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Vijay Gokhale


China wrong in thinking India won’t respond to coercion at LAC: Vijay Gokhale

December 15, 2022 11:01 am

Vijay Gokhale has said the Chinese assumption that there will be no immediate backlash to low-level coercion on the Line of Actual Control “because India is risk-averse may no longer be valid”.

Former foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale is guest at Explained-Live

November 01, 2022 12:25 pm

After his retirement, Gokhale has authored three books, The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India, Tiananmen Square: The Making of a Protest and most recently, After Tiananmen: the Rise of China.

Explained: How Left opposed India-US nuclear deal, leading to split with UPA govt

August 06, 2021 7:41 am

Former Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale's new book says China used its links with Left parties in India to build opposition to the Indo-US nuclear deal. A throwback to 2005-08

'Baseless and absurd': Left on Gokhale's claim of China influencing their decision to oppose nuclear deal

August 03, 2021 4:44 pm

Rejecting Gokhale's claim, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said, "The Left parties had opposed the Indo-US nuclear deal because it was an agreement which would have compromised India's strategic autonomy and independent foreign policy."

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.

Delhi confidential: Hard Taskmaster

May 18, 2021 4:14 am

Menon, who was deputy chief of mission at the embassy, used to ask Gokhale — who was one of the young diplomats — to read two Chinese newspapers and discuss the main stories of the day.

Harsh Vardhan Shringla takes charge as new Foreign Secretary

January 29, 2020 10:50 am

Shringla said all efforts should be dedicated to contributing towards the nation in the form of its security, prosperity through external engagements.

After PM Modi's invitation, Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India this year

June 13, 2019 7:32 pm

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale informed ANI that while PM Modi welcomed the Chinese leader to visit New Delhi, Jinping assured the Prime Minister about his plans to visit India this year

India, China should be sensitive to each other’s concerns: Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale

April 22, 2019 3:51 pm

The bilateral meeting between India and China comes ahead of the second Belt and Road Forum (BRF), scheduled to be held in Beijing later this week. It also follows India’s efforts to list JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist at the UNSC, over which China placed a technical hold on the proposal.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to visit Beijing, meet key interlocutors

April 21, 2019 2:41 am

Sources said the meetings will take place on April 22 (Monday), and is part of "regular diplomatic consultations". He will meet his counterpart Kong Xuanyou and call on Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi during the visit.