Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicIndia-US-Japan-Australia quadrilateral

Topic: India-US-Japan-Australia quadrilateral

Our take on Quad meeting, Kapil Sibal, petrol prices and Yasin Malik — in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Japan-Australia pact shows others can move on without India in Quad

India continues to harbour the illusion that more partners are better than deeper partnerships. This makes creating a regional balance against China more difficult.

What’s the hype about 2+2 talks India’s holding with US, Japan, Australia & now Russia

After India-Russia 2+2 talks, there will be four countries with which India will have a similar format of dialogue involving the foreign as well as defence ministers from both sides.

Countries forming ‘exclusive cliques’ & hyping ‘China threat’ — Beijing slams Quad summit

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said the Quad has been insinuating China with the so-called 'rules-based order' and driving a wedge between Beijing and regional countries.

Quad leaders to announce working group on space, supply chain, 5G, White House official says

The leaders of the Quad countries are also planning to roll out vaccine deliverables and announce measures in the field of healthcare and infrastructure sector, officials said.

With P8I aircraft, Navy takes part in Quad anti-submarine warfare exercise in Guam

The exercise, Sea Dragon 2021, began in Guam earlier this month and will continue till 28 January. Along with India, Japan, US & Australia, Canada is also participating.

Quad meeting, Indo-Pacific figure in first call between Japan PM Suga and Modi

The foreign ministers meeting of the Quad countries next month is expected to give a major signal to China as it has been created to counter Beijing’s growing military adventurism.

Army chief says will call Pakistan’s nuclear ‘bluff’, cross border if govt asks

Gen. Bipin Rawat is the first military chief to speak on India-US-Japan-Australia quadrilateral approach, says India needs support on ‘assertive China’

On Camera

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
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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