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The 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China in Beijing

Faction feud intensifies in China

Sun Lijun has been accused of forming gangs inside the Party, abandoning his post from the frontline of the fight...

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Evergrande: Laissez-faire growth ends in China

Xu Jiayin, the owner of Evergrande is alleged to be close to the Shanghai clique. The Shanghai clique allegedly controls...

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China cleans the ‘chaos’, cracks down on entertainment industry

The clean-up of the entertainment industry, in the words of Li Guangman ‘will wash all the dirt, capital markets will...

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Xi Jinping speaks of ‘common prosperity’

The excerpts of Xi Jinping’s remarks demonstrate that the CPC desires to achieve the goals of ‘common prosperity’ by building...

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How China sees the Taliban

One Chinese scholar says that the US withdrawal has ‘provided the Afghan people with an important opportunity to become the...

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China’s AI dream faces several challenges

China anticipated the role of new technologies and devised strategies accordingly. The Chinese idiom, “the backward catches up with the...

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China’s faction feud extends to Wall Street

Outlawing DiDi reveals a power struggle within China, unholy alliances between the investors, officials and political elites, China’s financial war...

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Chinese millennials take to lying flat

They have refused to dance to the tunes of their leaders. In recent times, Chinese millennials’ “lying flat” philosophy has...

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China’s return to Maoism

With the ascendance of Xi Jinping and his consolidation of power, China, perhaps, owing to the necessity of power struggle...

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It will not be easy probing Covid origin

A cornered China has mellowed down its ‘wolf-warrior’ approach. Covid-19 first appeared in Wuhan, China, and has subsequently spread to...

China gloats over India’s Covid-19 crisis

An official Chinese news website published a picture juxtaposing China’s space mission and India’s funeral pyres of Covid-19 victims, with...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes part in the First Quad Leaders’ Virtual Summit

Quad 2.0 will not ‘dissipate like sea foam’

Democratic values have become the ideological foundation of the Quad. This is the thing perhaps feared by China the most....

Closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing

The Two Sessions further consolidate Xi Jinping’s power

It’s not only the Shangai clique that is at loggerheads with Xi Jinping, but some of the princelings too have...

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China debates India-China disengagement

On the Chinese side, the narratives are varied, some declaring victory, some expressing disappointment the way the PLA left the...

India, China military-level talks end on positive trajectory.

India needs to find a new equilibrium with China

Finding equilibrium will depend on how quickly the narrative of India’s rise regains traction and how strong India’s growth trajectory...

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Hanuman and Sun Wukong: How Indian and Chinese literary images integrate

The story of the Journey to the West is based on Xuan Zang’s epic pilgrimage to India in search of...

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A look at China’s war on poverty

Particularly noteworthy is the ‘Targeted Poverty Alleviation’ programme, which has been instrumental in changing the social landscape of rural China....

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Xu Fancheng: A Chinese yogi in India

True to the tradition of Indian yogis, Xu roamed around India searching for knowledge and fulfilment.   Imagine you being...

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Sanskrit had an influence on Chinese language

Liang Qichao (1873-1929) was perhaps the first Chinese scholar to pay attention to the influence of Buddhist literature on Chinese...

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India as de-facto defence ally of US a strategic gamble: Chinese scholars

China has been keeping a close eye on the 2+2 dialogue, for, according to Chinese scholars, there has been a...

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Unreality bites: The Chinese spin on the LAC standoff

The talk in China is, since the Indian government has failed to contain Covid-19 and since the economy is facing...

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Know yourself, know your enemy

If we compare China’s research and translation of Indian classics, medieval, modern and contemporary works, India’s performance is abysmal.  ...

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How Lord Ram reached China

The dissemination of the epic occurred at the same time as the eastward spread of Hinduism and Buddhism.   As...

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India’s options when global supply chains stand disrupted

Hard decoupling from China by any nation is impossible. Therefore, India must identify sectors where investment could be attracted with...