Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicIran sanctions

Topic: Iran sanctions

US sanctions on Iran ‘not relevant’ to India’s Chabahar port project, Jaishankar says

New Delhi: The US sanctions on Iran have not affected India's Chabahar port project, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar told Lok Sabha on Friday. Replying...

If ‘sanction Pakistan’ is difficult to achieve, UN can go for the Army and Taliban

UN may be a quarrelsome talk shop, but it has a lot of power. The trouble is, sanction is all about politics.

$400 bn deal an eye-catcher. But Iran is just a square in China’s geopolitical chessboard

China’s commitments seemingly have various ‘strategic exits’ to safeguard both its investments and geopolitical state of play regionally and internationally.

US to impose sanctions to choke off Iran’s financial sector

The move would leave Iran isolated from the global financial system. Earlier rounds of US sanctions have crushed its economy by curbing oil sales and most other trade.

On Camera

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Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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