Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicForeign affairs

Topic: Foreign affairs

Modi govt thinks CAA protests won’t hurt India’s global image. It needs this reality check

India has grown stronger globally, but unlike China, it is not a major trading power that has the capacity to punish its trading partners for political reasons.

Modi govt’s adamant stand on citizenship will push India’s neighbours into China’s arms

The combination of economic slowdown and Modi government’s recent policies is likely to worsen India’s foreign relations in the coming years.

Don’t be under illusion that India is a top priority for US. We’re not the ‘I’ in CRIMEAN

No matter how much India yearns for US approval, not being an attention spot in Washington’s radar is a good thing.

A new survey reveals what India’s strategic community thinks about Pakistan, China and US

Economic issues and China are India’s biggest challenges. The US, South and Southeast Asia, and the Indo-Pacific offer the biggest opportunities.

On Camera

YourTurn

What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

National Defence Academy | Twitter | Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff

Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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