Friday, 21 January, 2022
Topic1962 war

Topic: 1962 war

If India loses grip on Kailash Range, PLA will make sure we never get it back

In 1962, the actual objective of the Chinese was Kailash Range and that is where they halted.

China has taken LAC clock back to 1959. India not in a position to take back Aksai Chin

PM Narendra Modi has both popularity and political skill. Will he bite the bullet and convince Indians about unpalatable strategic decisions?

Why has India’s China policy been such a failure? Question New Delhi’s assumptions first

Given the enormous power differential, China is expanding its influence. But India’s behaviour is difficult to explain.

Swatantra Party had a lot to say on China after 1962. If only Nehru had heard them

The reaction of Swatantra Party leaders C. Rajagopalachari, Minoo Masani, K.M. Munshi and N.G. Ranga during the 1962 War should be emulated today.

1962 war was unavoidable. Goa liberation lulled India into false pride about military prowess

Operation Vijay to liberate Goa was all over in two days. However, great publicity was given to this ‘feat of arms’ with high-pitch political rhetoric and public adulation.

Forgotten history —When India put 3000 innocent Chinese-Indians in a camp due to 1962 war

In ‘The Deoli Wallahs’, Joy Ma and Dilip D’Souza write about the internment of Chinese-Indians, who had been living here for generations, in a camp in Rajasthan in 1962.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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The Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India needs an atmanirbhar electric vehicle supply chain before invites to Tesla

From Li-ion batteries to electric motors, import dependency has been the only option for domestic electric vehicle manufacturers.
An employee walks past shipping containers at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Navi Mumbai | Representational Image | Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Why India’s exports bucked trend, showed higher growth than imports in 3 quarters of 2021-22

Merchandise exports touched $301.38 billion in April-December 2021, a 26.49% increase over same period in 2019. Imports touched $443.82 billion for the same period, a 21.87% increase.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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