Sunday, 7 August, 2022
TopicPresident Xi Jinping

Topic: President Xi Jinping

Communist Youth League—that’s where Xi sees a political challenge coming from. He’s taming it

Despite Xi’s attempts to eliminate the league faction's influence, the CYL remains a dynamic organisation which will continue to influence Chinese politics.

Divided Congress, non-functional administration—What’s in store for US politics in 2022

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

If India contests China’s Asian dominance, there will be no let-up in tensions: Shyam Saran

Former foreign secretary Shyam Saran says that as long as the power gap between India & China expands, it will be difficult to change the ‘strategic calculus’ driving Beijing’s policies today.

Xi is strangling China’s booming online tuition business. National security is one reason

Curbs on online-tutoring firms include greater scrutiny and disallowing foreign investment. The goal is to produce students who are “red and experts”.

In message to India, Xi vows to expand border construction, urges Tibetans to defend country

China will strengthen infrastructure construction along border & encourages people to defend the territory & build the homeland, Xi said during his visit to Tibet.

13 killed, over 1 lakh evacuated in massive central China floods, President Xi deploys army

China's Henan province is hit by the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years requiring PLA to rescue those trapped amid fear of a dam's collapse posing flood risk to the provincial capital.

Modi must consolidate Dalai Lama legacy as Xi’s grip on Tibet gets tighter

If New Delhi and Dharamshala are not able to overcome this overwhelming sense of disarray, it could cost them both.

China’s top two leaders have doctoral degrees. In CCP, education also decides political power

Mao’s Cultural Revolution disrupted education of the Chinese youth but Deng’s reforms led to hiring of educated ministers, a trend that has evolved in Xi’s era.

Xi Jinping declares complete victory in eradicating poverty in China ahead of UN deadline

Stating that China has lifted over 770 million people out of poverty in the last 4 decades, Xi Jinping called it a 'miracle' that will go down in history.

This is how Xi Jinping gang sidelined CCP deep factions

Xi Jinping ended the Chinese Communist Party’s internal democracy that Deng Xiaoping had established.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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