European Union

Facial recognition raising hackles

Facial recognition raising hackles

February 11, 2020

Facial recognition is being touted as a major technological breakthrough. Easy to abuse, its adoption needs to be strictly controlled.

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EIFE boost for Skill India Mission

EIFE boost for Skill India Mission

January 21, 2020

A unique, multi-country delegation from Europe visits India to scout for opportunities of collaboration.

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Kashmir: Indian MPs barred, red carpet for European lawmakers

Kashmir: Indian MPs barred, red carpet for European lawmakers

October 29, 2019

Even as the three former chief ministers continue to be incarcerated and thousand others jailed for more than 80 days, Modi government has rolled out a red carpet welcome to the European lawmakers to mobilise global opinion on Kashmir.

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India can help bridge digital divide: Prabhu

India can help bridge digital divide: Prabhu

August 25, 2019

India’s sherpa to G7, Suresh Prabhu, says that India has made unparalleled progress in empowering the masses digitally and India can help other countries bridge their digital divides.

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Tiff over French tech tax may climax at G7

Tiff over French tech tax may climax at G7

August 24, 2019

A trade battle threatens to break out here at Biarritz over the new tax by France on ‘new economy’ companies as an upset US President Donald Trump threatens strong retaliation.

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Women in European Union

Women in European Union

August 17, 2019

One of the most progressive regions in the world, the European Union remains an under-performer in gender equality, despite a lot of discussion and some efforts.

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Trade tiff over French tech tax

Trade tiff over French tech tax

August 13, 2019

A new tax by France on ‘new economy’ companies upsets the US and threatens the start of another trade war, after China.

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Victory in Europe Day

Victory in Europe Day

June 20, 2019

In six decades after the end of the WWII, Europe made a surprising amount of progress. The last decade has seen some of those gains slip away.

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European Parliament elections

European Parliament elections

June 17, 2019

For over 50 years, the European project has been driven by France and Germany, but this motor seems to be running out of fuel now.

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WTO: An existential battle

WTO: An existential battle

May 15, 2019

As countries chart their own path, violating global trade rules with impunity, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is more vulnerable than ever. But for the smaller developing nations, WTO is the sole recourse in a lawless world.

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Democracy in Africa

Democracy in Africa

April 16, 2019

After several stumbles, democracy seems to be advancing in Africa again. Fragile yet taking baby steps ahead. The world needs to encourage this.

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US plans to withdraw from the INF Treaty

US plans to withdraw from the INF Treaty

April 10, 2019

By threatening to pull out of a key arms treaty, the United States has brought Europe back to the brink of a cold war.

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