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File image of NCP chief Sharad Pawar (right) and Maharashtra minority affairs minister Nawab Malik | Photo: ANI

Pawar breaks ranks with Congress, says China grabbed 45,000 sq kms of Indian land post-1962

The NCP chief's comments came in response to a query about Rahul Gandhi's charge that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had surrendered Indian territory to the Chinese aggression.
George Fernandes with Arun Nehru (C)

India’s Socialist leaders warned China was bigger enemy, but both BJP and Congress ignored

Ram Manohar Lohia, George Fernandes and Mulayam Singh Yadav always saw China as a bigger threat than Pakistan, and wanted India to recalibrate its foreign policy accordingly.
File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Modi govt and military leaders have soldiers’ blood on hands. PM’s dilemma now same as Nehru

Misreading the LAC situation and poorly advised by his compliant military hierarchy, Modi played a dangerous game of brinkmanship. The result is the horrendous murder of 20 soldiers.
Chinese President Xi Jinping

5 ways the world can stare China down

China is lashing out in Ladakh and South China Sea after Covid blame. It's an established Chinese behaviour to create a new crisis to push the previous one out of sight.
Army chief Gen M.M. Naravane at the Army Day Parade | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Indian Army under Gen Naravane is correcting history – shifting focus from Pakistan to China

Then-Defence Minister V.K. Krishna Menon became focussed on Pakistani threat and India lost track of China. The new Army chief could be changing that.
A truck taking troops and portrait of Shaitan Singh

Remembering Rezang La, a poignant moment of military courage on the western front

In the darkness of defeat in the east, just over a hundred soldiers of 13 Kumaon fought the Chinese to the last man in 1962.
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56 years later, China can still choke Indian troops the way it did in 1962 

Ex-Army chief Gen. Deepak Kapoor raises concerns of “single-access” roads near the border, which if blocked could end up isolating Indian troops.

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File photo | Natasha Narwal with her father Mahavir Narwal | By special arrangement

Tale of 2 Indian fathers — one who stands by his daughter in jail, another who disowned his

Natasha Narwal was arrested for ‘conspiring’ Delhi violence and Amulya Leona for saying ‘Hindustan Zindabad, Pakistan Zindabad’. But how their dads reacted tells a lot about India today.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India can’t replace China at manufacturing, not without paying more: Economics commentator Martin Wolf

In conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times, Martin Wolf discussed India's fiscal deficit, banking sector and its potential in the global market.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.