Covid Vaccine

Centre clears Mumbai’s Haffkine to make Covaxin

In a major step to ramp up vaccine production amid the Covid-19 second wave, the Centre has approved production of Corona vaccines from the Maharashtra government-owned Haffkine Institute in Mumbai….

The pros and cons of “Vaccine Maitri”

While on one hand the rich industrial nations have been stockpiling vaccines, Bharat has engaged in what is termed as “Vaccine Maitri” whereby many nations were provided with free vaccine…

France accuses UK of blackmail over vax exports

France has accused the UK of “blackmail” over its handling of the coronavirus vaccine exports, amid continuing tensions over supply chains. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was asked whether the…

Cold War with Pakistan

Ceasefire and Bharat-Pak relations

The recently held DGsMO meeting between Bharat and Pakistan in the last week of February 2021 agreed to a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LOC) starting from February 25,…