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35 Strategic Partners

To all those baffled by India's strategic partnerships, here's adding to the puzzle. At the last count, India had 35 strategic partners ranging from a...

, 10 December 2018

Getting Mallya Back

Indian diplomats who have served in Europe believe there's a good chance of fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya being extradited to India from the UK. Their ...

, 10 December 2018
As We Heard

After Dalai Lama, Who?

Rumours about a successor to the Dalai Lama has been doing the rounds for quite some years now. The word is he's a Tibetan boy from Ladakh but cannot ...

, New Delhi 4 December 2018
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China’s Protest Trouble

China's late great helmsman Chairman Mao saw the exodus of Tibetans to India as an easy way of ridding his government of people opposed to Beijing's o...

, New Delhi 4 December 2018
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‘Early Harvest’

Ahead of the visit of China's foreign minister Wang Yi to Delhi later this month, the buzz from Beijing is "early harvest", which is a throwback to th...

, 4 December 2018

Merciless Oppression

Xinjiang is under duress, is the verdict of recent visitors to that region. Mosques in the capital Urumqi are walled off with barbed wire and CCTV. Po...

, 26 November 2018

Forced to Conform

“All nationalities shall embrace tightly like little pomegranate seeds,” posters in English and Mandarin exhort the public in Urumqi and other cit...

, 26 November 2018

Foreigners, Keep A Distance!

Foreign tourists visiting Urumqi, Kashgar and other cities in Xinjiang are warned about fraternising with the locals. And just to make sure they are u...

, 26 November 2018
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India is pushing hard….

India is pushing hard for changing the rules of admission of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS). Currently, admission is...

, 5 September 2018

Ashley Tellis has…

Ashley Tellis has been a favourite of the U.S. strategic establishment for many years, that is until Trump happened.  Word i...

, 4 September 2018