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Beyond India-China Bonhomie
Prakash Nanda | 26 Sep , 2014 2 comments
Beyond India-China Bonhomie

How does one rate Chinese President Xi Jinping’s just concluded three-day visit to India? If one goes by the body language of the Chinese President and the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as shown in television channels, the visit was marked by sincerity to rise together. In fact, before the commencement of his visit, President Xi had...

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China failed to capitalise on Xi's Delhi visit
Kanwal Sibal | 23 Sep , 2014 1 comment
China failed to capitalise on Xi's Delhi visit

President Xi Jinping’s visit to India produced less than the expected results, despite favourable conditions for a “re-set” of India-China relations being in place. Prime Minister Modi, well-received in China as Gujarat’s chief minister when the West was boycotting him, admires China’s economic achievements. He is interested in...

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Bilawal’s rant for ‘Kashmir’ is his passport for Security in Pakistan?
Nishant Chaturvedi | 22 Sep , 2014 1 comment
Bilawal’s rant for ‘Kashmir’ is his passport for Security in Pakistan?

What made the young Bilawal Bhutto say “I will take back Kashmir, all of it, and I will not leave behind a single inch of it because, like the other provinces, it belongs to Pakistan”? What made him talk Kashmir while campaigning in Multan with Yusuf Raza Gilani ? Indian leaders may react strongly on this ranting for ‘Kashmir’ & for the...

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Modi-Xi agenda: Work for 'Hindi-Chini buy-buy'
Kanwal Sibal | 16 Sep , 2014 4 comments
Modi-Xi agenda: Work for 'Hindi-Chini buy-buy'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is receiving the visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad on the former’s birthday. If symbolism mirrored reality, then we should see the birth of new relations between India and China under the two leaders. Relations between countries marred by conflict and distrust cannot, however, change abruptly...

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Xi Jinping on Modi's Turf: A Strategic Perspective
Danvir Singh | 15 Sep , 2014 2 comments
Xi Jinping on Modi's Turf: A Strategic Perspective

Xi Jinping will embark on India’s visit starting from Gujarat on 17 Sep 2014. The visit comes at the heels of just concluded Modi’s Japan visit.  Long predicted Asian age has signaled its arrival. As the world’s economic giants try to woo India, she continues to hold the cards close to her chest. Soon after Xi’s visit Indian Prime...

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