Thursday, December 1, 2022

Ukraine crisis

Chinese envoy urges NATO not to fan block confrontation using Ukraine crisis as excuse

China's permanent representative to the United Nations has urged NATO not to fan bloc confrontation or a new Cold War by using the Ukraine crisis as an excuse. "The Ukraine crisis has once again sounded the alarm for the world,"...

India, Italy discuss bilateral ties

India and Italy on Friday called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Ukraine and expressed concerns over the ongoing “humanitarian crisis” in that country even as they vowed to work closely in countering common challenges of terrorism, violent...

Ukraine crisis could be ‘wake-up’ call to look at Asia, says EAM

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday countered criticism of India’s position on Ukraine, saying the Western powers have been oblivious to the pressing challenges facing Asia including last year’s events in Afghanistan and the continuous pressure on the...

Ukraine crisis: Priyanka Chopra asks world leaders to ‘stand up’ for refugees

Actor Priyanka Chopra has urged world leaders to stand up and deal with the “humanitarian and refugee crisis” emerging out of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.Chopra, who is the goodwill ambassador of UNICEF, took to her Instagram on Friday and posted...

Equity recovers despite Ukraine crisis but rising crude biggest external risk: Motilal Oswal

Indian equity markets recovered despite the heightened geopolitical crisis between Ukraine and Russia. Benchmark indices gained sharply in March after a drop in February. Benchmark Sensex and Nifty rose over 10 per cent in the past one-month period, data showed. To...

US political scientist blames West for Ukraine crisis

The West and especially America, is principally responsible" for the Ukraine crisis, John J. Mearsheimer, a US political scientist, wrote in a recent opinion piece published in The Economist. American and European policymakers provoked the Ukraine crisis by trying to...

US’ Indo-Pacific strategy as ‘dangerous’ as NATO expansion resulting in Ukraine crisis: China

The US’ Indo-Pacific strategy is as “dangerous” as NATO’s eastward expansion in Europe resulting in Russia’s military offensive against Ukraine, a senior Chinese diplomat has said.“With the disintegration of the Soviet Union, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) should have...

Japan to invest Rs 3.2 lakh crin India over next 5 years: PM

In a big-ticket move, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Saturday announced an investment target of five trillion yen (Rs 3,20,000 crore) in India over the next five years after holding talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on...

What India can learn from the Russia-Ukraine crisis

As the US-EU combine came out with a slew of sanctions against Russia and big tech companies followed suit enthusiastically, the stark reality hit home. The West can use financial and social media platforms as weapons against any country...

Ukraine crisis: UK sanctions 386 Russian parliamentarians

The UK government on Friday sanctioned 386 members of the Duma, the lower house of the Russian Parliament, for their support for the Ukrainian breakaway regions of Luhansk and Donetsk as independent in the lead up to the...