Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicIndia-china tensions

Topic: india-china tensions

Restricting citizens’ entry-exit to targeting academia, China grows more authoritarian

China stopped issuing new passports for non-essential travel in 2021. Citizens have to come up with fake job offers to get a new passport.

Need to renegotiate confidence building measures, says ex Northern Command chief on China standoff

In panel discussion on ‘2 years of crisis in Eastern Ladakh’, Lt Gen (retired) Deependra Singh Hooda also said India & China need to ‘get serious’ about identifying LAC & where it lies today.

India’s nuclear doctrine not useless. Stay with no-first-use – nukes are not silver bullets

While Russia continues to threaten NATO with its nuclear prowess, India must refrain from doing the same—Chinese aggressors might not know the meaning of restraint.

Pull back, de-escalate in Ladakh, NSA Doval tells Wang Yi. But Chinese FM plays hardball

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi has proposed 3-point approach for the two countries — long-term vision, win-win mentality for each other & mutual cooperative posture — during India meeting.

SubscriberWrites: Agni V could be India’s response to China’s nuclear warfare

It is imperative for the GOI to manufacture and deploy Agni V in thousands to combat China’s nuclear warfare stock, writes Jay Desai.

Indian, Chinese troops face-off briefly during patrolling in Arunachal’s Tawang

The face-off happened after a Chinese patrol tried to enter Indian territory. The PLA troops were forced back. The incident comes ahead of high-level military talks.

India again presses China for early resolution of remaining issues on LAC standoff

During a meeting last week in Dushanbe, Jaishankar had told his Chinese counterpart that any unilateral change in the status quo along LAC was 'unacceptable' to India.

Chinese military says India should cherish ‘positive trend’ of disengagement in Ladakh

After the 11th round of military talks, Indian Army said that both sides held deliberation on disengagement of troops at remaining friction points & agreed to avoid new incidents.

3 recent phases that marked mistrust in India-China ties — ex-foreign secy Gokhale explains

In a Carnegie India paper, Vijay Gokhale says the most fundamental misperception between India & China is they're unable to comprehend the other’s international ambitions.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

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.