Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicRishi Sunak

Topic: Rishi Sunak

Another ‘donation’ dilemma for Prince Charles & the ‘cesspool of crime’ in Trump’s own backyard

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

Why Rishi Sunak could be a brilliant PM—except for his record on immigration

The race for a new Conservative Party PM may come down to the colour of the skin of the 2 candidates. Recent polls show Liz Truss is beating Sunak by 62% to 38%.

Ban Confucius centres, expand Mi5 — how Rishi Sunak will tackle China ‘threat’ if voted UK PM

Indian-origin Sunak termed China the 'largest threat' while announcing his policies & promised to counter alleged Chinese industrial espionage, cyber threats & tech acquisitions if elected PM.

No English Summer, as race for UK PM’s chair & heat waves push up the mercury in England

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

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss holds commanding lead over Rishi Sunak in race to lead UK

Truss leads British-Indian ex-minister Rishi Sunak by 28 points, according to a YouGov survey.

It’s Rishi Sunak vs Liz Truss in final lap to succeed Boris Johnson as UK PM

Voting for second phase of race will now take place via postal ballot. The period between now and the end of August will also include time for campaigning and hustings by the two candidates.

Punjab ancestry, Oxford graduate, ‘proud Hindu’ — all eyes on Rishi Sunak in UK PM race

Ex-chancellor Sunak topped third round of voting among Conservative MPs Monday. If he wins party leadership contest, he would be first Indian-origin man to become Britain's PM.

Rishi Sunak extends lead in UK PM race, bags 115 votes in third round of voting

Only four candidates are now left in the race. The fourth round of voting will take place Tuesday, leading to a final shortlist of two candidates by Thursday.

Rishi Sunak to Priti Patel, UK PM race shows it’s a mature democracy. India’s not even close

UK's PM race shows us that given a level playing field, all South Asians and especially Indians can excel in politics. But it's far from reality.

Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak leads Round 1 of the UK PM race, ahead with 88 votes

Sunak, son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy, has been quoted in the media as saying that he feels 'great' about the result of the first round of voting.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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