Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Quad

US Deputy Secretary of State bats for greater Quad cooperation as he concludes India trip

US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun was in India on a 3-day trip from 12-14 October ahead of the 2+2 dialogue, scheduled for later this month.

Jaishankar’s bland speech at Quad said nothing. But look at the naval ties India is forging

China may call the Quad a ‘mini Nato’ but India is still gambling on it — while also buying weapons and aircraft.

Why has India’s China policy been such a failure? Question New Delhi’s assumptions first

Given the enormous power differential, China is expanding its influence. But India’s behaviour is difficult to explain.

Jaishankar, Pompeo meet in Tokyo, discuss ‘peace & security’ in Indo-Pacific

The meeting between S Jaishankar & his US counterpart Mike Pompeo comes as the India-China border stand-off in Ladakh looks set to continue through the region's harsh winter.

Quad grouping has potential, India shouldn’t treat this as mere tactics

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Jaishankar pitches for ‘territorial integrity, peaceful resolution of disputes’ at Quad meet

The Quad countries — US, India, Australia and Japan — said the Covid pandemic has shown that it is important for 'like-minded' nations to collaborate.

China slams upcoming Quad Foreign Ministers meet, opposes forming of ‘exclusive clique’

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said efforts should be made to enhance mutual trust, instead of targeting a third party or harming third party's interests.

Jaishankar to visit Japan in October, participate in Quad meeting amid China tensions

During the visit on 6-7 October, Jaishankar will also be meeting his US, Australian & Japanese counterparts — Mike Pompeo, Marise Payne and Motegi Toshimitsu — separately.

Quad security dialogue likely to be held in Tokyo, instead of New Delhi, next month

It is also likely that Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar will meet Japan PM Yoshihide Suga on the sidelines of the Quad meeting.

What really matters to China when it comes to the Quad. It’s not the security pacts

Despite India, Australia, US and Japan’s efforts for a multinational alternative to China, it’s not going to take off for quite a while.

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Heart attack among under 40 have risen 2% every year from 2006 to 2016. Overall nutrition is vital to returning to normal health after a heart attack.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.