B. R. Deepak

China won’t accept status quo ante

China won’t accept status quo ante

On 2 July 2020, China’s Global Times interviewed me on the current state of India-China relations. Most of my arguments...

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Death of LCA, CBMs between India and China

If China remains insensitive towards India’s sensitivities, India may not care too much for China’s sensitivities in Tibet, Taiwan, Xinjiang....

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Galwan: Border is not China’s biggest agenda

India ramping up its border infrastructure has caused uneasiness on the other side of the LAC.   “From the very...

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China’s Two Sessions in the time of Covid

The real worry for China is how to put its economy back on track. China’s “Two Sessions” refers to the...

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Post Covid, there’ll be a new world disorder

Cold war between the US and China will intensify in various shapes and forms.   On 11 February 2020, I...

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China sarcastic, suspicious about Trump’s India visit

Even though China is waging an all-out ‘people’s war’ against COVID 19, however, the state media and scholarship paid close...

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Coronavirus is a black swan for China and the world

The move to evacuate citizens from Wuhan and issuing of travel advisories has irked China.   On 21 January 2019...

Bangkok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha during the ASEAN Gala Dinner in Bangkok, Thailand on Nov 3, 2019. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

How China is reacting to India’s RCEP decision

China believes that India not joining the RCEP is temporary, and that it is willing to continue to negotiate and...

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China foreign policy has taken historic leap in 70 years

Its historic leap from ‘standing up, getting rich to becoming strong’ explains its diplomacy through the years.     At...

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China’s footprints in India’s neighbourhood all too visible

China’s port development in India’s neighbourhood forces the perception of threats to national security.     In 1947, noted Irish...

Mahabalipuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping exchange gifts on the 2nd day of an Informal Summit, in Tamil Nadu's Mahabalipuram on Oct 12, 2019. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

India and China rediscover civilisational dialogue

Both sides emphasised on establishing strategic communication, build consensus on certain issues and give overall direction to bilateral relations.  ...

Model depicting J-20 stealth fighter of People's Liberation Army (PLA) is seen at an exhibition on China's achievements marking the 70th anniversary of its founding at the Beijing Exhibition Center, in Beijing

China, 70, has taken a historic leap

In this growth story, institutional changes were behind the unleashing of the productive forces.     Last year, while celebrating...

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China knows it cannot meddle in Kashmir post 370 decision

It will try, but if China tries to meddle in Kashmir, it must be watchful of India’s position on Tibet...

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China mulling military option in Hong Kong

As protesters defaced and vandalised China’s national emblem at the Chinese government liaison office in Hong Kong on 21 July,...

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...