South Asia and Beyond

Ties Can’t Be Normal When Border Situation Abnormal: India To China

NEW DELHI: “I was very honest in my discussions with the Chinese foreign minister especially in conveying our national sentiments. The frictions and tensions that arise from China’s deployments in 2020 cannot be reconciled with a normal relationship between two neighbours.” External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar’s carefully worded statement at a briefing following the end […]Read More

Chinese Foreign Minister Meets India’s NSA, Gets LAC Prick

NEW DELHI: A day after Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi tip-toed into New Delhi from Kabul, he held talks with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval. The visit itself was kept hush-hush till the last moment, with neither India nor China officially confirming it. Maybe, China wanted it that way. That explains why the dignitary wasn’t […]Read More

“Early, Complete Disengagement In Remaining Areas First, Then India-China NSA/Special Reps Can Meet”

NEW DELHI: On ‘Talking Point‘, Jayadeva Ranade, China Specialist and President of the Centre for China Analysis & Strategy in discussion with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. Mr Ranade discusses China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s meetings in Delhi with NSA and Special Representative(SR) on the boundary question, Ajit Doval and Minister of External […]Read More

How Pakistan Lures Gullible Youth To Unleash Terror In J&K

NEW DELHI: The unabashed state-sponsored terror machinery operating from Pakistani soil remains rooted to a familiar modus operandi. Identify gullible or helpless youth in desperate need of money, indoctrinate them, drum radical and spiteful ideas into their impressionable minds and make them fight the so-called battle of jihad. If the catchment area extends to Kashmir, […]Read More

“Once Australia Trade Deal Is In Place, India Will Cover Large Part Of RCEP Countries”

NEW DELHI: On ‘The Gist‘, Ambassador Anil Wadhwa, Former Secretary (East), MEA, Author of the Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) Australia Economic Strategy Report tells StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi, “Australia is offering zero tariffs on 97% of trade, and services liberalisation. So, even if India does not reciprocate by way of zero tariffs, […]Read More