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Beware! China using SCO for ‘trilateral’ games

After having joined the SCO, India can only curse its fate — as SCO is China’s fiefdom.

23 Jun 2018 5:52 AM

Gilgit-Baltistan: Is India losing the plot?

Pakistan continues with its old tricks for Kashmir is in its jugular veins.

15 Jun 2018 4:54 AM

Why the nation’s capital can never be a ‘state’

Delhi’s transformation from capital city to state is sure to be a prelude to the breakup of India.

06 Jun 2018 1:44 AM

Church and State: There’s a long history

Archbishop of Delhi could be defended or rejected, depending on which angle you are looking at.

29 May 2018 6:51 AM

In search of a Himalayan solution

Let the two nations agree to start with the natural boundary and then go on to the artificial border.

22 May 2018 6:53 AM


See what’s behind the Sino-Indian ‘reset’

China has regularly and repeatedly announced that its territorial claim is its sovereignty, hence it’s non-negotiable.

08 May 2018 12:50 AM

Of US, Russia & India’s arms bazar

India needs to be able to take its own sovereign decisions on what it considers best for its national security.

03 May 2018 12:51 AM

Emperor Xi’s global OBOR dream

These are vast resource-rich territories with rickety infrastructure, poor transport, communications and connectivity.

20 Apr 2018 12:50 AM

Trade war with China: What led Trump to act

China has virtually penetrated Western aviation technology so deep that it’s doubtful if the US will be able to take any counter-action.

10 Apr 2018 6:20 AM

India-China trade: Deficit rising,close the gap before it’s too late

The most alarming fact is that the value of Indian exports either stagnated or declined.

29 Mar 2018 1:40 AM


The perils of fighter price fixing

Huge delays and the resulting rising costs have marred the modernisation programme and timely replenishment of inventory of frontline fighters.

21 Mar 2018 2:06 AM

Appeasing Beijing over Tibet: Delhi sends neighbours the wrong signal

High-profile dignitaries from Jordan and Vietnam were in India recently for bilateral talks.

13 Mar 2018 6:37 AM

Tortuous talks in turbulent times

The word “mutual” could easily have been inserted somewhere, but it wasn’t. It was a unilateral; condescending; domineering and dominating step.

07 Mar 2018 3:16 AM

The price of aircraft & the price of power

The non-manufacturing users and importers are always at the receiving end, except during the times when there is glut in the market.

23 Feb 2018 2:09 AM

Maldives: India’s new front with China

The situation in the Maldives today is a clear warning on the future scenario in India’s northeastern frontier.

14 Feb 2018 1:09 AM


Han-style diplomacy: What China says, and what it may really mean

From security to expansion, France sought a “guarantee” from both current contracting and past confronting parties.

08 Feb 2018 2:16 AM

The great Chinese (fire)wall: What India needs to do now

Yes, prima facie, China does reserve the sovereign right to determine what it considers to be in its national interest.

01 Feb 2018 6:18 AM

Behind China’s push: Land, water, fuel issues

Doklam and the Sino-Indian frontier are irritants and eyesores to Chinese leaders.

23 Jan 2018 1:45 AM

Wars in India: Looking back at history

The Mahabharat was a civil war and no Indian really celebrates it. The Ramayan, on other hand, was a war.

15 Jan 2018 12:32 AM

China threat: Trap, penetrate, destroy

Things are vastly different today, thanks to the ongoing multilateral trade negotiations and bilateral proposals.

11 Jan 2018 1:46 AM