Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicNamaste Trump

Topic: Namaste Trump

Abki baar, Modi must stitch a better friendship with Biden-Harris US sarkar

Narendra Modi has moved to soothe Biden-Harris but if the past is any guide, the President-elect and his VP-elect's worldview may be radically different.

Modi is ‘terrific’ to India does not have good air — Trump’s past comments on India

In the US presidential debate Wednesday, President Donald Trump questioned India's Covid data and also criticised it for contributing to global pollution.

Yamini Aiyar says ‘India failing Muslims’, Rathin Roy on economic lessons of coronavirus

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Yamini Aiyar, Abhinav Kumar, Arvind Panagariya, Yoginder K. Alagh & many others.

India’s namaste is ready to make a world comeback due to coronavirus

After Gandhi and yoga, namaste must become India’s next main export. In the age of pandemics and novel coronaviruses, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

East India Company brought cricket to India. ‘Slow poison’ said student protesters

English sports began to surpass Indian games in popularity, such as local forms of wrestling. Other games as 'Kabaddi' were organised like English sports.

‘May never be excited about a crowd again after going to India’ — Trump says at US rally

US President Donald Trump addressed 'Namaste Trump' event in Ahmedabad along with PM Modi last week when both leaders had hailed the growing ties between the two nations.

Pratap B Mehta says rulers want fear & cruelty in Delhi, Najeeb Jung blames Amit Shah

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Najeeb Jung, Shyam Saran, Ananth Padmanabhan, Poonam Khetarpal Singh & many others.

Diplomatic effusiveness, messaging of Trump trip is achievement for Indian diplomacy too

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

China, Pakistan and Islamic terror — major takeaways from Donald Trump’s speech in India

In Episode 398 of his daily news capsule #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta decoded the US President’s Namaste Trump speech. Here’s a short round-up.

Melania Trump says curriculum of ‘Happiness Class’ at Delhi govt school ‘very inspiring’

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, whose name didn't figure in the invitees list for the event, tweeted to welcome US First Lady Melania Trump to one of the Delhi govt schools.

On Camera

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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