India took over the chairmanship of the G20. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said New Delhi would strive emerge as the ‘voice of the global south’and work to “depoliticize” the global supply of food, fertilizers and medical products.
In our opinion section today, T-20 Chairman of India’s G20 Chairmanship, Sujan R Chinoy, writes on how India now has the opportunity to set the world agenda: “Think20, the G20 think tank, will engage with a range of issues – strategic, economic and structural – facing all countries.”
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When mutual funds are pulling away from Adani Group companies, when their shares are firmly held, one investor is finding it attractive: state-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India. Only for eight quarters from September 2020. LIC has sharply increased its shareholding in four of the seven Adani Group companies listed, and in at least one of them almost sixfold.
With the Delhi MCD elections just days away, BJP National Vice President Baijayant Jay Panda, in an interview with The Indian Express, spoke about the challenge posed by AAP: “The reality is that AAP, like almost all other parties, is a one-man party. They do not allow any leadership to emerge. It is a cult of personality. Whatever leadership they tried to build, most are in jail or about to go to jail. So they have serious problems. We are a party that nurtures talent.”
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Hitting back at the Congress for the ‘Ravan’ attack on him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Congress leaders are “racing to abuse the Prime Minister of the country” and “loss of mental balance” because of the election defeats.
The Delhi Police moved the Delhi High Court seeks review of order passed by a trial court last year acquitting Congress MP Shashi Tharoor of all charges in the Sunanda Pushkar death case.
With the overall growth of the Indian economy seen decelerating in the coming quarters, the elements in the growth trajectory are the diverging trends between the manufacturing and services segments. While the services sector may improve in the coming quarters as Covid concerns ease, manufacturing output, which registered a contraction of 4.3 percent in the last reported quarter, is unlikely to show a strong recovery. We’re talking to experts.
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched a digital rupee or electronic rupee (e₹) for the common man. Digital currency, which is the same as fiat currency, can also be exchanged one-to-one with fiat currency. We explain what it is and how it will work.
The 2024 Lok Sabha elections may be more than a year away, but the BJP is wasting no time. Soon after the conclusion of the Gujarat assembly elections, the party is holding a meeting of the main members of the commission on December 5 and 6 to prepare a road map for the Lok Sabha elections. They will also review the progress of the party’s outreach programs to make them more “results oriented” and discuss plans for India’s chairmanship of the G20.
FIFA World Cup Express: Argentina’s team was once accused of being just a collection of fine jewels that rarely shine together. But not this team. Although Messi missed his penalty, Mac Allistor and Julián Alvarez scored to secure the team’s place in the round of 16. And after their goals, both looked for their captain and ran to him. Everyone wants to win the world cup and win it for Messi.
Delhi Confidential: Bharat Jodo Yatra participants are amazed by Digvijaya Singh’s fitness levels and daily routine. The 75-year-old gets up every day at 4 am and sends good morning messages, detailed updates on the participants’ health, in the WhatsApp group for yatris. Now he also assured that the Yatris will be able to watch the FIFA matches together.
in today’s episode of the 3 Things podcast.we look at India’s G20 numbers, what’s happening at Meghalaya border posts after the Mukroh shooting and a unique initiative in the UK to teach children about the history of partition.
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Aneesa PA and Rahel Philipose