Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicRaisina Dialogue

Topic: Raisina Dialogue

‘Jute for wheat’ — what is historical India-Argentina barter deal Jaishankar talked about

While documentation about barter treaty is sparse, it was inked in 1949 when India, a leading commercial producer of jute, was experiencing a food crisis.

High-income countries need to pay up if climate goals are to be achieved, Bhupender Yadav says

Speaking at Raisina Dialogue, Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav says developed countries have been unable to fulfil their $100 billion climate finance pledge for developing countries.

Better to engage world on basis of who we are, not on how others define us, says Jaishankar

Speaking at the Raisina Dialogue Wednesday, Jaishankar said 'capability development' in all possible areas should be the central focus for the country in the next 25 years.

‘Look beyond Ukraine, world threw Afghanistan under the bus’: Jaishankar reminds Europe

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar was questioned over India’s position on the Russia-Ukraine conflict and its close ties with Moscow by European counterparts at Raisina Dialogue.

Backed by disruptive tech, China tried push & shove tactics but India stood firm: CDS Rawat

At the Raisina Dialogue, Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat says some countries seek to reshape rules that govern global order via geopolitics coupled with geo-economics.

India, US can come together to find new tech to tackle climate change, says John Kerry

In the sixth edition of the Raisina Dialogue, US envoy on climate Kerry also said PM Modi is deeply committed to moving as fast as possible to living up to Paris responsibilities.

Quad summit ‘mark of the momentum’, Australian PM Morrison says in hint to China

In his pre-recorded keynote address at the Raisina Dialogue, Morrison said Indo-Pacific is the epicentre of strategic competition & tensions over territorial claims are growing.

Quad is not ‘Asian NATO’, India never had ‘NATO mentality’, Jaishankar says

Speaking at Raisina Dialogue, Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar says the Indo-Pacific construct is about overcoming the Cold War, not reinforcing it.

India, EU ‘intensely preparing’ for joint summit in May: EU Council chief Charles Michel

Charles Michel said the EU plans to focus on 'four strengths of cooperation' with India — Covid-19, climate change, economic cooperation, and security & peace.

Has CDS Gen Bipin Rawat overstepped his brief by speaking on ‘de-radicalisation camps’?

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said that India has de-radicalisation camps for the young. He also said that 10-12 years old from Kashmir were being radicalised.

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Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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.