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RSS mouthpiece rakes up China’s Tiananmen Square massacre as border standoff continues

Editorial in ‘Organiser’ also says China is ‘shamelessly’ defending its irresponsible behaviour of 'hiding the Covid pandemic' even after global backlash.

China defends crackdown on student protests in Tiananmen Square as ‘fully correct’

In an attempt to quell demonstrations against ruling Communist Party, hundreds of pro-democracy protesters were killed on 4 June, 1989 in Tiananmen Square.
A cyclist wearing a protective mask rides past a banner of Chinese president Xi Jinping in Shanghai | Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

In 1989, it was Tiananmen Square. In 2020, world’s Covid fury could isolate China

In 1989, China was in the middle of economic reforms and was affected by the world's reaction to Tiananmen Square, which included sanctions.
People wearing masks in a park in Shanghai, China | Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

China could face ‘Tiananmen-like’ backlash for its handling of Covid-19, says report

The 'internal report' reveals that Beijing is taking these threats of a growing backlash from the US and other countries very seriously.
Israel

Israel’s ‘battle tested’ weapons on sale as a Trump blimp steals the show

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors of ThePrint.

US, China tensions spike over Tiananmen Square massacre amid ongoing trade war

China defended its army action in the 1984 Tiananmen Square massacre and lodged a diplomatic protest with US after the Trump administration called for its public accountability
Sundar Pichai and Sergey Brin

Google plans China comeback after being missing in action for ten years

Google's co-founder Sergey Brin had defended Google’s pull-out from China in 2010 citing it was better to leave than compromise. 

On Camera

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden (R) and US President Donald Trump speak during the first US presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, on 29 September

Trump-Biden debate had no highlights, only lowlights

The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his democratic challenger Joe Biden must have been one of the nastiest presidential debate in US history.
File image of Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj | Photo: ANI

India will not meet its Rs 2.1 lakh crore disinvestment target in 2020-21, DEA secretary says

Govt retains its Rs 12 lakh crore borrowing limit for the full financial year, which means it can borrow Rs 4.34 lakh crore in the second half.

Defence

File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Ordnance factories hit back at Army claims, cite export orders, accidents of other equipment

In a statement, OFB said only 19 per cent of the accidents involving defence ammunition between January 2015 and December 2019 could be attributed to the board.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.