Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Ukraine

India will not spare anyone if harmed, says Rajnath Singh on border dispute with China

Addressing the Indian-American community in San Francisco, Singh also sent a subtle message to the US that India's relationship with one country couldn't be at the expense of the other.

If we could manage pandemic emergency, we can manage to stop buying Russian gas

Europe’s pledge to wean itself off Russian gas more slowly is actually a bad tactic. It tells Putin that his best chance of financing his war with gas revenues is now.

Can Bucha killings be called ‘genocide’? This is what international law says

The 1948 UN convention includes both physical & mental harm as bases for determining ‘genocide’. But proving mass killings requires time, proof, and legal nuance.

Russia has already lost the war in Ukraine. It’s a result of failing globalisation

What we are witnessing in the Ukraine-Russia conflict is the failure of the world to manage the politics of globalisation while enjoying its fruits.

March 2022 in photos — BJP’s win in 4 states, Indians’ evacuation from Ukraine & foreign visits

Between assembly election results in five states and Russia's war in Ukraine, March was a news-filled month. Here are a few key snapshots of events shaping our world.

Russia offers oil to India at steep discounts on direct purchase

Russian oil has been flowing to Asia in greater volumes as buyers across Europe and the U.S. shun supplies, following the invasion of Ukraine. India and China have been the key buyers.

German NSA ‘would have liked’ India’s support on Ukraine war at UN, but understands challenges

Jens Plötner, foreign & security policy adviser to Chancellor Olaf Scholz, came on 12-hr visit to India to meet NSA Doval. He also met minister Jaishankar & Foreign Secy Shringla.

ThePrint has new features, authors, desk. But we missed out on a reporter in Ukraine

We are now producing more news than ever – on Ukraine, election, Covid. And faster.

Dutch brewer Heineken exits Russia, pressure now on Danish rival Carlsberg

Ukraine announced Sunday a ‘Peace Award’ for companies that pulled out business from Russia.

India’s big wheat opportunity: How Delhi can make up for export shortfall from Russia, Ukraine

India is the world’s second-largest wheat producer after China, but a high consumption base has seldom allowed it to be a big exporter. This can change, at least in this year.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.