Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: Erdoğan

After ice-breaking meet with Modi, Erdogan takes mellower tone on Kashmir at UN

Turkish President said he hoped for ‘permanent peace’ in Kashmir. MEA has not issued an official response yet, but govt sources call it 'unwarranted'.

How Erdogan’s dictatorial economics is fuelling Turkey’s inflation, throwing lira off track

With almost a year left for general elections, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s politics has started hurting its economy. Experts fear it’s not going to end well.

Turkey, India look to revitalise ties after Kashmir low as US changes Afghan strategy

Tensions between Indian and Turkey had heightened after Modi govt scrapped Article 370 in J&K in August 2019.

Turkish President Erdogan removes two deputy finance ministers, appoints advisor

In November, central bank Governor Murat Uysal was fired by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the leader’s son-in-law Berat Albayrak resigned from his duties as finance minister.

Twitter, Facebook censorship of Trump is a gift to Putin, Erdogan

From the point of view of someone fighting authoritarian regimes in Russia, Turkey or elsewhere, it appears that US tech firms are aligning themselves with the political winners.

Turkey waging new war of economic liberation, says Erdogan after country’s currency falls

Erogan's speech follows the Turkish lira weakening to a record low of 8.3849 per dollar on Friday.

RSS mouthpiece accuses Aamir Khan of colluding against India after Turkish First Lady meeting

An article in Panchjanya accuses actor Aamir Khan of becoming a puppet of an enemy nation for a ‘few bucks’, ‘giving two hoots’ about his countrymen.

VHP slams Aamir Khan for his ‘love for anti-India forces’ as actor meets Turkish First Lady

Actor Aamir Khan had met First Lady Emine Erdogan on 15 August. He is in Turkey to shoot his next film, ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’.

Turkish President Erdogan reconverts 16th century Hagia Sophia cathedral into a mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the mosque open for worshiping Friday, hours after a high court annulled a 1934 decision that had turned it into a museum.

S Jaishankar’s remark on India’s friends: Sign of new confidence or misplaced arrogance?

External affairs minister S. Jaishankar has said India is "maybe getting to know" who its "friends really are" over criticisms on CAA, Kashmir and Delhi riots.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.