South Asia and Beyond

Snubbing Wang Yi: No Other Option For India

NEW DELHI: Snubs come in many forms but a diplomatic snub is unique. It comes steeped in protocol and ceremony and, it bites! Delhi delivered something of that kind last week as China’s foreign minister Wang Yi arrived on a two-day visit that was, at Beijing’s request, not announced. Why is not clear. Equally unclear […]Read More

“India & China Not On Same Side On Russia’s Ukraine Invasion; Systematic, Mischievous Narrative”

NEW DELHI: An excerpt from ‘Talking Point‘, with Jayadeva Ranade, President of the Centre for China Analysis & Strategy in discussion with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. Watch the complete conversation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28PD9JXIF1o&t=10s Transcript: JR: People are pointing to the so-called similarity between the positions that China has taken and India has taken […]Read More

“PM Modi Shouldn’t Go For BRICS Summit Unless China Troops Go Back, It Will Dent Xi Jinping’s Image”

NEW DELHI: An excerpt from ‘Talking Point‘, with Jayadeva Ranade, President of the Centre for China Analysis & Strategy in discussion with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. Watch the complete conversation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28PD9JXIF1o&t=10s Transcript: JR: The power asymmetry does exist, but that doesn’t mean that China cannot be tackled. I’m using the word […]Read More