Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicDonald Trump

Topic: Donald Trump

US military is protecting constitution on Trump case. Lessons for India here

Trump expected unquestioned loyalty from retired generals in his administration and from those in service, but the exact opposite happened.

‘Our friend Donald’ — Russian state media comes to Trump’s support as FBI raids his Florida estate

Trump, who's hinted at seeking re-election, has supported Putin’s actions throughout Russia-Ukraine war, calling Russian president's move to send troops into eastern Ukraine 'genius'.

Another ‘donation’ dilemma for Prince Charles & the ‘cesspool of crime’ in Trump’s own backyard

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

No English Summer, as race for UK PM’s chair & heat waves push up the mercury in England

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

Donald Trump, 2 of his children agree to testify July 15 in New York civil probe

The agreement on testimony by Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump was outlined in a document filed Wednesday in state court in Manhattan.

Under fire for praising Trump’s Ukraine stance, Noam Chomsky says US ex-president ‘not the issue’

Unlike Trump, Biden administration doesn't seem to be supporting peace negotiations & is focussed on sanctions against Russia, says the linguist & political activist.

Elon Musk says he would reverse Donald Trump’s permanent Twitter ban

The Tesla CEO said Twitter has overstepped on policing user speech. The microblogging platform banned Trump’s account in January 2021 citing rules against glorifying violence.

How Tucker Carlson became poster boy of Trumpism in post-Trump America, and No.1 TV news host

Fox News' Tucker Carlson has built an audience by advocating ‘Trumpism’, ideology propagated by Republican ex-President. He had predicted Trump's win months before he triumphed.

Imran Khan is another Donald Trump. But real danger is that Pakistan isn’t another US

US' robust system blunted the siege of Capitol Hill. In Pakistan, a lynch mob awaits opposition members at D-Chowk. Message is clear: don't vote on no-confidence motion.

How US Republican senator’s call to assassinate Putin shows deep divisions in party

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham’s suggestion to have Russian President Vladimir Putin killed received severe backlash not only from the Democrats but also from his own party.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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