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China’s Great Leap Forward-II, by Lt Gen Gautam Bannerjee, PVSM, AVSM, YSM (Retired), Lancer Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, India, 152 pages, INR 595/-, 2019

The Great Leap Forward was a campaign run in the People’s Republic of China from 1958 to 1962. Chairman Mao Zedong led the campaign and the aim was to transform an agricultural economy to a socialist society through rapid industrialisation and coll....

China-India Interaction from Bilateral to Regional Level, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

The Center for South Asia-West China Cooperation and Development Studies (SAWCCAD) and the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, organised a conference on ‘China-India Interaction: From Bilateral to Regional L....

The Second Belt and Road Forum

The second Belt and Road Forum (BRF) was held in Beijing from April 25-27, 2019. The first BRF was held in 2017. This BRF saw the participation of more than 150 countries underscoring the argument that the appeal for Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) ha....

Does Data Tell everything about Tibet?

Under Xi Jinping the heavy handedness of the Chinese government has consistently increased in Tibet. The Chinese government has ordered the Tibetan families who are beneficiaries of the government’s aid to replace the images of the Dalai Lama and o....

Interaction with China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), Beijing. The delegation consisted of researchers from various institutes of CICIR. The following were the partic....

Initial Assessment of China’s CPPCC Plenary Session, 2019

Earlier in March this year, China successfully concluded plenary meetings of the Party’s top two bodies, which set the agenda for the year ahead. 2158 delegates of China's top political advisory body, the Chinese People's Political Consultative Con....

China's Great Leap Forward II

Development of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor is a fulcrum of the One Belt One Road Initiative through which China seeks to realise the ‘Chinese Dream’ to be a global power and a regional hegemon. The Corridor connects China’s Western Xin....

चीन ने बढ़ाए दलाई लामा का प्रभाव कम करने के प्रयास

चीन के भीतर रहने वाले तिब्बतियों पर चौदहवें दलाई लामा का प्रभाव घटाने और उन्हें नीचा दिखाने के ....

Economic Warfare: The Most Effective Weapon in Chinese Strategy of Unrestricted War

The Chinese characteristics in hybrid warfare can be traced to Sun Zu’s classic Art of War. “To fight and conquer in all battles is not the supreme excellence; the supreme excellence is in breaking enemy’s resistance without fighting.”1<....

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....

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