Gravitas: US needs to reboot alliance politics

With 3 conflicts looming in 3 different parts of the world, America's global leadership is being put to the test. To overcome these conflicts, Joe… Read Article

Gravitas: India approves Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine

Amid a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, India approved Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine for emergency use. As the second wave sweeps across India, the country… Read Article

Gravitas: Black-American killed by cops in Minnesota

16 kilometres away from where George Floyd was killed, another Black-American has been shot dead for a 'traffic violation'. WION's Palki Sharma tells… Read Article

Gravitas: Chinese vaccine 'just 50.7%' effective against Brazilian variant

In Brazil, there are more young people in ICUs than old. Brazil was banking on a Chinese vaccine to crush the surge. But, a study says the shot is… Read Article

Gravitas: Is China trying to capture a new Island?

Is China trying to capture a new island in the South China Sea? Experts say Beijing wants to take control of the Dongsha Islands by July this year.… Read Article

Gravitas: Apple admits to slowing iPhones, fined $3.4 million

Apple has agreed to pay $3.4 million to settle a lawsuit in Chile accusing the company of slowing down its devices. Building products to fail has… Read Article

Gravitas: Tiny Pacific island stands up to China

Palau's President has said that he does not take calls from Chinese officials. The leader of this tiny nation of 21,000 people has shown the way in… Read Article

Gravitas: Is Russia Betting on Pakistan for Afghan Peace Deal?

After a stop in India, Sergey Lavrov paid a visit to Islamabad. Russia is now ready to supply vaccines and special military equipment to Pakistan.… Read Article

Gravitas: AstraZeneca and the blood clot controversy

AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine has been linked to rare blood clots in the brain. At least 62 such cases have been reported so far. Are vaccine side-… Read Article

Gravitas: How China is trying to win the narrative war on Xinjiang

China is trying to hide a genocide with a musical. A trailer of a state-backed musical shows Uighurs singing, dancing, celebrating, and falling in… Read Article

Gravitas: Beijing Winter Games: The US mulls joint boycott with allies

Will the United States boycott the Beijing Olympics? The US State Department has hinted that Washington could discuss a joint withdrawal with allies… Read Article

Gravitas: Mrs Sri Lanka crowned, de-crowned & re-crowned

A Sri Lankan beauty pageant descended into chaos after the winner was stripped off her crown in an unceremonious fashion. After 2 days of… Read Article

Gravitas: How India helped Paraguay get life-saving vaccines

China has weaponised Wuhan virus vaccines. Reports say Beijing enticed Paraguay into severing ties with Taiwan in exchange for millions of doses of… Read Article

Gravitas: Nile Dam talks fail, again

The war over Africa's biggest dam is escalating. The latest round of talks between Eygpt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam… Read Article

Gravitas: What Byju's acquisition of Aakash tells us

Private tuitions is one of the most profitable businesses in India. With 1 out of 4 Indian students taking private coaching - Indian parents are… Read Article