Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicTrump India visit

Topic: Trump India visit

Trump didn’t want to visit India over Covid fears, but Jared Kushner convinced him: ex-aide

Former Trump administration press secretary Stephanie Grisham writes in her tell-all memoir that Jared Kushner was insistent Trump visited India last year.

Donald Trump said he did not shake any hands in India. That’s not true

Donald Trump not only shook hands with leaders, officials and journalists but also hugged PM Modi more than once during his India trip in February.

Behind the wall — Story of the Ahmedabad community Modi govt hid from US President Trump

The wall was meant to hide the Saranias of Ahmedabad but it has put them, their poverty and their squalid living conditions right in the limelight.

‘Trade has been weaponised — India should lift tariffs on America’s Harley-Davidson bikes’

Experts at the CPR Dialogues said countries such US, China and Japan had weaponised trade and globalisation to serve their interests.

‘May never be excited about a crowd again after going to India’ — Trump says at US rally

US President Donald Trump addressed 'Namaste Trump' event in Ahmedabad along with PM Modi last week when both leaders had hailed the growing ties between the two nations.

Misplaced anger: How media became punching bag for doing its duty — reporting Delhi riots

If someone was killed while being forced to chant slogans, it is the media’s job to report it and not sanitise it to suit someone’s sense of political correctness.

On Delhi riots, TV channels finally reported news. Then the anchors swooped in

Questions such as "Was this a deliberate, calibrated attempt to 'malign the image of India' during Trump’s visit?" undercut good reporting by news channels.

Relationship with India ‘extraordinary’, significant progress made in bilateral ties: Trump

'We are going to be doing a lot of business with India, they are sending billions and billions of dollars now to the United States,' US President Donald Trump added.

When Delhi violence was the new climate change

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

Delhi’s ‘worst communal violence in decades’ eclipses Trump trip in global media

Most reports in global media mentioned the words, ‘just a few kilometers away’, as they described how Delhi’s northeast was burning a little distance away from where Trump was.

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

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.