Doklam

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POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Taiwan, South china sea, Doklam, China

Why India's foreign policy should look beyond Chinese interests

For the fourth time, China has refused to support India on banning the JeM chief at UN.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Doklam, Nirmala Sitharaman, Defence, Economy

How economic slowdown is weakening India's armed forces

The defence budget has declined over the past decades to hit a record low of 1.56 per cent of the GDP in 2017-18.

POLITICS

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

India must be wary of Xi Jinping's China

Whether it follows a 'peaceful rise' or a more tumultuous one depends on the leader's capacity to impose a 'rule of law'.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Dalai Lama, BRICS, Tibet, PLA

Why the Doklam standoff is far from over

Delhi needs to remain fully alert and ready to tackle any situation, military or otherwise.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
China, Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping, Doklam

Post Doklam standoff: India needs to be wary of China

It will take more than mellow op-eds by the Chinese ambassador to India for Beijing to begin acting like a responsible global power.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Communist Party, PLA, Xi Jinping, Doklam

Doklam may be over, but China isn't done with India just yet

For Beijing, attack remains the best form of defence, but vital changes have taken place within the People’s Liberation Army.

POLITICS

 |  Beijing Diary  |  3-minute read
Xi Jinping, Doklam, PLA, China

How Xi Jinping is tightening his grip over the Chinese Army

The upcoming 19th Party Congress presents the opportunity to cement his control over the military and government for the next five years.

VOICES

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POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
South china sea, Border, Tibet, China

Doklam standoff may not be over, China could come to attack India

There is a risk that the Chinese backing down could only be a temporary respite from border tensions.

POLITICS

 |  Beijing Diary  |  3-minute read
Xi Jinping, Doklam, Xiamen, BRICS

How China plans to use BRICS to become a global leader

China has always taken BRICS seriously and in some sense taken ownership of the Shanghai-based institution.