Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicElon Musk

Topic: Elon Musk

Harak Singh Rawat’s expulsion underlines BJP’s crisis in Uttarakhand

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4 Indian states invite Tesla to set up shop after Elon Musk mentions ‘challenges’ with Modi govt

Telangana, Maharashtra, Bengal ministers & Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu responded to Musk's tweet, which said Tesla 'still working through a lot of challenges with govt'.

Elon Musk says Tesla isn’t in India yet due to ‘challenges with the govt’

Tesla CEO and Modi’s administration have been in talks for years, but disagreements over a local factory and the country’s import duties of as much as 100% have led to an impasse.

Toyota & Volkswagen are plotting the overthrow of Elon Musk, pour billions into EVs

The world’s two biggest automakers — each sold roughly 10 or 11 cars for every one Tesla did last year — realize the age of EV is here and are gaming out how to stay on top.

Tesla smashes quarterly delivery record with 308,600 cars, sales surge 87% in 2021

Quarterly deliveries are one of the most closely watched indicators for Tesla. They are widely seen as a barometer of consumer demand for EVs as a whole.

China says it complained to UN after space station’s near-misses with SpaceX satellites

Two satellites from the US company founded by Elon Musk came close to the station in July and October, forcing astronauts on board to take evasive action, China said.

How 2% of one man’s money can end world hunger

Tesla founder had offered to pay to end world hunger if the UN explained how it would spend the money. So the World Food Programme came up with a plan.

Elon Musk sells $5 billion of Tesla stock after Twitter poll

Musk has so far has disposed of more than 4.5 million shares this week — his first sales in more than five years.

Elon Musk loses $50 billion in 2 days in record wealth plunge as Tesla shares fall

Tesla’s fall started when Musk asked his Twitter followers whether he should sell 10% of his stake in the company, followed by news that his brother sold shares just before the poll.

Twitter has spoken: Elon Musk should sell 10% of his stake in Tesla

In a Twitter poll that Musk launched Saturday, a majority of 3.5 million Twitter users — 58% — voted in favour of the share sale.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

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.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

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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