Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: Russia-China

67% Americans see China’s influence & power as major threat to US, Pew survey finds

Results of Pew Research Center survey released Thursday. The survey, which was held from 21-27 March, included a sample of 3,581 US adults.

Did China help Pakistan build bridges to Russia? Imran Khan nods yes & then slams Modi’s India

In an interview with state-owned media outlet Russia Today, the Pakistan PM alleged that India has been taken over by 'Nazi' ideology & is 'no longer the India of Nehru and Gandhi'.

Two words China threw at US twice this week: ‘Don’t interfere’

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

Why German naval chief wanted West to respect Putin & what India-China have got to do with it

Western coalition will hope Schonbach’s sacking will mollify Ukraine. US doesn’t have the stomach to fight someone else’s war and India has more than a little skin in the game.

India wants to be a big player in Afghanistan, so why isn’t it giving visas to Afghans?

By getting the Russian, Iranian and five Central Asian NSAs to Delhi for a conference, India shows it can expand the Afghanistan game.

Russia and China have more in common than communism. They have same enemies and ambitions

In 'Blinkers Off: How will the World Counter China’, senior journalist Gaurie Dwivedi explores the rise of China, its threats and ways to counter it.

China not happy with arms supply, but Russia-India friendship unshakeable: Carnegie Moscow head

Dmitri Trenin says Russia can’t be dictated to by another country, adds that real test for India from Moscow’s perspective is how it tackles S-400 deal issue with US.

Why seeing Russia and China as the new axis of evil is a non-starter

Russia, China can’t act in perfect concert. There’s a Batman problem for Putin.

On Camera


File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.