Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: Trump

How Tucker Carlson became poster boy of Trumpism in post-Trump America, and No.1 TV news host

Fox News' Tucker Carlson has built an audience by advocating ‘Trumpism’, ideology propagated by Republican ex-President. He had predicted Trump's win months before he triumphed.

After Trump, Twitter fact-checks Chinese official on claims about coronavirus origins

Twitter applied the fact-check tags to at least two tweets originally posted in March by China's foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian.

We have prevailed, says Trump, ends press meet abruptly after question on US death toll

At a press conference to celebrate his govt's success at expanding testing, Trump went on the defensive under questioning from reporters.

Pulitzer to Kashmir photojournalists shows why Trump supporters call some media Lügenpresse

Pulitzer’s description of Kashmir as ‘independent’ defies all logic because the region’s political status is a primary general knowledge.

Trump, Modi and hydroxychloroquine, and why India partially lifted ban on the drug’s export

In episode 438 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta traces the chronology of events in India and US that led to partial lifting of ban on export of hydroxychloroquine.

Elizabeth Warren’s message for women, and coronavirus outside Trump’s invincible castle

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

US holds all the cards in trade relationship with India, and Trump knows it well

The recently agreed Phase 1 US-China trade agreement reflects the reality that China has far greater clout negotiating with the US than most other countries.

No role for third party on Kashmir issue: MEA on Trump’s latest offer to help

Addressing the media with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Davos Tuesday, Trump said the US was watching the developments related to Kashmir "very closely".

Donald Trump trade deal raises issue of trusting China to deliver

The broad agreement in Washington is that American presidents have for decades been hoodwinked by a China that has often failed to deliver on its promises.

Trump’s killing of Soleimani only feeds Kim Jong Un’s biggest fear

The killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani last week reinforces the North Korean view that the U.S. only takes such actions against states that lack a credible nuclear deterrent.

On Camera


Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.