Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicDoklam stand-off

Topic: Doklam stand-off

Linking LAC peace with good relations shows India still doesn’t get China

India’s threat to China is simple: show aggression at LAC and pay a cost in worsening ties. But the value of the threat, and hence its credibility, is questionable.

India ‘talking’ to Bhutan as Beijing opens new front with Thimphu along Arunachal border

India believes that the main reason Beijing has opened a new front with Thimphu over the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in eastern Bhutan is to ‘provoke’ New Delhi.

1954 Panchsheel pact to Galwan Valley ‘violence’ — India-China relations in last 7 decades

Monday night's fatalities due to India-China border tension was the first in four decades, but the two countries have had diplomatic stand-offs for over 70 years.

China has definitely crossed India’s Lakshman rekha but it won’t lead to 1962 again

Modi govt has brushed China's construction in Doklam under the carpet. Indians have managed to sustain the fiction of ‘victory’ at Doklam.

How India and China resolved three major stand-offs in the Modi era

From Chumar in 2014 to Doklam in 2017, Indian and Chinese troops have faced off numerous times over border disputes since Modi came to power.

In Ladakh, like in Doklam, China must learn to deal with the assertive Indian soldier on LAC

By building roads right up to the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, India is changing the rules of the game that China has been unilaterally playing all these years.

Why India won’t take sides on US-China spat over Covid, despite skirmishes in Sikkim-Ladakh

China believes it can write history on its own terms and even avenge it, except the novel coronavirus is reshaping the world in brand new ways.

India should use damaged Brand China, not bash it over Covid like US and Germany

From border to trade to Indian Ocean, there are many other areas of concern India could focus on instead of attacking China over the coronavirus pandemic.

Jaishankar says US wants Pakistan to end terrorism, but Trump has his own plans

What Trump says and what he does are two different things. There are strong reasons to believe that US’ Indo-Pacific strategy stops at the India-Pakistan border.

Operation Juniper — inside story of how Indian Army pushed China back from Doklam

Chinese PLA was taken by surprise when over 300 Indian soldiers walked down and formed a human wall to stop their road construction activities.

On Camera

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
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

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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