Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicJoe Biden

Topic: Joe Biden

‘When are we going to stand up to gun lobby?’ Biden asks after Texas school shooting

The US president, who had just returned from an Asia trip, said these kind of mass shootings rarely happened anywhere else. 'Why are we willing to live with this carnage?' he asked.

‘It’s a commitment we made’: Biden says US military will defend Taiwan from China attack

Biden, who is in Tokyo for the Quad summit, said the US agrees 'with the One-China policy' but the idea that it (Taiwan) could be taken by force, is 'just not appropriate'.

Under fire for praising Trump’s Ukraine stance, Noam Chomsky says US ex-president ‘not the issue’

Unlike Trump, Biden administration doesn't seem to be supporting peace negotiations & is focussed on sanctions against Russia, says the linguist & political activist.

Muslims being targeted with violence around the world, says US President Joe Biden

During a White House reception to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, Biden said he has appointed the first Muslim to serve as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom.

‘Worrying’ Ukraine situation is focus of Biden-Modi virtual summit, US hails India’s aid to Kyiv

PM Modi says he has spoken to both Russian President Vladimir Putin & Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, appealing not only for peace but also for ‘direct talks’ between the two.

India-US forging tech alliance since long. Now use 2+2 dialogue to push it further

At the fourth edition of India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, first under Biden administration, the two sides will likely focus on strengthening partnership in emerging tech.

Modi, Biden to hold virtual meeting ahead of India-US 2+2 ministerial dialogue

The virtual meet, scheduled on Monday, will enable both sides to continue their 'regular and high-level engagement' aimed at strengthening bilateral ties, the MEA said.

Mocked by Biden as ‘rubble’, the ruble rises as Europe can’t stop guzzling Russian gas

The rapid ruble recovery gives Putin a major victory back in Russia, where many people fixate on the currency’s ups and downs, even as his military gets bogged down in Ukraine.

You’re wrong to think Hindu Right turned anti-America. It’s American Left that’s anti-India

American 'experts' have an anti-India bias that started with Bush's tilt towards Delhi. With Trump, it was the perfect storm for US Left to react.

Biden claims Putin may have put advisers under house arrest, Russia calls it ‘disinformation’

Biden said “there’s a lot of speculation” about how informed Putin is on Russian military progress in Ukraine, where his army has suffered staggering casualties.

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Representational image for Indian rice | Commons

India’s protectionist moves spark fear that rice export may be curbed next after wheat, sugar

The country has stockpiled more than enough rice and prices have been under control. Meanwhile, rice is the one staple grain that’s helping to keep world food crisis from getting worse.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

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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