Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicBorder dispute

Topic: Border dispute

How Modi govt plans to reopen schools once lockdown is lifted 

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Chinese troops blacktopping track in disputed ‘finger’ area in Ladakh amid border tensions

The fresh Chinese construction activity is happening around Finger 4 in Pangong lake area. China also blocked the route of Indian patrol teams in the disputed region.

Does Trump help or harm India’s interests when he offers to mediate with China, Pakistan?

US President Donald Trump Wednesday offered to mediate between India and China over the "raging border dispute".

Nepal wants India to settle Lipulekh border issue before talks on new Kailash Mansarovar road

India Friday had inaugurated a new link road to Lipulekh Pass, located on the India-China border, that cuts the travel time by three days for pilgrims headed to Kailash Mansarovar.

Army chief Naravane must hold back on China border issue till Tibet is settled

Even though there is no immediate threat on India's northern front, new Army chief Naravane's statement can't be dismissed as simply 'taking over office' speech.

It’s time India stopped seeing China’s border moves as ‘salami slicing’

Since Modi-Xi Wuhan summit, management at LAC has improved. Mamallapuram will ensure China’s ways of embarrassing India at border end completely.

Chinese foreign minister likely to reschedule next week’s India visit for border talks

Wang Yi's visit was also aimed at finalising the ground work for President Xi Jinping's informal summit with PM Modi in India.

Vajpayee’s guidelines still remain India’s best hope of solving border dispute with China

The framework put in place by Vajpayee holds out the best possibility of an eventual agreement about borders.

India-China border dispute more likely to bring environmental disaster than a nuclear one

Over the past 20 years, China and India have increased the degradation by building large-scale mines and hydroelectric dams in the sensitive Himalayan region.

Visuals show India, China clash at Ladakh was serious, troops injured

The video, published first by ThePrint, shows troops first engaging in a close quarter fist-fight and then hurling stones at each other. Manu Pubby

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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