B. R. Deepak

Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale shakes hands with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in Beijing, China, on 22 April. REUTERS

India-China: Clash or dialogue between civilisations?

Potentials in trade, investment and tourism must be realised, for which both must open up new routes of connectivity. Civilisational...

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A new roadmap for the Belt and Road Initiative

BRI 2 incorporates industrial capacity building, technological cooperation and environmental protection.   The Second Belt and Road Forum for International...

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China’s hard line on Dalai Lama reincarnation not helping Tibet

China has made it clear that it will designate its own Dalai Lama and anyone else would be deemed illegal....

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India source of tension, Pak victim: Chinese media

Chinese version of India’s ‘pre-emptive’ and ‘non-military strikes’ matches the reports emanating from Pak.   In the wake of India’s...

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An attempt to understand China

China has unusually strong textual tradition. Xi Jinping calls to foster and practice ‘socialist core values’ borrowed from the several...

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China reformed, 40 years later

As China marks 40 years of reforms and opening up, many analysts are taking stock of the path it has...

New Delhi: External Minister Sushma Swaraj and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during the inaugural session of India-China High Level Media Forum in New Delhi on Dec 21, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Resolution of thorny issues must accompany India-China people to people dialogue

This calls for abandoning the Cold War mentality and the zero-sum games between the two countries. Both must negotiate mutual,...

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US-China economic war gets colder

US is trying to stop the export of cutting edge technology to Chinese companies.   As US President Donald Trump...

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Watch out for Kyaukpyu port and China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

The port will give China access to the Bay of Bengal and cut short almost 5,000 km of sea route....

A cut-away model of the Chinese Gen-III nuclear power technology HPR1000 by China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) is displayed at the World Nuclear Exhibition (WNE), the trade fair event for the global nuclear community in Villepinte

Made in China 2025: Cause for a Cold War between China and the US?

It is clear that the initiative is geared towards letting Chinese manufacturing move up the value chain in production and innovation...

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China’s BRI is unlikely to fail

India and China need to work out modalities for strengthening and deepening cooperation.

U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis inspects honour guard as India's Defence Minister Sitharaman looks on in New Delhi

China watching India-US 2+2 dialogue with keen interest

Dialogue aimed at enhancing strategic coordination and maintaining peace in the Indo-Pacific region.   The new India-US 2+2 dialogue slated...

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China riled by the Indo-Pacific construct

Indo-Pacific Strategy is the outcome of the shift of power from the West to the East.   Chinese academics, like...

China's President Xi Jinping speaks during the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg

Philosophical foundations of Xi’s New Era

President Xi Jinping is trying to imbue Confucian virtues alongside the legalist measures to the rule of law, thus making...

Illustration photo of Peak Pegasus, a cargo ship carrying soybeans from the U.S. to the port in Dalian, China

US-China trade war kicks off

China is filling all possible vacuums left by US abdication from competition in the economic and strategic arenas.   On...

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China’s soft power is as sharp as sharp can be

China relies on instruments of authoritarian influence by way of co-option and manipulation, to target media, academia and the policy...

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China getting marginalised in Korean crisis

The North has circumvented Beijing and left it in the lurch.   A four-hour long working dinner between the North...