Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicInternational order

Topic: International order

India’s bargaining power with China and US will grow in post-Covid world

If India fails to action key reforms, its geopolitical leverage will reduce and it will be forced to ally more closely with the US on less favourable terms.

With new WHO leadership role, India can’t fool partners with balancing acts

Intensifying power conflicts over Covid-19 will manifest themselves in new forms. It will become difficult for New Delhi to sidestep them without suffering some costs.

Jaishankar’s foreign policy audit sits uneasy with his reading of current global situation

We need Jaishankar’s frank appraisal. But it should go even further, which suggests that the dogmas of Delhi are not that easy to shake.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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