Friday, 2 December, 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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.