Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Shivam Patel


On Camera


A worker packs a sack filled with rice on the outskirts of the western city of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

Delhi must push Russia to open Black Sea ports. Africa won’t...

India has strategic interest in Nepal and Bangladesh so it is possible that export of white non-basmati rice to these countries will be allowed on diplomatic considerations.
Rotten apples are seen on a tree at an apple orchard, in Sopore, north Kashmir | Reuters

Apple production to face crunch after rains wipe out about $122...

The Apple Growers Association of India and Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers estimate output in Kashmir, will drop 50% this year from 1.87 million metric tons a year ago.


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence...

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions
Illustration: Soham Sen

New BJP govt, old divisive ways. Biren’s rule shows party never...

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, and by implication, the BJP nationally and the Modi government are all under attack over anarchy in the...