & governments ill-prepared to address underlying social grievances.

Hong Kong to Haiti, Chile to Lebanon — what is common as world is up in arms against govts

A brief look at the mass protests in several countries over the last few months, the common thread and the transnational trends at play.

Why Chile is on the boil and had to call off global trade and climate summits

After violent clashes between police & protesters in Santiago, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has said Chile won't host upcoming APEC & COP25 summits.

Iraq to Chile, protests across the globe have one thing in common

As protests go, those across the world are resulting in street rallies, violent clashes with police, damage to public property, etc. But there's one significant difference.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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