Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicNancy Pelosi

Topic: Nancy Pelosi

1 in 5 Chinese youth unemployed. And the smart ones are going for CCP bureaucracy jobs

India-China relations are strained, but Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar’s recent remarks about the ‘Asian century’ were appreciated by the Chinese.

Indians are jumping through hoops to get into China—charter planes amid sky-high prices

Indian businessmen will reach the world's 'small commodities capital'. China is allowing foreigners to return for the first time since the pandemic started.

Chinese nationalists ask Beijing how come Pelosi plane to Taiwan wasn’t shot down

Experts say China had to react to Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit with military exercise because domestic sentiment demanded leaders match words with action.

Our take on Pelosi’s Taiwan visit, al-Zawahiri killing and Delhi excise policy—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

China stops cooperation with US on climate change, military issues after Pelosi’s Taiwan trip

Earlier Friday, Beijing slapped the US House Speaker and her relatives with unspecified sanctions, calling her visit a ‘violation of its territorial integrity’.

‘Violation of our sovereignty’: China sanctions Nancy Pelosi, relatives after Taiwan visit

Pelosi arrived on an unannounced trip to Taipei Tuesday evening, ignoring a maelstrom of warnings from China that considers the self-governed island its own territory.

India has moved away from ‘One China’ policy. Now it must develop independent ties with Taiwan

A military action or forced annexation attempt by Beijing against Taipei after Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit will lead to a Ukraine-like conflict, which will isolate China.

Xi shells, bombs & blasts near Taiwan shore, and hand-me-down MiG-21’s flight into sunset

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

China begins ‘unprecedented’ military exercise around Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi’s unannounced visit

China’s warning to Pelosi not to visit the self-ruled island, which it considers its own, fell on deaf ears as the US pushed forward its agenda on ‘democracy and human rights’.

More cricket, no chess — India’s sports channels are hurting national pride

If golf can be telecast, why not chess? 187 countries are competing at the Chess Olympiad in Chennai, but cameras are elsewhere.

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How RSS pracharak BL Santhosh has emerged as BJP’s ‘rock star’ general secretary

As BJP's general secretary (organisation), BL Santhosh holds enormous powers. But none of his predecessors were as high-profile as him, not even Narendra Modi.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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