Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicPresident Donald Trump

Topic: President Donald Trump

Trump claims PM Modi lauded coronavirus testing in US

Speaking at an election rally, Trump claimed the US was ahead of India by 44 million tests, and that the media needs to understand that.

US doctor claims HCQ works as Covid cure and masks not necessary, Trump retweets video

Stella Immanuel has a history of making bizarre claims. She had blamed gynecological problems on sex with evil spirits & said the US govt is run not by humans but by ‘reptilians’.

India at G7: Trump’s invite to Modi a start but membership a long way away  

While US President Trump has expressed a desire to expand the G7 membership to include India and other countries, the proposal will require the approval of all member nations.

China dares Trump to hit back with Hong Kong power grab

China Friday said that it would effectively bypass Hong Kong's legislature to implement national security laws, which have long been resisted by residents.

India’s decision to send hydroxychloroquine to US ‘will not be forgotten’: Trump thanks Modi

US President Donald Trump lauds PM Modi for ‘strong leadership’ and calls him ‘terrific’. Modi responds, says India-US partnership 'stronger than ever' now.

US-Afghan peace deal relies on old flaws, dated assumptions. Taliban of 2020 has changed

Afghan deal menu was made by Pakistan, cooked by US, paid by Doha. Taliban gets the starter, Pakistan & Trump campaign gets main dish, Afghan govt, the dessert. 

Morning after Ahmedabad: How Modi & Trump have taken India-US ties to the next level

Trump realises that it is only India, despite its weakening economy, which can even think of taking on the dragon next door.

After Namaste Trump, India and US to strengthen strategic, defence & energy ties

India and the US are expected to sign $6 billion worth of defence deals on President Donald Trump’s 36-hour visit, which begins Monday.

On Melania Trump’s itinerary, a likely trip to AAP govt’s ‘happiness class’ in Delhi school

During her Delhi visit on 25 February, Melania Trump is likely to take a look at various activities that students at government schools engage in.

Modi is Trump’s man, the ‘odd’ GST fire & crisis aboard Maha Vikas Aghadi Express

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

On Camera

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PM Modi at the Shilanyaas ceremony for construction of the India International Centre for Buddhist Culture and Heritage at Lumbini Monastic Zone, in Lumbini, Nepal on May 16, 2022 | PIB

First, Rahul Gandhi visited Nepal, then PM Modi. Different reasons, one common factor

While Rahul went to attend a friend’s wedding, Modi was on an official visit. However, there was a common thread between the two.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

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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