Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicDoklam

Topic: Doklam

Talk Point: Was the Doklam standoff resolved in reality or will tensions flare-up again?

Exclusive satellite images accessed by ThePrint show that the Chinese has deployed 2,000 troops near Doklam. We bring perspectives if the Doklam issue has resolved or can flare up again.

Exclusive: Chinese troops are amassed near Doklam plateau, satellite images show

First satellite images accessed by ThePrint show major PLA deployment of at least 2,000 troops is within two hours striking distance of Doklam.

Swadeshi Jagran Manch film at Ramlilas to show India becoming a Chinese ‘colony’

RSS-affiliate SJM ties up with 50 Ramlila committees in Delhi to show the film, which criticises the Narendra Modi government’s economic policies.

Doklam proves China is biggest diplomatic challenge for India: Shyam Saran

Ex-foreign secretary Shyam Saran says just like in Doklam, the Chinese use small but incremental moves to exert power, and the dilemma is when...

It would be foolish for India to rule out the possibility of a two-front war after Doklam

The PLA would be smarting at how they were forced to backtrack from their strident public posture during Doklam and may now step up their provocative actions along the LAC.

India-China DGMO hotline talks hit a wall as China seeks 48-hour notice

The creation of a hotline was agreed to during the Prime Minister's first visit to China in 2015.

Global Pulse: Bhutan’s balancing act, German party wants to defeat nativism with humour

While Doklam is diffused, it may well propel Bhutan out of its overreliance on India.

Doklam standoff ends: India did a lot right, but needs to prepare

The Doklam standoff might have ended peacefully but India needs to introspect and prepare for the next such event.

Hamburg to Xiamen: The Doklam breakthrough was achieved Bric by Bric

ThePrint reveals how a breakthrough in talks between India and China were achieved after 10 weeks of negotiations

Decoding Doklam: Back to status quo, no mention of road construction

Both China and India refrain from mentioning ‘road construction’; patrols to continue

On Camera

YourTurn

A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.