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Why Europe’s failure to tame Google’s dominance is a lesson for US

Big fines have little impact on Google. So regulators are increasingly looking for remedies that may change the company’s behaviour and offer consumers more choice.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi poses for a photograph with the members of European Parliament | PTI

India-EU Summit deferred over coronavirus threat, Modi cancels trip to Brussels

The summit was scheduled to take place on 13 March to address some of the rising irritants in the relationship.
European Parliamentary elections

Nationalist surge hits European Parliament elections as voters reject traditional ruling parties

The traditional centre-left and centre-right parties have lost their combined majority for the first time in four decades at the European Parliament.

Loose lips and FX tips: How chatrooms cost banks $1.2 billion

Instant message groups, where foreign-exchange spot traders login to chat and exchange information, has affected their employers adversely.

On Camera

File image of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: ANI

Jaishankar’s moment to help Modi reset ties with Bangladesh, bury Shah’s ‘termite’ episode

Modi realises the India-Bangladesh relationship is special and wants to refurbish the bond that has been fraying since Amit Shah described illegal Bangladeshis as 'termites'.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo | Vivek Prakash | Bloomberg

MPC appointments delay is unusual, but vacancies at the top of RBI & banks almost a norm

In the last few years, delay in appointments has resulted in several posts in regulatory bodies and public sector banks lying vacant for months.

Defence

File photo of Army Chief General M.M. Naravane at Leh to review security situation and operational preparedness along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh | Photo: Twitter/@adgpi

Indian Army equips troops with American assault rifles amid stand-off with China in Ladakh

The Defence Acquisition Council Tuesday accorded approval for procurement of additional 72,400 SIG 716 rifles at an estimated cost of Rs 780 crore.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.