Op-ed: As Biden prepares to meet Putin, he should learn from Kennedy's disastrous 1961 summit with Khrushchev

In 1961, Kennedy's unwarranted confidence and inadequate preparations collided with Khrushchev's ideological determination and brutal rhetorical offensive. The Russian leader sensed weakness and exploited it to move missiles to Cuba, creating one of the tensest standoffs between the U.S. and Soviet Union. Fast forward to today. Dangers rest in the Biden administration's understandable focus on […]

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‘Revised subsidies to spur EV demand’

Electric 2-wheeler makers term increased support under Centre’s FAME II scheme as ‘game changer’ Electric two-wheeler makers on Saturday termed as “a phenomenal move” the government’s decision to increase subsidy for such vehicles by 50% under the FAME II scheme saying it would be a game changer in the adoption of eco-friendly vehicles. The Centre […]

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‘Second wave impacts luxury home purchases’

‘Need for space had spurred demand’ The second wave appears to have impacted purchases of luxury homes by high net worth and ultra high net worth individuals, who were seen buying new homes last year to move to safer and sprawling locations. “Right after the first wave, people wanted to upgrade their homes with larger […]

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