Friday, 24 June, 2022

Topic: India-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.

‘Australia, India don’t want to constrain China’: PM Morrison says Beijing can be Quad ‘partner’

Just a week after first in-person Quad summit, Australian PM Scott Morrison says Canberra not in 'containment club' when it comes to China since it has 'greatly benefited' from it.

India, Australia agree on low emissions technology partnership, to focus on solar programs

In the meeting ahead of Quad summit, Australian PM Morrison said he had the opportunity to discuss the recent announcement on the AUKUS agreement with PM Modi.

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Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.


File photo of a physical fitness test underway at an Army recruitment rally | PTI

‘Can’t study much, so badly need military job’: Story behind Agnipath protests in Agra region

In Jat-dominated Chaharbatti, where military service is a tradition, many say they're not prepared to face uncertainities that await them once they exit the armed forces after 4 years.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.