Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicDonald Trump

Topic: Donald Trump

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.

Divided Congress, non-functional administration—What’s in store for US politics in 2022

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Biden administration names Uzra Zeya as Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Zeya will ‘specifically promote substantive dialogue’ between the People’s Republic of China and the Dalai Lama.

US unlikely to impose CAATSA sanctions on India for S-400, but other Russian deals won’t be easy

The $5.43-bn S-400 ‘Triumf’ missile systems deal is going to be at the centre of the upcoming India visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Why Indian textile, leather exporters want restoration of preferential trade terms with US

Commerce minister Piyush Goyal has called for restoration of benefits under the US’ Generalized System of Preferences. The Trump administration removed India from GSP list in June 2019.

Trump wants National Archives to keep his papers away from investigators – laws won’t allow

That battle is being fought by Trump against President Joe Biden and the House committee investigating the Jan 6 insurrection.

From Kamala Harris to Kal Penn: How racists mispronounced names as a deliberate tactic

In 'Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman', columnist Chidanand Rajghatta outlines the US Vice President's life and legacy.

Donald Trump plans to launch new social media platform ‘Truth Social’

The company also plans a subscription video on-demand service. Trump has long signaled aspirations to start a social media company after he was booted from Twitter & Facebook.

Trump sues to keep his White House records from panel probing Capitol violence

In the complaint filed Monday, Trump asked a judge to stop the national archivist from releasing the records to Congress, claiming 'executive privilege'.

Trump didn’t want to visit India over Covid fears, but Jared Kushner convinced him: ex-aide

Former Trump administration press secretary Stephanie Grisham writes in her tell-all memoir that Jared Kushner was insistent Trump visited India last year.

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Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
An Assicurazioni Generali SpA logo sits above an entrance to their offices in Rome | Bloomberg

Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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