Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicChinese Communist Party

Topic: Chinese Communist Party

China trying to build soft power, but its voice outside is brittle and wooden

In ‘The Ultimate Goal’, former R&AW Chief Vikram Sood writes on how Chinese leaders presume the main method of exercising soft power is through state institutions.

China’s comrade billionaires: Even Jack Ma must pledge loyalty to CPC to do business

People in the West still argue that the Communist Party’s role in China’s private companies is merely a formality. But in the Xi Jinping era, nothing could be further from the truth.

China jails tycoon Ren Zhiqiang, linked to article criticising Xi, for 18 yrs for graft

China property tycoon Ren Zhiqiang was convicted of illegally appropriating more than 49.7 mn yuan ($7.7 mn), accepting bribes and embezzling public funds worth 61.2 mn yuan.

Is China spying on India? What the latest expose on big data mining has revealed & 5G warfare

In episode 567 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta talks about big data and how data mining is giving rise to fifth generation warfare.

China’s aggression towards India gives insight into how Communist Party thinks, says US NSA

US NSA Robert O'Brien further said China's claim to almost all of the South China Sea as its sovereign territory is something to be very concerned about.

China replaces top Hong Kong official in first big reshuffle since pro-democracy protests

Chinese President Xi Jinping, in his New Year's address, had expressed concern that the situation in Hong Kong posed a major challenge to the Communist party.

China’s military–civil fusion policy has far-reaching implications for universities

More and more Chinese universities are becoming integrated with China’s military apparatus, security agencies and nuclear weapons programme.

How Xi Jinping, whose father was expelled from Communist Party, became China’s ‘Dada’ Xi

When Xi took over as general secretary of Communist Party in 2012, western media portrayed him as a ‘compromise candidate’ with little qualification to run China.

A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.

Alibaba’s Jack Ma confirmed as member of China’s Communist Party

Jack Ma, China's richest man, was listed among 100 people being recognized by the Communist Party of China for their contributions to the country.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

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.