Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: Doklam

Ajit Doval & Chinese foreign minister bond at Taoism mountain known for Yin & Yang harmony

Ajit Doval and Wang Yi will make a symbolic visit to Mount Qingcheng near Chengdu after holding border talks in search for a harmonic solution.

China gives big push to road & rail infrastructure in areas bordering India

China’s PLA has been strengthening its logistics in Tibet after Doklam and the feverish pace of projects indicates military implications for In

Over a year after Doklam, India and China to resume Army exercise this December

The army exercise between India and China was called off last year amid hostilities over the showdown at Doklam.

China has quietly altered its boundary with Bhutan after Doklam stand-off with India

Through last winter, Chinese activity on the Doklam Plateau has ensured that India’s boundary with Bhutan is now the de facto boundary with China

Parliamentary committee report on Doklam can’t see China’s game is just beginning

Inconsistencies in Parliamentary Standing Committee report have worrying implications for the state of India’s China policy.

Pro-India party in Bhutan gets knocked out of polls as Doklam jitters abound

The elimination of outgoing PM Tshering Tobgay’s party is a signal that Bhutan doesn’t want to be seen as either pro-India or pro-China.

Leetul Gogoi is guilty of meeting a woman, says Army

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China welcomes positive remarks from Modi & Imran on improving bilateral ties

India, though, has been maintaining that it is willing to hold bilateral talks with Pakistan without the intervention of any other nation, including China.

Tired of fake achhe din, people want sachhe din: Congress on PM Modi’s speech

Congress censures Modi's Independence Day speech to be 'hollow', and challenges him to have an open debate with Rahul Gandhi.

56 years later, China can still choke Indian troops the way it did in 1962 

Ex-Army chief Gen. Deepak Kapoor raises concerns of “single-access” roads near the border, which if blocked could end up isolating Indian troops.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.