Author: Murali Krishnan

The Rise of Usha Chilukuri Vance: A Story of Success and Influence When Usha Vance met her husband, JD Vance, at Yale Law School, he described her as his “spirit guide” who encouraged him to seek opportunities and ask questions he hadn’t thought of. The couple, married in 2014, have three children and had a Hindu priest bless their union. Usha, born to Indian immigrants, credits her devout Hindu upbringing for instilling values that led her to success. With a law degree and a history degree from Yale, as well as a master’s from the University of Cambridge, Usha has…

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Following a tragic crowd crush incident at a religious event in Uttar Pradesh that claimed over 120 lives, Rahul Gandhi, leader of the opposition in India’s parliament, visited the site to console grieving families and address administrative shortcomings. Gandhi then journeyed to Manipur, where he pledged support in restoring peace amidst ethnic conflicts, openly criticizing Prime Minister Modi and the ruling BJP at each stop. Despite Modi’s election win, falling short of a majority, Gandhi’s opposition leadership has garnered attention for his poignant criticism of the government on various issues. Gandhi’s Resurgence Embarking on a lengthy campaign trek across India…

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Modi’s Visit to Russia: Navigating Geopolitical Challenges Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Russia next week, his first visit since the Ukraine invasion. As India balances its ties with Moscow and Western security interests, Modi’s visit aims to showcase India’s strategic independence in the face of growing tensions. With longstanding ties, India and Russia have seen significant growth in their economic relationship. However, India’s diversification of arms suppliers and increased oil purchases from Russia have altered the dynamics of their partnership. As Modi and Putin prioritize energy trade and defense cooperation, concerns arise about Russia’s deepening ties…

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