Saturday, 3 December, 2022
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Topic: G20 summit

G20 presidency puts Modi’s India in global spotlight. Expectations are already high

Industry leaders see India’s G20 presidency as something they can benefit from, with CII director general Chandrajit Banerjee saying it's a unique opportunity for businesses.

‘We can catalyse a fundamental mindset shift,’ says PM Modi as India assumes G20 presidency

India’s G20 priorities will be shaped in consultation with not just our G20 partners, but also our fellow-travellers in the global South, whose voice often goes unheard, he said.

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.

Yoga, beach cleanup — how India kicked off G20 curtain raiser in Andaman & Nicobar

Set to officially assume G20 presidency on 1 December, India plans to hold more than 200 meetings across 56 locations, culminating in G20 Summit in September 2023.

Did Modi & Biden ‘review ties’ at Bali, or was it just a ‘brief meeting’? MEA, White House differ

A week after MEA said that Modi & Biden reviewed ‘bilateral ties’ on sidelines of G-20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, White House press secretary said the two met only 'very briefly'.

China’s JL-3 missile can’t cover the US mainland. But it has implications for India

China has put longer-range JL-3 missiles on its nuclear submarine. The suggested primary targets would be India, Australia, and the US bases in the Pacific Ocean.

Our take on India’s first private rocket launch, Mehrauli murder and COP27—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Urdu press says BJP’s ‘favourite’ subject, forced conversion, back in news before Gujarat polls

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

China won’t get much out of Modi-Xi handshake if it does nothing about India’s concerns

While New Delhi looks forward to a positive response, it can also pay China back in the same coin, frustrate its military attempts and use all leverages.

Red alert, keep your eye on China & is Tharoor a victim of floccinaucinihilipilification?

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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PM Narendra Modi and Indonesia's President Joko Widodo hold hands during the handover ceremony at the G20 Leaders' Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, on 16 November 2022 | Reuters/Willy Kurniawan/Pool

G20 presidency puts Modi’s India in global spotlight. Expectations are already high

Industry leaders see India’s G20 presidency as something they can benefit from, with CII director general Chandrajit Banerjee saying it's a unique opportunity for businesses.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.