Sunday, 7 August, 2022

Topic: West

The West could have been braver in its approach to Russia-Ukraine war, says IISS’s Dr Chipman

At ThePrint’s Off The Cuff, IISS Director-General and CEO Dr John Chipman talks about the West’s strategies regarding the war, the rise of China and India’s position within it all.

Swasthya Sathi rate revision, ‘Rs 125 cr’ dues: 16 Kolkata pvt hospitals’ demands to Mamata govt

In letter to state health secretary, hospitals have raised issues they're facing under state health insurance scheme launched by Mamata Banerjee's TMC govt in 2016.

US, Western media’s outlook on Russia isn’t about Ukraine. The conflict lies somewhere else

Currently, in the West, there is a trend of routinely describing Russia's behaviour as “aggressive” and the idea of giving it “respect” is disparaged.

Pakistan has a confused relationship with the West. Imran Khan a living embodiment

Imran Khan has been famous in Pakistan because of his Western pursuits of an Oxford education, a playboy lifestyle and as a player in the most English of games.

Taliban will not antagonise India because it’s an ally of the West, Shyam Saran says

In an exclusive interview, Saran says the Taliban would need funds and international aid to govern effectively, and so support from the western countries would be needed.

Pakistan NSA ‘warns’ of second 9/11 if West doesn’t recognise Taliban, then says ‘misquoted’

Pakistan NSA Moeed Yusuf says interview in UK’s Sunday Times is 'gross mischaracterisation' of his conversation with journalist Christina Lamb. She says ‘interviews recorded’.

No need to panic. ‘Westlessness’ just means world without West’s dominance, not its ideas

More than a desire to emulate China’s success, western populism is quite likely an indication that the structure of the liberal democratic state needs to change.

Modi-Shah weathered Kashmir storm because West has no moral right to lecture India anymore

There is one crucial difference between the reaction of the West to Delhi’s actions in Kashmir now and to that in the 1990s.

Jaishankar defines India’s place in new world: Open for business, but conditions apply

For India, globalisation as a mantra is past its due date, a rebalancing is underway and old mechanisms are no longer sufficient to align national and global interests.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

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.