Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicPresident Vladimir Putin

Topic: President Vladimir Putin

Imran Khan praises Putin over Prophet Mohammad remark. Some Pakistanis call it childish

Last month, Russian President Vladimir Putin, during his annual news conference, had said that ‘insults to the Prophet are a violation of religious freedom.

Washington catches Russian insider who may have secrets of 2016 US election hack

Just 18 months earlier, Vladislav Klyushin had received a medal of honor from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Russian President Putin dials PM Modi over situation in ‘Asia-Pacific’ region

The two leaders also discussed practical aspects of implementing the agreements finalised during Putin's visit to India earlier this month.

India showing faith in Russia is pragmatic, hedges US’ mixed signals

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Smiles, hand shakes and a hug — when PM Modi met President Putin in Delhi

PM Modi welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin for a meeting at Delhi's Hyderabad House Monday. ThePrint's National Photo Editor Praveen Jain was there to capture the moment.

Modi, Putin to review bilateral ties, deliberate on Covid, Afghanistan at India-Russia summit

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the two leaders will discuss ways to strengthen the strategic partnership at the 21st annual bilateral summit, to be held on 6 December in Delhi.

Russian President Putin likely to visit India next month for annual bilateral summit

Ahead of the summit, India and Russia may also hold the inaugural 2+2 foreign & defence ministerial dialogue in Moscow that could add momentum to the strategic partnership.

Top Russian security official to hold talks with NSA Ajit Doval over Afghanistan crisis

Russia's Security Council Secretary Gen Nikolay Patrushev, who is on a two-day visit to India, is also expected to meet PM Modi and External Affairs Minister Jaishankar.

PM Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin exchange views on evolving situation in Afghanistan

The two leaders also discussed issues on the bilateral agenda, including India-Russia cooperation against Covid and agreed to continue close consultations on important issues.

India rightfully enjoys high prestige on global stage, plays important role, Putin says

President Putin says Russia values the ‘Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership’ between the two countries in his Independence Day message to President Kovind and PM Modi.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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