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Arun Srivastava

The sudden shift in President Donald Trump’s stand on Russia and calling on the world's leading economies to reinstate Russia to the Group of 7 nations four years after it was cast out for annexing Crimea is a gift to President Putin for helping him in winning the trust of the South Korean president.

Anjan Roy

China has imposed higher tariffs of 25 percent on imports from the United States worth some $50 billion. This is in response to USA imposing similar tariffs on imports from China of an equal amount.
US had threatened to slap another round of tariffs on Chinese imports running up to imports worth $100 billion. If the US does that, China will have no room for coming with fresh tariffs on imports from US as China does not have imports of that additional amount.

Indira Gandhi as Prime Minister had imposed national emergency on the country on the midnight of June 25-26, 1975. Nobody supported it. In fact, the people opposed it. Even the Congress later admitted it was a mistake. But the opposition, especially the BJP, ‘observes’ the day every year for targeting the Congress and the deceased Prime Minister. This year was no exception. The Prime Minister, while recalling the Emergency, launched a fresh tirade against the Congress party and the ‘family’ which is perceived to be ruling it.