News behind The News – 13 February, 2023



  • Cover Story: The Adani Affair Rocks both Houses of Parliament

  • BJP’S  ‘Samrasta’ (Equanimity) Strategy

  • Rahul’s Unity March:  Unsure about Political Gains

  • Punjab: Farmer Stir could take a Dangerous Turn

  • Comment: Kashmir History: Creating a Binary between Nehru and Patel is a False Narrative



  • Defence Budget: Analyses

  • NSA Doval Calls on Russian President Putin in Moscow to Widen Strategic Ties

  • ISIL-K Threatened to Launch Terrorist Attacks against Embassies of India, China and Iran In Afghanistan: UN Report

  • US wants to be India's 'Premier Partner' in Its Extraordinary Growth Story: Pentagon

  • India’s Largest Helicopter Manufacturing Facility

  • Defence Ministry Signs Rs 2,585 Crore Deal with L&T for Modular Bridges

  • Western Sanctions will not Disrupt India-Russia Defence Partnership: Brahmos Chief

  • Comment: SIPRI Assessment of India's Self Reliance in Arms Production



  • India - China: Developing Strategic Infrastructure along LAC

  • India - China:  What China Thinks of India

  • India - China:  Spy Balloons’ Worry for India

  • India - China:  India bans 232 betting and Lending Apps

  • Belt-Road Initiative has made China the Most Unpopular Country among Debtor Nations

  • Pakistan in Dire Straits but Continues to Sponsor Terrorism against India

  • Comment: Afghan Taliban and Pakistan: From Allies to Adversaries


  • Expert Analyses: India-US: ICET Could Catalyse Technology Cooperation

  • Ukraine War: Opportunity for Defence Industry

  • India - Russia: NSA Meets Putin on the Sidelines of Meeting of Secretaries of Security Councils/NSAS on Afghanistan

  • PM Modi’s Views on war as No Option to Redress Grievances

  • US ‘Comfortable’ with India Buying Russia Oil, but Clearing Outstanding Rouble Payments an Issue

  • India - France: Increasing Strategic Partnership


Expert Analyses:Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Review: Analyses

Expert Analyses: Union Budget: ‘Soft’ vs ‘Hard’ Priorities


  • Growth prospects strongest among emerging market economies: S&P

  • PLI scheme:  Rs 45,000 cr investment, created 3 lakh jobs


  • Second round of applications  to set up semiconductor units


  • EV retail sales decline 10.51% in January