Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicInternational media

Topic: International media

India, 10 other ‘populist’ govts mishandled pandemic in 2020, Sweden institute report says

Working paper by Sweden's V-Dem Institute says the pandemic policy response score is lower and excess mortality higher in populist governed countries than in non-populist ones.

How foreign media criticised citizenship bill being passed in Lok Sabha

While US and Pakistani media outlets were critical of the passage of the bill, Bangladeshi newspapers merely reported the news.

How foreign media has covered Kashmir crisis — and run foul of Modi govt

From BBC, NYT to Guardian and The Post, foreign media has criticised Modi govt’s Kashmir move through reports & editorials, much of which was refuted by India.

Should India be offended by BBC, Washington Post, New York Times coverage of Kashmir?

After the abrogation of Article 370 and clampdown on Kashmir, several international media houses such as BBC, The Washington Post, Reuters and The New York Times reported on the tense atmosphere in J&K, protests by Kashmiris and detentions.

What message does it send when international media calls PM Modi “divider in chief”?

TIME magazine’s latest cover, which calls Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘divider in chief’, has ruffled many feathers.

How Bangladeshi intellectuals disappeared two nights before Pakistan surrendered in 1971

After the 1971 war was over, a list of Bengali intellectuals (many of whom were killed) was found in Pakistan Maj. Gen. Farman Ali’s diary.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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