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Chinese Response to Pulwama

For the fourth time, China has refused to designate Masood Azhar,1 leader of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) as a global terrorist. On 14 March 2019, the spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Affairs said, “China is conducting a comprehensive a

China Intensifies Efforts to Diminish Dalai Lama’s Influence

There has been a visible acceleration over the past many months in the efforts of the Chinese authorities to diminish and undermine the XIVth Dalai Lama’s influence over Tibetans inside China. Additionally, this year is marked by a number of anniv

National People’s Congress 2019: Major Takeaways

The National People’s Congress (NPC) which is regarded the rubber stamp Chinese Parliament started its annual session on March 5, 2019. The meetings are termed as ‘two sessions’ as both the NPC and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conf

2019 में चीन में स्थिति

2019 की 5 फरवरी से चीन का ‘सुअर का वर्ष’ शुरू हुआ है और चीनी कम्युनिस्ट पार्टी (सीसीपी) के नेतृत्व तथ

Status of India-China Relations: Report from a Field Visit to Chinese Think Tanks

A multi-think tank scholars’ delegation from India visited China in the end of November, 2018. During the seven day visit, the delegates extensively interacted with a number of premier Chinese think thanks in Beijing, Haikou, and Guangzhou, discuss

China calls for Taiwanese Reunification

January 1 marked the 40th anniversary of ‘message to compatriots in Taiwan’ which was issued by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on January 1, 1979. This message conveyed some of the important policies and principles which

Situation in China in 2019

2019, which also heralds China’s ‘Year of the Boar’ from February 5, will probably be a difficult year for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leadership and for Chinese President Xi Jinping, who has concentrated power unprecedented since the tim

40th Anniversary of ‘Reform & Opening Up’: Xi’s Plain-Speak

Cassandras have failed every time they sought to predict end of the Chinese dream-run. They have sought to focus on the nation’s high internal indebtedness; they have talked about how the export-led economy would have crash landing soon; and China

India’s Act East Policy and Chinese Perceptions

Last month, a multi-think tank delegation visited China to interact with Chinese think tanks on the current state of India-China relations and the way forward. Among many other issues the Chinese experts and scholars were very keen to discuss and ana

Forum of China-Africa Cooperation - Issue of ‘Debt Trap’

At the recently held triennial Forum of China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), China offered USD 60 billion to the African countries in the next three years. The amount is the same as promised in 2015 but the dispersal of the funds are different from the

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