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US President Donald Trump is on a two-day visit to India, his first to the country.

US President Donald Trump and PM Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

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.
The wall that keeps the Saranias out of the 'VIP route' to Ahmedabad airport | Photo: Swagata Yadavar | ThePrint

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.
Frank N Pieke, Professor at Leiden University, James Steinberg, former US Deputy Secretary of State and Shyam Saran, former foreign secretary at the CPR Dialogues 2020 in New Delhi on 2 March | CPR Dialogues

‘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.
US President Donald Trump in address at the Motera stadium said that America loves India | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

‘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.
People pelted stones and set vehicles on fire as violence in Northeast Delhi escalated on Monday | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

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.
Times Now's Rahul Shivshankar (L) and Zee News' Sudhir Chaudhary (R)

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.
US President Donald Trump at his press briefing in New Delhi Tuesday

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

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A shell of a burnt vehicle by the side of the road in Jaffrabad | Urjita Bhardwaj | 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.
PM Narendra Modi hugs US President Donald Trump at Ahmedabad airport on 24 February

Modi and Trump bromance won’t do much for democracy or the global liberal order

The sad truth is that those protesting India’s drift toward authoritarianism and populism know nothing can be expected from Trump’s America.

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File image of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: ANI

Jaishankar’s moment to help Modi reset ties with Bangladesh, bury Shah’s ‘termite’ episode

Modi realises the India-Bangladesh relationship is special and wants to refurbish the bond that has been fraying since Amit Shah described illegal Bangladeshis as 'termites'.
Anil Agarwal |Photographer: Halden Krog | Bloomberg

Vedanta’s Anil Agarwal seeks $5 billion for turnaround fund to invest in PSUs

Anil Agarwal plans to buy companies over a five-year period and then boost their profitability before seeking an exit.


File photo of Army Chief General M.M. Naravane at Leh to review security situation and operational preparedness along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh | Photo: Twitter/@adgpi

Indian Army equips troops with American assault rifles amid stand-off with China in Ladakh

The Defence Acquisition Council Tuesday accorded approval for procurement of additional 72,400 SIG 716 rifles at an estimated cost of Rs 780 crore.
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.