Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: CCP

1 in 5 Chinese youth unemployed. And the smart ones are going for CCP bureaucracy jobs

India-China relations are strained, but Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar’s recent remarks about the ‘Asian century’ were appreciated by the Chinese.

India prepares for late-night military talks with China, and Beijing glams up Galwan survivor

While Xi Jinping is feeling confident about the CCP's work in Xinjiang, Beijing's geopolitical game in the Pacific is slowly unfolding.

Is Li coming out of Xi’s shadow? His assertiveness is visible

Li has pledged support for the platform economy and digital sector. Significant, given Xi’s crackdown on the sector for ‘disorderly expansion of capital’.

Communist Youth League—that’s where Xi sees a political challenge coming from. He’s taming it

Despite Xi’s attempts to eliminate the league faction's influence, the CYL remains a dynamic organisation which will continue to influence Chinese politics.

Covid rising in China, but Xi busy colluding with Russia against US—and looking at Taiwan

Premier Li Keqiang stepped down, Shanghai and Jilin are going under lockdown due to the Covid surge, but Xi has other issues on his mind.

British MP & Padma Shri recipient Barry Gardiner received funds from ‘Chinese spy’, MI5 claims

Gardiner, who represents Brent North and enjoys the support of a huge Indian diaspora, allegedly received over £5 lakh over six years from ‘Chinese spy’ Christine Lee and her law firm.

2022 Winter Olympics less than a month away, China’s zero-Covid policy is being tested

A journalist's diary documenting her lockdown experiences in Xi'an city was swiftly censored by China after people began comparing it to a diary on Wuhan lockdown.

A new white paper insists China is a democracy. It wants you to forget Tiananmen

Rather than explaining clearly why China should qualify as a democracy, the strategy Beijing adopts is to point at failures of the US democracy.

New Tibetan bilingual website claims to ‘decode CCP, explain Chinese govt’s hidden agenda’

Launched by India-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, 'Decode CCP' claims to decipher meaning & connotations of official jargon & slogans used by CCP.

Xi Jinping’s CCP is daring to go where even Taliban wouldn’t — separate kids from smartphones

CCP has issued a decree allowing kids no more than 3 hours of online gaming per week. The time freed will be used to revise Xi Jinping Thought, now part of school curriculum.

On Camera


51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.