Not an era of war, let’s talk peace: PM Modi to Putin on sidelines on SCO summit

n some straight talk with Russian President Vladimir Putin, PM Narendra Modi told him on Friday that this isn’t the age of war, while also underlining the significance of democracy, dialogue and diplomacy. Modi also urged Putin to take the initiative in addressing, as he put it, some of the biggest problems the world is facing in the form of food, fuel and fertiliser scarcity.