Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicIranian oil

Topic: Iranian oil

Iran expects ‘friend’ India to resume oil purchases soon, says envoy Chegeni

Ambassador Ali Chegeni says Iran & India will open ‘new chapter’ in bilateral ties under new President Raisi. Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian set to visit India later this month.

India resists US pressure on S-400 in Pompeo-Jaishankar meet, gives in on Iran oil

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar Wednesday, and the two showcased an easy camaraderie at the press briefing.

How the US and Iran arrived on the brink of war

ThePrint takes a look at how tensions built up between US and Iran, the oil politics and the stand of European Union in this crisis.

Amid soaring US-Iran tensions, a look at why and how the situation escalated this far

While the US has ended waivers on imports of Iranian oil, Iran withdrew partially from the 2015 nuclear deal earlier this month.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

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.
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