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China denies mining in disputed area

China on Monday said it was carrying out “geological and scientific research” on its own territory, in response to a report in a Hong Kong-based …

Asserting PH sovereignty will mean trouble – Duterte

The Philippines should condemn China’s militarization of the South China Sea and strengthen its alliance with the United States for protection, a …

Doklam effect: More troops at India-China-Myanmar tri-junction near Tibet, say Army sources

Indian troops deployed along the disputed Sino-Indian border in the Himalayan range of the Arunachal sector have increased their patrolling at a …

India

Army Increases Strength At India-China-Myanmar Tri-Junction Near Tibet To Prevent Repeat of A Doklam-Like Standoff

Indian troops deployed along the disputed Sino-India border in the Himalayan range of the Arunachal sector have increased their patrolling at a …

India

Including India in CPEC good for region

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT<p>At first glance, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) appears a bilateral project between China and Pakistan. In …

India

BJP banks on Narendra Modi magic to wrest Karnataka from Congress

BJP is expected to organize 15 Narendra Modi rallies ahead of the Karnataka elections on 12 May

The Modi Government Has Dismantled India's Foreign Policy

As a kid in the 1950s, I remember my parents thrusting Meccano sets at me, with the fond belief that it would encourage their son to become an …

At WMCC meet, India and China agree to strengthen bilateral relations, maintain peace along border areas

The statement read, "We underlined that maintenance of peace and tranquility in the India-China border areas is an important pre-requisite for …

India’s Seychelles Military Base Roadblock Has a China Subtext

An agreement between India and the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles to build a military base has run into rough weather. Signed during Prime …

India

Be cautious on security after changes in China: M.M. Joshi

New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India should be cautious about its internal security as well as security along the border in light of the recent …

India

18 new Indian missions in Africa to be opened in next 4 years

The decision to open 18 new Indian missions in Africa was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: PTI<p><b>New Delhi:</b> In …

Africa

Dramatic Change In Perception Of BJP This Month

"It never rains, it pours," thus goes the saying. It seems to apply aptly to the state in which the BJP and NDA find themselves today. The setback in …

India

Unpacking the Free and Open Indo-Pacific

With the winds of geopolitical change sweeping Asia, the Trump administration has unveiled new concept that is generating equal parts interest and …

Southeast Asia Seeks New Partners in the Era of “America First”

Amid uncertainty over U.S. foreign policy, countries across Southeast Asia are looking to build up strategic partnerships with regional powers to …

The Maldives Crisis and the China-India Chess Match

The state of emergency comes amid a high stakes game of regional rivalry.

Chinese envoy calls for greater ties with India

The consul said, there should be more effective use of names like Hsuan Tsang and Rabindranath Tagore to promote closer, stronger cultural ties and …

Xi Jinping and China's growing ambition requires India to quickly re-examine its neighbourhood policies

The recent past witnessed three disparate events within and in the neighbourhood of India that created rumblings in the strategic landscape, and …

Policy dive: India believes it’s time to normalise ties with China

Over the past month, India has made a conscious effort to recalibrate ties with China. After a year of stress in the relationship, Delhi appears to …

Mackinder and Mahan: The Chinese Geopolitics in South Asia

Geopolitics is always at play within international relations, but none more so than the current role the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has in …

Commentary: The compelling case for ASEAN in the age of Trump

WASHINGTON: In his first year in office, President Donald Trump broke sharply with many longstanding traditions in US foreign policy. Surprisingly, …

China's Global Dreams Give Its Neighbors Nightmares

In 1904, Halford Mackinder theorized that whichever nation ruled the “World-Island” of Africa, Asia, and Europe would “command the world.” One …

Fight All You Want, China’s Money Will Keep Coming to India

China is currently both India’s largest trading partner and fastest growing source of FDI. Despite this, the bulk of India’s governmental engagement …

India eager to develop ties with China based on commonalities: MEA

<b>New Delhi:</b> India is willing to work with China to develop relations based on commonalities, while dealing with differences on the basis of mutual …

China has no reason to be angry about MILAN, Beijing controls the region.

<b>Chinese reports in the ‘Global Times’ have portrayed MILAN as an inflammatory tactic, aimed at ‘spreading tensions from the land to the sea’, a</b> …

The race to conquer the Arctic – the world’s final frontier

As the polar ice caps melt, Russia and China are leading the race to control the lucrative and strategically important shipping lanes and natural …

Why is Delhi so eager to kowtow to Beijing?

In diplomacy, foolhardiness is as damaging as pusillanimity. To show bravado, without the ability to implement it, displays lack of maturity. To show …