Ananth Krishnan

OPEN TO OPINION

Beijing Diary

The writer is China correspondent for India Today.

MONEY

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Why China, not Trump, is India’s biggest trade challenge

Beijing is India’s biggest trading partner, but also the biggest contributor to India’s trade deficit.

ART & CULTURE

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When India healed Beijing: How a film on Indian medicine became a hit in China

Dying to Survive is based on the true story of businessman Lu Yong — played by Xu — who was arrested for selling 'fake' drugs.

POLITICS

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How Xi Jinping's China is gearing up for a greater global role

The lengthy report at ‘Central Conference on Work Relating to Foreign Affairs’ offers several clues on how the president plans to take forward Chinese diplomacy.

SPORTS

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How China is dreaming big with football World Cup

Beijing has set up a concrete policy to start at the grassroots, and have 85,000 on-campus football fields by 2020 and 50,000 football-featured schools by 2025.

POLITICS

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Why Modi’s Qingdao visit will test his China-US balancing act

India is expected to be the only country at the SCO to not endorse the BRI.

POLITICS

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How China is waging war against Muslims

Beijing has launched an all-out assault on what it calls separatism.

POLITICS

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Why China celebrated the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx with a bang

Since taking over in 2012, the Chinese president XI Jinping has led an effort to strengthen the CPC's ideological control.

POLITICS

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Why Modi's China visit is incredibly significant

PM will travel on April 27 and 28 for an unprecedented informal summit with President Xi Jinping, in the city of Wuhan.

POLITICS

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Why China fears a trade war with the US

There are deep concerns in Beijing over the economic cost of a confrontation with Washington.

POLITICS

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Where do India-China relations stand today?

The reality is grey: one of a complex relationship of areas of both discord and concord.