• 18 August, 2022
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India presses for disengagement in remaining friction points in eastern Ladakh at 16th round of military talks with China

New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) India on Sunday strongly pressed for early disengagement of troops from all the remaining friction points in eastern Ladakh at the 16th round of high-level…

Eastern Ladakh row: 16th round of military talks between India & China underway

New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) The 16th round of high-level military talks between India and China got underway on Sunday with a focus on resolving outstanding issues in the remaining…

Chinese President Xi meets PLA troops connected with Ladakh standoff during his Xinjiang tour

Beijing, Jul 16 (PTI) Chinese President Xi Jinping, who made a rare visit this week to the restive Xinjiang region which borders Ladakh, met the troops and officers stationed there and…

India’s Strategic Communication – Need for a Policy and Capability Development

In the last ten years or so, the number of times I have spoken on the need for a policy on strategic communication along with a coordinated capability for India,…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Double Standards with Chinese Characteristics

June 15 is a special day in the Middle Kingdom; it is the birthday of the Secretary General of the Communist Party of China. In 2020, probably wanting to please…

By Claude Arpi

Xi’s Re-election: Opportunity For World, Curse For China

China is gearing up for the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party to be held later this year. According to the consensus view, President Xi Jinping’s historic bid…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Crying Need for an Indian Bridge on Pangong Tso

Recent satellite images indicate advance preparation and commencement of construction for another bridge over Pangong Tso, which will be capable of sustained movement of armoured vehicles, mechanised infantry vehicles and…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar

China says it conducted exercises near Taiwan

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -China's armed forces carried out another round of exercises near Taiwan last week to improve joint combat operations, the People's Liberation Army said on Monday, after the Chinese-claimed…

China’s Growing Defence Exports – Implications & Options For India

The conflict in Ukraine will have a huge impact on global arms trade. Russia would have consumed a large amount of weapons and would need to replenish them. In view…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

Indo-Pacific strategy of US interferes in China’s internal affairs: Chinese military

Beijing, Feb 24 (PTI) China's military on Thursday slammed the recently released "Indo-Pacific Strategy" of the United States, saying it interferes with its domestic affairs. China, which has territorial disputes with…

Success or Failure: Beijing Winter Olympics Is Bad News for the World

Fourteen years ago, China conducted the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The games were a success, and the biggest beneficiary was Xi Jinping. He was Vice President of China and…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Ghost of Galwan Returns to Haunt China

The Ghost of Galwan returned to haunt China and the People's Liberation Army (PLA), just as China prepared to showcase the controversial opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics 2022 at…

By Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia (Retd)