Claude Arpi
click
English   |   Bangla

He is a French-born author, journalist, historian and Tibetologist.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

How Xi Jinping crossed the Nepal hurdle

Important projects impacting India's security were inked between China and Nepal.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

What went unsaid between Modi and Xi

Everything that happened at Mamallapuram remains 'informal', including the decisions taken (if any).

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Message for India in President Xi Jinping's love for guns and glory

China is clearly getting ready in case of another showdown with India.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Is Xi Jinping all that powerful?

One can understand that India will not be a priority for Xi, but, can China afford a clash with India, adding yet another headache for its President?

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

China readies for next Dalai Lama. Why India should be worried

The Chinese-selected Panchen Lama has been touring villages bordering India.

LIFE

 |   6-minute read

Tibetan Uprising: Where is the Buddha?

"With the end of the debate on Tibet in the United Nations, Tibetans lost all hopes of their survival, stare at the sky with the blank eyes and ask: where is God, where is the Buddha?”

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why China is far from being a 'normal' state

Under the prevailing circumstances, it is difficult for India to maintain healthy relations with China. The establishment in Beijing should realise this.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Why India should not take China's 'war cry' lightly

Can our government be bold enough to bring in private players on a big scale to guard the border before the elections?

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

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

 |   5-minute read

Why an 'R' word can never come between India and France

The connections run deeper — be it the unruliness of the people of both the countries, or the French minister meeting our Bollywood stars.