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70 yrs on, India’s Tibet dilemma remains. But 4 ways Modi can achieve what Nehru couldn’t

Xi Jinping's China wants to annex the 'five fingers' — Ladakh, Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal and Arunachal Pradesh — of its 'right palm', which Mao Zedong had referred to Tibet as.
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Health Silk Road — How China plans to make BRI essential in Covid-hit South Asia

China's strategic competitors, including India, are trying to contest its public health outreach. But as of now, countries in South Asia do not have an alternative to China.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Talks with China positive & will continue: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Addressing the BJP's Maharashtra Jan-Samvad Rally via video link, the minister also said the government will ensure that India's pride is not affected.
Pangong lake | Commons

Ladakh standoff could ‘continue for a little longer’, says China’s Global Times

In a piece that appeared Monday, Chinese paper, however, says that the military commanders’ meeting Saturday may have prevented a Doklam-like situation.
Narendra Modi shakes hands with Xi Jinping, China's president | Photo: Graham Crouch | Bloomberg

Top India, China officers talk border row, agree to manage ‘differences through discussion’

Senior Indian and Chinese foreign ministry officers held a video meeting Friday, a day before top military representatives of the two nations are scheduled to meet in Ladakh.
File photo of PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping | Graham Crouch/Bloomberg

Ladakh shows Modi is risking relations with China by getting too close to Trump

India-China border tensions must be seen in the backdrop of Beijing’s deteriorating international relations during the coronavirus outbreak, experts say.
Indian and Chinese soldiers during a military exercise in Meghalaya last year | Representational image | ANI

‘Unprecedented’ — India, China deploy Lt Gen-rank army officers to solve border row

India’s 14 Corps Commander will meet the chief of China’s Southern Xinjiang Military District on 6 June after other rounds of talks failed to resolve the month-long border row.
File image of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: ANI

Modi, Jaishankar know Beijing better than most, & that could help defuse tension with China

While PM Modi has made more visits to China than any other Indian politician, External Affairs Minister Jaishankar was India’s ambassador to Beijing.
File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

India to seek ‘amicable solution’ with China amid military build-up on LAC

A review of the security situation has been held at various levels, and sources say there has been no further escalation since mid-May, which is a good sign.
China was unhappy about a road built near the LAC in Ladakh by India's Border Roads Organisation (representational image) | Photo: Commons

India and China hold military talks amid rising tensions at LAC in eastern Ladakh

Both India and China continue to patrol the LAC and try to restrict the other. However, no physical clash has taken place since the evening of 5 May.

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File photo | Natasha Narwal with her father Mahavir Narwal | By special arrangement

Tale of 2 Indian fathers — one who stands by his daughter in jail, another who disowned his

Natasha Narwal was arrested for ‘conspiring’ Delhi violence and Amulya Leona for saying ‘Hindustan Zindabad, Pakistan Zindabad’. But how their dads reacted tells a lot about India today.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India can’t replace China at manufacturing, not without paying more: Economics commentator Martin Wolf

In conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times, Martin Wolf discussed India's fiscal deficit, banking sector and its potential in the global market.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.