Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicWang Yi

Topic: Wang Yi

Jaishankar, Wang Yi to meet again in Tashkent on July 27-28, LAC talks on cards

It is likely to pave the way for a possible face-to-face meeting between PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time since the 2020 LAC standoff

China projects positive outcome of Jaishankar-Wang Yi meet, India firm on LAC disengagement

China has said New Delhi & Beijing have ‘managed & controlled’ differences since Wang's March visit to India, but is upset with PM Modi extending birthday greetings to the Dalai Lama.

EAM Jaishankar & Chinese FM Wang meet in Bali

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday held talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Bali with a focus on "specific...

China lauds Jaishankar for calling out western ‘meddling’, says it’s sign of India’s independence

Chinese Foreign Ministry made the statement as India’s new envoy to Beijing Pradeep Kumar Rawat made a courtesy call to China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

China eyeing ‘security pact’ with Pacific Island nations, floats 5-year action plan, says report

Reuters report details China 'plans' for cooperation with Pacific Island nations in policing, security, and trade, among other areas, ahead of Wang Yi's tour of 8 island nations.

Indian students can return to China, but Beijing to issue permission on ‘need-assessed basis’

Decision comes a month after External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar raised the issue with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. Thousands of Indian students are enrolled in Chinese universities.

Wang Yi’s India visit was China trying to return to diplomatic status quo, says MIT prof Fravel

M. Taylor Fravel, China expert at MIT, says Beijing is now trying to establish 'common ground' with India as New Delhi has not called out Moscow over its Ukraine invasion.

What ambassador Pradeep Rawat can take away from India’s first China envoy KPS Menon’s stint

The early days of breaking the ice between a newly independent India and a civil war-plagued China weren’t a cakewalk at all.

PLA soldiers ‘mastering’ Hindi and Chinese court jails man for disrespecting Galwan ‘martyr’

During foreign minister Wang Yi’s recent visit to Delhi, there was speculation that China might be willing to step back on its position in Eastern Ladakh. That seems unlikely now.

China wants Modi at BRICS summit. Jaishankar’s tour of S. Asia shows India won’t back off

There has been a fascinating reversal of several recent Indian foreign policy debacles in South Asia. And India also holds an ace on China.

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

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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