Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicBorder talks

Topic: border talks

Raising air power violation is China’s mind game. India’s challenge is to call the bluff

India's issue isn't only about providing resources to the armed forces, but that political leadership must move away from sloganeering to outcome-centric on reforms.

Villagers in Ladakh’s Chushul seek infra, 4G, grazing rights to counter salami slicing at LAC

Chushul councilor Konchok Stanzin has made several demands in a three-page letter to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

An Indian media report on ‘detention’ of PLA soldiers riled China up. Here’s what followed

China’s frustration over its inability to control the narrative in Arunachal Pradesh shows how Beijing tries to gain 'upper hand' in information warfare against India.

India, China maintained communication to avoid ‘misunderstandings & misjudgments’, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the two countries are in constant communication through diplomatic and military channels to achieve disengagement in all friction areas.

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?

It is misplaced to say that 19 rounds of talks with China have not made headway

The Special Representative talks are confidential in nature and therefore, the progress made in these talks is not in the public domain.

China seems to have no inclination to move on the boundary question

ThePrint asks: Is it possible to break the India-China border talks deadlock? India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and China’s State Councillor, Yang Jiechi, special representatives...

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.