Thursday, 6 October, 2022

Topic: India-Australia

Modi’s vishwa guru quest continues. Australia visit will help India wean Canberra away from China

Hectic diplomatic exercises have begun as Modi government sets about meeting the heads of UK, Australia, Germany, France and Italy—besides US, Russia and China.

Australia’s Wade repeats Dubai heroics as India’s death bowling falters in Mohali T20 opener

ThePrint takes a look at some key talking points on the back of the first T20 of the three match series between India and Australia.

China a relationship & anxiety, we need to deal with it together, Australia Dy PM tells India

Australian Dy PM Marles says China is largest trading partner & biggest security anxiety for both India and Australia and stresses on need for greater alignment between the two democracies.

Raised by single mother, joined Labor party as teenager – Meet Australian PM-elect Anthony Albanese

59-year-old Albanese has talked about making Australia a renewable energy superpower, strengthening the country's universal healthcare system and responding to an 'aggressive' China.

SubscriberWrites: Australia – India trade deal aims to improve levers of value creation in the two nations

The treaty has been 10 years in the making, and aims to facilitate a mix of broad issues and some at operational level, writes Jyoti Lahiri.

‘There’s a panda in the room’: Why Australia signed historic free trade pact with India

After 11 yrs of on & off talks, India &Australia finally signed phase 1 of ECTA to allow greater flow of goods & services, reducing Canberra’s dependence on Chinese goods.

India, Australia ink trade deal, PM Modi calls it ‘watershed moment’ for bilateral ties

The interim free trade deal aims to eliminate 85% tariffs on Australian goods exports to India and will contribute to the rising supply chains resilience of the Indo-Pacific region

With dragon in the room, India & Australia set to boost economic ties at Modi-Morrison meet

After strengthening strategic ties under Indo-Pacific and Quad, New Delhi and Canberra are now focussed on concluding the long-pending Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement.

This will be India’s century, says Australian envoy O’Farrell, talks of more military exercises

In exclusive interview, Australian High Commissioner Barry O’Farrell says Canberra is hopeful of interim trade pact by 2021 end, understands agriculture is a 'politically sensitive' subject.

India & Australia vow free trade agreement by 2022, interim deal by Christmas

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal and his Australian counterpart Dan Tehan announce FTA target during latter's India visit, say interim deal will cover areas of immediate interest.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

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.