Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicIndia-Russia ties

Topic: India-Russia ties

Ukraine war disrupted supply chains, says Modi, as India ‘keen’ to boost energy ties with Russia

PM Modi was virtually addressing the Eastern Economic Forum, being held in Russia's Vladivostok. In his speech, he said India wanted to work closely with Moscow in the Arctic region.

Gorbachev was ‘most trusting’ of Rajiv Gandhi, gave T-72 tanks to India before some close allies

Gorbachev's outreach to countries like India, efforts to thaw relations with the US & pulling troops out of Afghanistan marked a shift in Soviet foreign and military policy.

Only 5 US Democrats voted against India’s CAATSA waiver, 5 of 6 radicals called ‘The Squad’

The Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act deals with countries which do trade, especially military trade, with nations considered 'adversary' under the 2017 law.

Russia cherishes special, privileged partnership with India, says envoy Denis Alipov

Given the backdrop of the Ukraine war, Moscow goes the extra mile to celebrate 75 years of bilateral ties with New Delhi on its National Day and releases a special edition of Russia Digest.

Russia’s ties with India limit its strategic relations with China, says prof Francois Heisbourg

In an 'Off The Cuff' conversation with ThePrint's Shekhar Gupta, Heisbourg talks about Putin’s strategic blunders in the Ukraine war and its economic fallout for Moscow.

G7 host Germany mulls dropping India from guest list over Russia stance

India was among over 50 countries that abstained from a United Nations vote to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council, and has not imposed sanctions on Moscow.

Daleep Singh, US Dy NSA who warned India on Russia ties, is a political inheritor & MIT grad

Daleep Singh is grandnephew of first Asian ever elected to US Congress. Born to a Sikh family in Maryland, he was also part of the Obama government.

Rupee-rouble romance was for Soviet era. Not trade option now for India-Russia

India looking at 'several options' to do business with Russia in light of the economic sanctions slapped on the country by the US and the European Union over its war on Ukraine. 

Why Russian strikes on Ukraine’s defence industry sites are worrying Indian Navy & IAF

Navy is heavily dependent on Ukraine for gas turbine engines, while IAF runs Antonov An-32. Spare parts are stocked, but supply from Ukraine may be affected later.

Russian President Putin dials PM Modi over situation in ‘Asia-Pacific’ region

The two leaders also discussed practical aspects of implementing the agreements finalised during Putin's visit to India earlier this month.

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Mohan Bhagwat’s mosque trip left BJP clueless. Only Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi is smiling

BJP ministers have been told to keep handy a list of their ministries' work. Used to praising Modi, they are worried what they will say if the PM asks them about their work.
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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