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POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Imran Khan, CPEC, Pakistan, China

China’s chilling debt trap for Pakistan: How everything China invests goes back to it, along with a lot more

Chinese investors borrow from China’s national banks to fund projects in Pakistan. Raw material, labour comes from China. Pakistan finally foots the bill.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Islamophobia, Ethnic Cleansing, Islam sinicisation, Uighurs

China will make Islam 'compatible' with being Chinese: How the Communist Party is targetting its Muslim minorities

Amid reports of millions of Uighur Muslims being in prison camps, China's latest announcement, of 'Sinicising' Islam, is sending shivers down the world's spine.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
China, India, Imran Khan, Pakistan

Naya Pakistan in the new year? No, we will have the same broke, belligerent neighbour

Pakistan’s economy is in deep crisis, its politics is unstable, and its best friend is China. None of this is good news for India.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Doklam, PLA, Xi Jinping, China

In 2019, why India must remain cautious of Chinese intentions

New Delhi can play the duet but has to be ready for the duel.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Xi Jinping, Belt and Road Initiative, Reforms, 40 years

China: 40 years of reforms and control

While development has been for all, there still exists a glass ceiling that is visible in many parts of the country.

SCI-TECH

 |  7-minute read
Big Data, AI, Surveillance, Xi Jinping

Why China's 'social credit system' is a front for Xi Jinping creating the ultimate surveillance state

No amount of good thought can justify a government trying to keep a constant eye on its citizens – be it in public or private space.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
China, Valley, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

Why Ladakh needs special status

The tragedy is that for decades the leaders of the Valley and now of Jammu, have had a step-brotherly attitude towards Ladakh.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Water treaties, Nepal, Dam building, China

China's dam-building rage is threatening the whole of Asia, and India has the most to lose

China clearly doesn't believe in equitable water sharing arrangements. But these are a must for Asia, which needs to avoid both Chinese domination and water wars.

POLITICS

 |  12-minute read
South china sea, China, Pakistan, CPEC

How China is sucking Pakistan dry with CPEC

Beijing doesn't want the world to know its sinister objective of looting the key national assets of less-developed economies after pulling them into a debt trap.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Terrorism, China, Pakistan, Karachi

Why attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi should concern Beijing

Terrorists with links to Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) have claimed responsibility for the lethal assault.