Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicIran nuclear deal

Topic: Iran nuclear deal

‘Correct mistake’: China tells US to take responsibility for Iran nuclear deal

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Beijing firmly opposes the 'illegal unilateral sanction' and withstand the 'gross interference' in Iran's internal affairs by the US.

Why now is Biden’s best chance to abandon Iran nuclear talks

Iran's supreme leader told the new president not to trust the West. There are growing signs that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s regime is wobbly.

Conservative hardliner Ebrahim Raisi records landslide win in Iran’s Presidential election

While the 60-year-old’s ascension could complicate efforts to revive the JCPOA, it’s not expected to derail them because they have the blessing of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.

Iran begins voting to elect new President: The 4 men in the race and why they matter

Ebrahim Raisi, Abdolnaser Hemmati, Mohsen Rezaei & Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi are in the race to replace reformist President Hassan Rouhani, whose second term is coming to an end.

How attack on Iran’s nuclear facility makes revival of nuclear deal difficult for US

In Episode 723 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains what might have led to the explosion and how it can further complicate the US-Iran nuclear peace plan.

Why Iran’s nuclear programme is back in focus & what’s the 2015 deal US wants to revive

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) sought to restrict Iran's nuclear programme, in lieu of relief sanctions. Trump exited the deal, but Biden is now looking to bring it back.

US, Iran to hold indirect talks on returning to nuclear deal

US State Department said it doesn't anticipate an immediate breakthrough as there will be difficult discussions ahead, but believes this is a healthy step forward.

Why there’s no hurry for Biden to re-enter the Iran nuclear deal

Team Biden wants to get both the US & Iran back into compliance. But the current impasse gives it time to consider an approach that could yield better results over the long term.

Why Biden’s military strike in Syria should wake up Iran

By authorising air strikes on Iranian-backed militias in eastern Syria, Biden has demonstrated that he won't turn a blind eye on aggression in the hopes of resuming nuclear diplomacy.

How Biden can break from Trump and Obama on Iran

With no immediate return to the 2015 nuclear deal, Biden has space to pursue a policy that is neither a reaction to Trump’s nor a straightforward continuation of Obama’s.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.