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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...

Doklam ushers in uneasy phase in India-China ties

With the disengagement of military personnel at Doklam on 28 August 2017, tensions have temporarily receded, including in the region....

Xi Jinping all set to promote loyalists at 19th Party Congress

Since his appointment by the 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in November 2012 as General Secretary of...

China supports Pak, defeats own counter terror effort

China supports Pak, defeats own counter terror effort

People who live in glass houses should not throw stones, is an old saying that wise people keep in mind....

China’s Communist Party is worried about rise of Buddhism

China’s Communist Party is worried about rise of Buddhism

Indications over the past few months hint at a degree of nervousness in some quarters within the Chinese Communist Party’s...

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PM Modi’s visit gives substance to India-Japan relations

India and Japan share a unique relationship that dates back over 1,400 years and where Buddhism has been a deep,...

India’s new strategic policy towards Pakistan is bold

India’s new strategic policy towards Pakistan is bold

The strike in the early hours of 30 September, by India’s special forces para-commandos on five-sevem launch pads between 0.5...

India will have to tackle Pakistan on its own

India will have to tackle Pakistan on its own

The attack on the Army camp at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir on 18 September, by terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammed...

Tibet gets new Chinese party secretary

On 28 August 2016, soon after the annual conclave of senior Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leaders at the Beidaihe seaside...