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Chinese President Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping’s second term in China: What it could mean for India and the world

The 19th Party Congress has brought in some sweeping changes, but important questions remain over the economic and foreign policies of China.
Book cover of Shyam Saran's book How India Sees the World

Shyam Saran’s book is an insight into the compulsions and motivations in our foreign policy

The book “How India Sees The World” traces the roots of Indian quest for multipolarity in and strategic autonomy to Kautilya and Kamandaki.
Shyam Saran talks about India’s complicated relationship with the US

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 to react. China is the biggest diplomatic challenge India faces today, and the recent crisis at Doklam is an example of it, according to former foreign secretary Shyam Saran. “This challenge is likely to only grow,” said Saran in conversation with ThePrint journalists Monday. Saran said in his new book, How India Sees the World, he has explained how, in emerging as a greater power in the world today, China is harking back to its rich history – in which it was a dominant and uncontested power in Asia. However, in the present global context, China’s growth as a regional power clashes with India coming to the fore. “As China’s footprint is expanding westwards and India’s footprint is expanding, particularly eastwards, it is bumping up against what China sees...

On Camera

A member of the cabin crew wearing a protective face mask checks cabin seating ahead of the flight on-board a passenger aircraft operated by Wizz Air Holdings Plc at Liszt Ferenc airport in Budapest, Hungary. | Photographer: Akos Stiller | Bloomberg

Dear airlines, leave the middle seats open for now

Much about how the coronavirus moves through aircraft cabins is under study, but it’s important to be as careful as possible based on what information exists.

Harsh Vardhan questions Delhi govt: Is Arvind Kejriwal failing in handling Covid-19 crisis?

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday raised concerns about rising Covid cases and low testing levels in Delhi.

Defence

File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

India, China army commanders to meet tomorrow. These are the issues 14 Corps chief will raise

14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to meet China’s Southern Xinjiang Military District chief at Chushul-Moldo border personnel meeting point Saturday.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Modi doesn’t feature in a list of India’s reformist prime ministers

Despite big ideas, Modi comes off poorly as a reformer, because his bureaucrats lack the motivation to push reforms and are beginning to enjoy unbridled power.