Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicHassan Rouhani

Topic: Hassan Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani’s ‘budget of resistance’ for Iran is mostly a bluff

A weakening currency would make a mockery of Rouhani’s plan to raise revenue — he expects tax receipts to rise by 13% — while increasing government salaries by 15%.

Taken to brink by Trump, Gulf States are backpedaling on Iran

Spooked by the prospect of a catastrophic war with Iran and its proxy militias across the region, Gulf monarchies are in the midst of a strategic rethink.

How the West can protect Iran’s brave protesters

The US & European govts should impose sanctions on regime officials who inflict harm, making it clear that they will not be allowed to whitewash their crimes.

PM Modi meets Iran President Rouhani, says India’s priority is peace in Persian Gulf

Modi's meet with Rouhani comes amid an escalating face-off between Iran and US on Tehran's nuclear programme, and a fortnight after drones attacked Saudi's oil facility.

How European powers are trying to save the dying Iran nuclear deal

A meeting between France, Germany and the UK concluded that Iran’s uranium cap breach was not significant enough to initiate the non-compliance clause.

How the US and Iran arrived on the brink of war

ThePrint takes a look at how tensions built up between US and Iran, the oil politics and the stand of European Union in this crisis.

Iran steps away from parts of 2015 nuclear deal

The recent military threats by the US seem to have provoked Iran’s leadership into action.

War of Words With Donald Trump Is Least of Worries for Iranians

Fiery exchanges between Trump and Rouhani has heightened fears among Iranians that things are only about to get worse.

Trump’s all-caps threat triggers Twitter jokes, and Mesut Ozil quits German football team

Malaysia has lowered voting age by three years, and China has offered Sri Lanka another grant.

Donald Trump’s threat to Iran, and what it means for the world and India

Responding to Iranian President’s aggressive statement, Trump put out a tweet that may have repercussions on the future of international relations in Asia.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.