Monday, 16 May, 2022

Topic: NSG

Biden reiterates US support for India’s entry into NSG, permanent seat in UNSC

During his meeting with PM Modi, Biden also applauded India’s strong leadership during its UN Security Council Presidency in August 2021, the US-India Joint Leaders’ statement said.

Ex-NSG chief JK Dutt, who led 26/11 Mumbai counter-terror operation, dies of Covid

J K Dutt was admitted to Gurgaon's Medanta Hospital on 14 April after his oxygen saturation started declining. He passed away Wednesday after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.

There is an asymmetry at the heart of India’s complex engagement with the world

India is in the vortex of the multiple transitions the world is going through. We have entered a new decade of its own mix of promise and peril.

India’s entry into NSG not on agenda for Kazakhstan meet, says China

China, which has repeatedly blocked India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group, is yet to give a timeline on member countries arriving at a consensus on allowing states which haven't signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Masood Azhar just a proxy, India should have gone after real perpetrator – Pak military

Instead of expending political capital on Masood Azhar, India should have focussed on getting China to recognise our rightful place in NSG.

It’s only a month since Pulwama. Kartarpur talks came too soon

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

India, US agree to build 6 nuclear power plants in India

Washington: India and the US said they have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear...

Modi govt launches big revamp of official computer systems to counter hacking & cybercrime

Modi government has so far updated a large number of official websites after 700-plus instances of hacking between 2013 and 2016.

Modi and Trump have to tango despite Chinese noise on NSG

India and the US can’t allow China to hold them hostage in taking their defence partnership and trade in dual use technologies to the next level.

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Pedestrians walk over plastic bags scattered on the pavement along Geeta Colony Setu over the River Yamuna, in New Delhi

Delhi’s ‘lifeline’ Yamuna is drying up. Here’s how govt can combat water crisis

Rather than lurching from one water crisis to another, Jal Board should insure Delhi against water shortages with a policy-based approach. Here’s a model.

Adani forges $10.5-billion deal with Holcim India to buy Ambuja Cement, ACC

Holcim’s sale of its Indian business is expected to close in second half of 2022. Adani Group beat other firms, including JSW Group, to become India's 2nd biggest cement manufacturer.


Ambassador of France to India Emmanuel Lenain says Paris will work with New Delhi to get over some of the strategic “constraints” it is facing today. | Photo: Pooja Kher | ThePrint

We won’t lecture, but want to boost India’s strategic autonomy, says French ambassador

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Emmanuel Lenain, Ambassador of France to India, said the Rafale fighter jet deal, and the Scorpene submarines programme have been outstanding achievements in the bilateral ties.

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.