Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicDonald Trump

Topic: Donald Trump

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.

Buy an apartment at Trump Towers in Gurugram, fly in a MiG-29 fighter in Russia, ad says

To stand a chance to win the freebies, the potential buyer must invest 15 per cent in an apartment, the rest of which they must pay after possession, according to the advertisement.

Top US General called China over fears Trump could order military strike, new book says

According to the book 'Peril', Gen. Mark A. Milley called his Chinese counterpart in the final months of Trump's presidency to assure China that the US govt is 'stable'.

SubscriberWrites: Stephen Colbert’s acerbity and sting has gone since Joe Biden took over as US president

The Stephen Colbert whom I had adored for his late-night talk show might just have been the ephemeral product of his feelings for a Republican president he immensely disliked, writes Latha Velu.

Antibody cocktail, given to Trump, could reduce hospitalisation in high-risk Covid patients: Study

REGEN-COV received emergency use authorisation from US FDA. It is meant to treat mild-to-moderate Covid patients who aren't on oxygen support but who may be at risk of severe disease.

Who is Mullah Baradar? Likely new Afghan president is Taliban co-founder, ‘peace talks’ envoy

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is the group’s most public face and its political chief. He oversaw the signing of troop withdrawal agreement with US.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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