Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicIran oil

Topic: Iran oil

Trump administration’s decision to end Iran oil waiver is Modi’s diplomatic failure, says Congress

Congress also alleged that PM Modi has directed all oil companies not to increase the fuel prices till 23 May so that he can garner votes. 

Sri Lankan govt in disarray after reports it ignored intelligence warnings

Trump administration announces end to sanctions exemptions for countries still importing Iranian oil. China, India, among others, to be impacted.

India unlikely to stop oil import from Iran despite US move to end waivers

While the US move to not renew the waivers was expected, India’s strategic partnership with Iran might ensure the oil imports don’t stop completely.

US won’t renew expiring Iran oil waivers, White House says

The decision could spike crude prices just as Donald Trump begins to gear up to campaign for a second presidential term.

After sanction waivers to India & China on Iran oil, Donald Trump explains why

Trump said that the decision was taken keep global oil prices down and avoid causing a shock to the market.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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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