Monika Chansoria

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A hint of China’s diplomatic offensive on Kashmir

Beijing’s expansion of its reach across PoK will only complicate any potential resolution of Kashmir issue.   China’s Kashmir policy...

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Dark history of Dalai Lamas’ return to Tibet

This is the 60th year of the 14th Dalai Lama’s exile from Tibet, and of setting up the Tibetan government-in-exile...

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The Tibet that was in 1912

The Chinese Revolution directly impacted Chinese authority in Tibet.   Tibet’s tempestuous political history and upheavals of its past are...

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Tibet’s sealed road network nears 1 lakh km

China’s strategic highways have extended not just within and across Tibet, but also to the Nepal border.   T he...

Now that Xi Jinping is the Eternal President of China

Contrary to being “surprising” as many are terming it, the removal of term limits on the office of the Chinese...

China working on frontier border defence construction with fabricated fortification

In what should be deciphered as a vital indicative pointer for China’s neighbours, State Councillor and Defence Minister Chang Wanquan...

China’s illegal oil trade with N. Korea fuels Kim’s missile programme

As North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un continues to push Northeast Asia towards increasingly mounting strategic turmoil owing to its sequential...

Sino-Indian summer of 2017 strained ties

By upping the ante on Doklam yet again, China’s military has defended its sizeable troop presence around the area where...

Xi makes aggressive pitch near Arunachal border

By enshrining Xi Jinping in the Chinese Communist Party’s Constitution, political winds in Beijing have rendered him the nation’s most...

China’s stance on Kashmir will never be static

Global isolation for Pakistan is rising with each passing day on the twin issues of terrorism and Kashmir. Islamabad’s latest...

China globally isolated on Doklam

TOKYO: By providing support to India’s position during the Doklam standoff that lasted nearly 73 days, major regional players have...

China struggles with religion and identity

In a mandate released on 15 July in the Qiushi Journal belonging to the Party’s Central Committee, the State Administration...

In Africa, it’s China vs India and Japan

China’s policy of injecting investments and reaping disproportionate economic and strategic benefits out of it, is strikingly reminiscent of mercantilism,...

India should have let Australia participate in Malabar Exercise

By choosing, reportedly, to decline Australia’s request of participating as an official observer in the multilateral Malabar maritime exercise to...

‘Anti-terror drive’ is China’s ruse to target Uyghurs

China’s approach of political caution and alacrity to crush ethnic identities and cultural selves has struck again with the recent...

In China, a garrison called Xinjiang

In China, a garrison called Xinjiang

China’s political and military vigilance and readiness to crush ethnic identities within its northwestern region of Xinjiang is on the...

There’s a military fallout of China-Pak corridor

There’s a military fallout of China-Pak corridor

By virtue of being the two most significant players in Asia, India and China display a peculiar mix of competition...

America First may become America Alone

While delivering his inaugural address as President of the United States of America, Donald Trump made a reference to the...

Core leader Xi tightens grip on military, state

Chairman Mao Zedong’s famous dictum “…political power grows out of the barrel of a gun” continues holding ground in present...

Japan’s loans should focus on Northeast

Japan’s loans should focus on Northeast

India’s relationship with Japan has steadily clasped on to the changing dynamics and realities in Asia and assumed growing vitality...

China’s Kashmir policy taking definite shape

China’s Kashmir policy taking definite shape

The recent and latest standoff, in a series of many, between the Indian Army and Chinese border guards, over laying...

India’s Rafale deal flusters China

India’s Rafale deal flusters China

India’s decision to seal the deal and fast-track the acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft from France in flyaway condition...

China’s lecture on Kashmir best ignored

China’s lecture on Kashmir best ignored

In a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hangzhou, Chinese President Xi Jinping is assumed to have...

China not neutral on Kashmir, anymore

China not neutral on Kashmir, anymore

The first joint patrolling undertaken by Chinese and Pakistani troops along the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) border has been propped up considerably...