Thursday, 30 June, 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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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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