Topic: Mullah Baradar
The Time Magazine's annual list also included Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla among prominent names like Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Xi Jinping, Donald Trump among others.
To access international aid & billions in central bank assets, Taliban govt's deputy PM Baradar will have to convince world leaders that this is a different, a more moderate Taliban.
For the foreseeable future, the Taliban leadership will be too busy settling scores, grabbing ministries, and fighting off potential challengers to bother about India.
Economic aid never fails to produce influence, and India should know that. Our aid must not only continue, but it should increase with firm commitments.
The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.
Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.
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.