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Unrest among ethnic minorities worries China’s leadership

More than 300,000 students have gone on strike in Inner Mongolia and refused to attend classes. Their parents, along with...

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China changing LAC, but probably has larger agenda

The premeditated and abhorrent killing of unarmed Indian military personnel by Chinese soldiers on the night of 15 June, when...

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Recent India-China border incidents underplayed, but vigilance heightened

PLA troops were carrying batons with metal studs. This is odd. China has deployed numerous helicopters in this and other...

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India cannot trust troublesome neighbours

People have observed for decades that India is in a rough neighbourhood. Pakistan and China have been especially troublesome and...

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Xi Jinping is striving to achieve the ‘China Dream’ 

Beijing perceives the current global economic chaos caused by coronavirus as an opportunity to restore trade linkages, rebuild international influence....

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Covid-19 strikes China’s economy, raising popular dissatisfaction

The Chinese government’s delayed response to the epidemic and lack of transparency also provoked public criticism of Chinese President Xi...

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Xi unlikely to modulate policies despite pressure

He is unwilling to suspend quest to ‘recover sovereignty’ over the South China Sea.     China has been under...

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China unveils threats amidst rising tensions

Through open-door policy started under Deng Xiaoping, China became the world’s second largest economy.   The interview given recently by...

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China sets agenda for year ahead

Does Doklam still rankle?   China has just concluded plenary meetings of the Party’s top two bodies, which set the...

Communist Party Secretary of Tibet Autonomous Region Wu Yingjie attends a news conference during the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing

China steps up efforts to diminish the Dalai Lama’s influence

TAR Party secretary urged cadres to continue the fight against the ‘Dalai clique’ for stability.   NEW DELHI: Over the...

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Pulwama terrorist attack shows China’s unwavering support to Pak

Yan Xuetong, an influential Chinese strategic analyst close to Xi Jinping, said in 2016 that China had only one real...

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China plans to sell Pak an aircraft carrier and integrate it militarily

Beijing is increasingly integrating Pakistan into its military system to fulfil its global ambitions.   New Delhi: The noticeable changes...

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Chinese minister Kezhi’s visit to India had definite Tibet focus

Chinese leadership has been paying increased attention to Tibet. Zhao Kezhi’s briefing to Xi Jinping will be an important input...

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US spy games signal new low in ties with China

Three espionage cases involving Chinese citizens stealing sensitive technology related information have been publicised.   Espionage is a craft that...

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US sanctions impact China’s critical technology sector in the medium term

Chinese technology companies will find access to international technology supply chains disrupted.   The US decision this April banning China’s...

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Recent high-level visits to Tibet merit attention

High level cadres of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) do not often travel outside Beijing unless it is to “Red...

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The message Chinese Defence Minister’s visit to India conveys

India and China have planned to exchange a few important visits in the remaining months of this year. An Army...

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Exiled Tibetans are confused about future

Different Buddhist sects are quietly building bridges with Beijing.   For a while now there has been some confusion regarding...

China's first domestically developed aircraft carrier is seen at a port in Dalian after completing its first sea trials

China’s growing Navy buoys its PSYWAR efforts

The rapid expansion of China’s Navy and Air Force is reflected in its increased assertive stance on sovereignty issues, especially...

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Prudence must dictate future course of India-China ties

With more countries pushing back against China’s aggressive policies, including Chinese President Xi Jinping’s flagship Belt and Road Initiative (BRI),...

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China’s defence budget will boost Xi’s agenda

The 8.1% increase, or US$175 billion budget, is higher than in the previous two years.   As anticipated and to...

China rises in Nepal, eyes Lumbini

Consequent to the expansion of Chinese influence, the delicate balance in India’s relations are now under strain and at a...

Maldives turbulence impacts India’s strategic space

At a time of increasing competition for strategic space especially in the Indo-Pacific region, political uncertainty and social instability in...

Xi imprint on PLA delegates to the party’s 19th Congress

Chinese President and Military Commission Chairman Xi Jinping’s imprint is clearly visible on the list of the 253 delegates selected...