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WTO General Council Discusses India's Call For Holding Virtual Ministerial Meet On Pandemic Response

Jan 11, 2022 Press Trust of India

India on December 23, 2021, sent a letter to the General Council Chair to hold a virtual ministerial meeting on the response of WTO to the pandemic.

WTO Agreement Inclined Towards Developed Countries, Against Developing Ones: Piyush Goyal

Sep 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Commerce and Industries Minister Piyush Goyal said WTO is riddled with ‘imbalances.

‘Fruitful Conversation’: Modi Thanks Biden For Help Amid Covid

PM Modi also informed Joe Biden about India’s initiative for relaxation in the norms TRIPS Agreement norms at WTO.

Republican Senators Urge Biden Reject India, South Africa's Proposal At WTO On Covid Vaccine

Mar 06, 2021 PTI

Republicans allege that by waiving patents on vaccines, some countries believe that they would benefit from seizing America's intellectual property, but this is a mistake.

‘I Worry When I Hear Slogans Like Self-reliance’: Shashi Tharoor

"I worry when I hear slogans like self-reliance because these were the very mantras which had subtracted India from the world economy,” says Shashi Tharoor.

14 August, 2019

Prez Donald Trump Threatens To Pull United States Out Of WTO 'If We Have To'


Trump has made the WTO the target of many previous attacks, and threatened before to withdraw, claiming unfair treatment toward the US and saying Washington does not have to abide by WTO rulings.

08 September, 2018

Trump Wants To Stop ‘Subsidies’ To India, China

Outlook Web Bureau

We can't let China take $500 billion a year out of the United States and rebuild itself, US President said.

31 August, 2018

Trump Threatens To Withdraw US From World Trade Organisation

Outlook Web Bureau

Washington has also blocked the election of new judges to the WTO's dispute settlement system, to potentially paralyse its ability to issue judgments.

07 April, 2018

Donald Trump Says World Trade Organisation Partial Towards China, Unfair To US

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump teed up a fight with the World Trade Organization today, claiming the 164-country body was biased against the United States.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz