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India China relations


Shyam Saran at Idea Exchange: ‘China made a wrong bet… whichever way you look at it, Russia has lost this war’

May 30, 2022 11:01 pm

A former foreign secretary and then Prime Minister’s special envoy on nuclear deal and climate change, Shyam Saran understands China — its history, language, culture and politics better than most in Indian strategic circles.

A missed chance for India-China relations

March 30, 2022 9:55 am

Sujan R Chinoy writes: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's Delhi trip could have provided a healing touch, a chance to rebuild trust. It did little to thaw the freeze in bilateral ties.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi reaches Delhi, set to meet Jaishankar, Doval today

March 25, 2022 10:16 am

Wang Yi's visit comes at a time when Beijing, after two years of the military standoff in Ladakh, has reached out to New Delhi to revive bilateral dialogue and set the stage for the BRICS summit in China later this year.

China proposes visits, events to revive India talks

March 17, 2022 4:55 pm

Beijing has proposed a series of events to kickstart the dialogue, starting with possible high-level visits from both sides.

December 11, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Sino-India talks

December 10, 2021 11:51 pm

It is not known whether the delegations led by Eric Gonsalves, secretary, External Affairs Ministry and by the Chinese vice foreign minister Han Nianlong had an agreed agenda or format for the talks, the first formal discussions in 21 years.

Chinese imports defy self-reliance push, border issues; input products remain key

October 17, 2021 7:29 am

India’s imports from China rose to $68.46 billion in the first nine month of 2021, up 51.5 per cent from the corresponding period in 2020, which was impacted by Covid-19 related restrictions, according to data from the China General Administration of Customs.

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd writes: Understanding the anxieties behind Chinese aggression towards India

August 13, 2021 7:44 am

Kevin Rudd writes: China is deeply worried by the re-emergence and strengthening of multilateral opposition to China, and, in particular, the Quad between the US, Japan, Australia and India.

China tried to use Left to scuttle n-deal: Former foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale

August 03, 2021 1:56 pm

In his diplomatic career of 39 years, Gokhale, who is proficient in Mandarin, has spent more than 20 years in China, seven years on the China desk in MEA and seven years in East Asia.

Why does China consistently beat India on soft power?

June 23, 2021 8:36 am

Kanti Bajpai writes: Classical India may stand alongside classical China in the regard it garners, but contemporary India has been left behind. Until we recognise that, we can’t do much about it.

Chinese national’s arrest in Malda: Agencies probe larger conspiracy

June 23, 2021 7:21 am

The 36-year-old Chinese national, who has been identified by his passport as Hun Junwei, was found carrying an Indian Aadhaar card, a bank ATM.