Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: Trump

Soleimani’s killing: Iran’s Rouhani vows revenge, Trump waves US flag, war clouds gather

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Greta Thunberg TIME’s Person of the Year, BoJo’s victory, and Trump’s impeachment

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

Fresh from Howdy, Modi! bonhomie, PM & Trump to get cracking on easing trade tensions

Trade continues to remain a difficult spot in US-India ties, especially amid Trump’s campaign to bridge the US’ trade deficit with countries around the world. 

Is PM Modi allowing Trump to play policeman in India-Pakistan tensions over Kashmir?

PM Narendra Modi Monday held his first conversation with US President Donald Trump on the Kashmir issue since the abrogation of Article 370 as well as the latter's offer to mediate.

Looming Brexit puts pressure on Her Majesty and climate crisis reaches an ’emergency’

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

Why Modi-Trump trade war is making Himachal apple growers happy

Buoyed by bumper crop, Himachal's apple growers have received an additional boost as Modi govt raised import duty on US apples from 50% to 70%.

Modi should strengthen ties with the US but not allow Trump to bully India

A robust relationship with the US is central for India. But it cannot be at the expense of India's own interests.

Imran Khan says no mention of Jesus Christ in history

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pakistan foreign secretary lodges protest with US official over Trump’s tirade; Bohemian Rhapsody plays to empty theatres in Lahore. Imran...

Western countries don’t care about the rest of the world anymore

Today's hostile nationalism was commonplace in 19th century America, where politics was driven by strong external enemies.

The rupee fell past 70/$ and recovered. But don’t take your seatbelts off just yet

Chaos in emerging markets threatens to take the rupee beyond 70.50 by year-end, and America’s Iran threat is making it worse.

On Camera


Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.