x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   NC asks PM to initiate direct dialogue with people of J-K | Srinagar-Jammu highway, Mughal road remains closed | Nepal seeks review of Gurkha recruitment deal with Britain | Trainee IPS officer, charged with harassing wife, suspended by Home Ministry | Balakot Was to Tell Pak Terror Attacks Come at Cost: Ex-IAF Chief | Heritage School hosts regional class exchange programme | DPS Jammu, Nagbani make to India's Top 10 CBSE Schools | JU , cultural academy to organize All India Urdu Mushaira | Daffodils Care Convent Playway School celebrates Annual Day | Indian Taekwondo Teamoutshines in 13th SAG, Nepal | JSSK ranked first position in CBSE city wise survey | Jodhamal Kuthiala scholarships awarded | JU lifts Chancellor's Trophy-2019 | Div Com constitutes committee for assessment of land, structures | Selective outrage over Hr cases is dangerous : Pradeep Dutta | Bar Association Kathua calls off strike | Power shut down | Cong fueling fire in order to hurt economy: Brig Gupta | Unemployed over aged KP migrant youth rue official apathy, demand justice | Chopper service remains suspended for second day at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine | Flight operations resume at Srinagar airport after week-long disruption due to fog, snow | J-K admin reviews post snowfall situation, directs early power supply restoration | MoS Home punctures Domicile Law balloon; Delimitation distant dream | Govt to take serious note of irregular postings, non- compliance of transfer orders | Flight operations resume at Srinagar airport after week-long disruption due to fog, snow | Rise in petrol bomb attacks in Srinagar puts police on tenterhooks | Taxpayers to file GST returns by December 20 | Kashmir cut off for 3rd day, 500 vehicles stranded on Jammu-Srinagar highway | Even during LG' regime, higher officials reluctant to respond queries | Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran threatens corporator in Srinagar not to support BJP, alleges party | Setback to tourism: SMVD pilgrimage after August this year witnesses slump | JK police receive Rs 83 cr to be well equipped | Farooq Abdullah''s detention extended by 3 months | Govt forms committee for Investors' summit 2020 | 'Placed non-RBA teacher against RBA post' | Businessman constructs septic tank on road, authorities ignorant | Woman abused, beaten in broad daylight, craves for justice | DC Ramban monitors road clearance operation, inspects RAHAT Centres | Congress trying to regain lost ground in Ladakh through divisive politics: Dorje Angchuk | DDC Poonch calls for District Environment Plan | NIA Court acquits HM OGW as prosecution badly failed | NC terms extension of Farooq Abdullah's detention 'unfortunate' | Centre has no plans to release political detainees in J-K, says Mehbooba | Do we need to learn tolerance and be more responsible as part of a civic society? | Delhi fire tragedy could be averted | Abstaining from voting process - A trickery of representatives | Jallian villagers state protest against PDD | 2 children among infant die due to asphyxiation | Citizens' Forum appeals PM to release Mehbooba Mufti, other detained CMs | Two inter-State drug peddlers arrested with heroin | 222 cases settled at Kishtwar National Lok Adalat | 165 Cases disposes off in National Lok Adalat held | Census 2021; NPR updation: 6-day training programme concludes at IMPARD | SEECC delegation calls on Com/Sec School education | Directorate of Sericulture Jammu holds condolence meeting | Stephens College of Nursing organizes fresher's party | Ch. Lal Singh seeks special package for Farmers | Surankote residents stage protest over erratic power supply | DLSA Jammu organises National Lok Adalat, settles 1719 cases | Shiv Sena to provide affordable, free orthopedic surgery facilities | Food Craft Institute conducts junior Master Chef Competition | CDPO Jammu organizes awareness programme on BBBP | Gyan pariksha of teacher, parents held | NLA organized at Poonch | Women from Kashmir to Kanyakumari hurt by Rahul Gandhi's rape remark: Priya Sethi | 165 cases disposed off in National Lok Adalat | Batwal Association welcomes LG's statement on reservation | Horticulture Department concludes Mass Awareness Week | DBPS hails citizenship amendment bill | Delegation of BJP Mahila Morcha calls on IGP | Shiv Sena demands deportation of Rohingyas | SMVD Narayana treats two deaf Kashmiri girls | ABVP announces unit in GCW Udhampur | Indian Yoga Association organizes seminar on Geriatics | LWWS stages nukkad play | Back Issues  
 
news details
India's pull out from RCEP
Omkar Dattatray11/15/2019 11:19:24 PM
India has done right by pulling itself out from Regional comprehensive Economic Partnership. The decision is in accordance with our foreign policy and is in our interest. Congress opposed the agreement and government's not joining the RCEP is claimed as its victory by the congress. Whatever it is the pullout has given a strong message to China that India should not be taken for granted. It has in fact countered China. Earlier India put forward reasonable proposals for RCEP agreement. Prime minister said that India has put forward reasonable proposals in clear manner and is engaged in talks with sincerity for the free trade deal. When India's concerns were not addressed India finally choose not to be part of the RCEP agreement as it opted out of the proposed deal in the overall interests of the country. It is an open secret that US wants to take India under its ambit to counter the growing influence of China and thus likes to checkmate it. World wants that trade war between the America and China to stop for the interest of the free trade and world peace. But the super powers do not adhere to the world appeals for end to trade war which has the potential of disturbing world peace. India has remained independent and has some years before joined Shanghi Coperation Organisation (SCO). India however does not like to come under the embrace of America and by joining SCO India has made it clear that it wants to remain independent in the international matters and it also wants to safeguard its strategic interests. There is no denying the fact that under the pressure of the congress's opposition NDA government has said no to RCEP at the eleventh hour and has shown magnanimity. By not signing the RCEP deal it has not bartered the interests of the farmers, small and medium businessmen and others and it was done as the farmers protested the singing of the agreement of RCEP. It is learnt that the Modi government did not sign the agreement under pressure of the farmers otherwise government was at the brink of bartering India's interests before foreign companies and countries. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi said that BJP was about to sign the RCEP agreement but backed out at last due to the strong protest of the farmers who did not like to forsake their benefits at the altar of foreign countries. According to Randeep Surajewala, "rampant unemployment, sinking economy and deep agrarian crisis emanating from utter mismanagement of economy by BJP government'' and signing of the proposed agreement of RCEP would have been catastrophic. All that one can say in this regard is that better sense prevailed on the government and they said no to RCEP. No assurance was given by the countries who are the members of RCEP about the safeguards on market access for service and information technology industry. In fact the India's stand on RCEP was the growing stature of India's influence and commitment to its interests. The Indians stand and decision of not signing the RCEP deal will help the farmers, small and medium enterprises. India's external affairs minister said that under the current circumstances it was not possible to sign the RCEP deal and in doing so BJP has kept national interest of the country uppermost. But then Piyush Goyal said that the signing of the deal can be considered if RCEP countries will address India's concerns and interests and the options are not closed for ever. Thus India countered China and made it clear that it is independent so for as its interests and concerns are concerned. It follows that India cannot be cowed down even by the super powers and this is a matter of satisfaction for all of us.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU