In the sixth episode of Media Bol, Manoj Joshi and Smita Sharma join Urmilesh to discuss how the media has covered the India-China border issue.
Indian and Chinese troops have entered the fourth week of a stand-off at Bhutan’s Doklam region, but according to all reports, while they are at close proximity, the situation remains calm at the location.
India-China relations require a fundamental reset and a new scholarly book provides a useful, if indirect, contribution to how we think about the relationship.
BPCL is the second Indian refiner to buy US Gulf crude after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington last month.
Why did Bhutan, which stood by India during its conflict with China and Pakistan, drift away? What caused the crisis in bilateral relations in 2013?
The all-party meeting called by the Indian government on Friday apparentlys aim to “build consensus” on how to deal with China.
Siddharth Varadarajan and Jahnavi Sen from The Wire analyse three news stories of the day
The foreign secretary said the consensus between India and China to not allow their differences to become disputes underlines the “strategic maturity” with which the two countries “must continue to approach each other”.
While the prime minister’s visit to Israel is not objectionable, what is shocking is that it took place as if Palestine is a myth and that the only reality of the Holy Land is Israel, Israel and more Israel.
People in Bhutan seem to think it is time to resolve the dispute with China once and for all, without pandering to Indian interests.
China and India have been engaged in a standoff in the Doklam area near the Bhutan tri-junction.
The Iraqi authorities have conveyed that all cooperation would be extended and instructions have been issued by them to all relevant Iraqi agencies to locate the missing.
China’s conditionality that Indian troops must withdraw first for any dialogue to start can be softened by employing the principle of simultaneity.
The external affairs minister said a visa application was pending for Indian national Avantika Jadhav who wants to meet her son in Pakistan.
A cyber partnership can be critical for India to meet its immediate goals in securing its cyber infrastructure and expanding opportunities for the country’s tech sector.
“Indian troops invaded China’s Doklam area in the name of helping Bhutan, but in fact the invasion was intended to help India by making use of Bhutan.”
If Narendra Modi takes the pressure off Bhutan and instead focuses on the legal arguments China is making, he will find he can resolve the Sino-Indian boundary quickly.
India’s former NSA, who has been involved in negotiations during earlier border incidents, says the difference this time is that the Chinese want India to withdraw even before any dialogue can take place.
While taking note of the US’s decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement, the G20 communique said, “The Leaders of the other G20 members agree that the Paris Agreement is irreversible.”
Amid the ongoing stand-off in Doklam, the image of the head of the Tibetan ‘government in exile’ paying respects to the Tibetan flag on Indian territory could be seen as ‘political activity’, something Delhi has discouraged in the past.
Despite the unpredictability of its politics and the current turbulent scenario, India will do well to redouble its cooperation with Brazil rather than write it off.
In the seventy-ninth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses Modi’s foreign policy and why opposition parties have not been effective in their jobs.
Although they discussed a “range of issues”, it remains unclear if the current stand-off at Bhutan’s Doklam region was discussed.
In the seventy-eighth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses PM Modi’s Israel visit and how governors are being used to meet political ends.
At this crucial juncture, India must carefully examine the Indian army’s report on the 1962 war and accept the damning indictment of the government contained in the report.
China and India have been engaged in a standoff in the Doklam area near the Bhutan tri-junction for past 19 days after a Chinese Army’s construction party attempted to build a road.
Netanyahu says India and Israel are a marriage made in heaven, the same phrase he used to describe Israel’s relations with China last year.
The Wire spoke to experts about whether a major border incident between the two countries was expected and how India should deal with the situation since it involves ally Bhutan.
Narendra Modi is the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel since diplomatic ties were established.
China’s ambassador to India, Luo Zhaohui, said that the withdrawal of Indian troops from the area is a ‘precondition’ for any resolution.
In the seventy-sixth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the recent border tension with China and the state of healthcare in India.
What could the bond between Modi and Netanyahu, who seem to have a degree of unquestioned authority within their countries, be?
With Narendra Modi visiting Israel soon, we ask ambassador Daniel Carmon about relations with India, the stalled peace process and the building of Israeli settlements on Palestinian land in violation of the Geneva Conventions.
Jaitley, who responded to China’s reference to the war the two countries had fought 55 years ago asking India to learn from “historic lessons”, had said, “If they are trying to remind us, the situation in 1962 was different and India of 2017 is different.”
Failure to address the clash between ‘Make in India’ and ‘America First’ policies, and any changes in the narrow business interests of the US in China could prove problematic for India.
When Modi visits Israel on July 4, what should we expect? Will he refer to the Palestinian cause?
India has a paltry water transportation system due to practical and policy difficulties, but trade with Bangladesh may open up avenues.
Wedged between Sikkim and Bhutan, Doklam in Tibet’s Chumbi valley points like a dagger at the Siliguri corridor connecting the Northeast with the rest of India.
India has said that it is “deeply concerned at recent Chinese actions”, particularly its decision to construct a road in Doklam tri-junction in Bhutan.
India has previously protested when the UN Human Rights Commissioner had used the term.