Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 | Last Update : 02:07 AM IST

Claude Arpi

India and France: Enduring, reliable partners

India undoubtedly needs all its energies, resources and friends to fight on these two separate fronts.

04 Sep 2019 1:28 AM

Tourism is changing Ladakh: It’s a boon, but it also creates new crises

The Lahaulis’ was the first of a long saga of daring acts by young officers who, since then, have bravely defended Indian territory.

30 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

China-Tibet concord dream fading fast

On June 9, Zhu commented on the visit of Branstad to Tibet, in The Global Times, the mouthpiece of the Party.

17 Jun 2019 1:15 AM

‘United Front Work’ is now Xi’s most potent tool

The consolidation of borders, the selection of the next Dalai Lama or influencing of personalities should concern India.

17 May 2019 1:57 AM

In Tibet, an atheist regime talks of reincarnation

A worse contradiction is about the position of the atheist regime on the Dalai Lama’s rebirth.

13 Apr 2019 1:31 AM

ADVERTISEMENT

Xi gets PLA war-ready, India must wake up

The drone has six weapon bays under its wings, capable of carrying more ordinance than its predecessors, including up to 12 air-to-surface missiles.

25 Feb 2019 12:07 AM

New dangers along the border for India

Kimathanka is one of the smallest and most remote hamlets in the northeastern district of Sankhuwasabha of Eastern Nepal.

24 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

China: A Great Economic Game looms in 2019

Xi took the occasion to reassert the CPC’s rule as the only key to weathering “unimaginable” perils and dangers.

28 Dec 2018 12:00 AM

Emperor Xi’s ‘Voice’ war expands, don’t ignore it

In the West, more and more concerns are emerging about China’s political influence over universities, cultural organisations or ordinary citizens.

25 Sep 2018 12:53 AM

Why isn’t China under fire for Xinjiang repression?

The problem is that the large majority of the population of the restive Muslim province is considered as “extremist”.

10 Aug 2018 12:56 AM

ADVERTISEMENT

3 new Tibet airports near border pose threat

India should not fall back into a ‘Hindi-Chini bhai-bhai’ mood, even if a ‘reset’ of bilateral relations is necessary.

20 Jun 2018 1:04 AM

The strange world we live in: Psychological warfare, politics in the age of Facebook, AI

It was the way that the Soviet Union managed to “influence” Indian politics.

17 May 2018 1:29 AM

How Tibet lost its independence and India its gentle neighbour

It relates to the sequence of events and the role of KM Panikkar, the Indian Ambassador in China, during the weeks after the invasion of Tibet.

23 Mar 2018 12:41 AM

Macron in India: Ties that keep growing

In a media interview in October 2017, French defence minister Florence Parly had declared India was France’s major strategic partner in Asia.

09 Mar 2018 5:14 AM

Is India opening up? Some good signs

The media has often mentioned the report prepared by Lt. Gen. Henderson-Brooks on the October-November 1962 debacle.

16 Feb 2018 4:13 AM

ADVERTISEMENT

India needs to be wary of ‘Tibet development’

On his return to Dharamsala, the Tibetan monk announced that he may not travel abroad in future due to fatigue.

17 Dec 2017 12:05 AM

Look West again, towards Paris

A PMO release said Prime Minister Modi appreciated “the invaluable contribution” of business leaders from both countries.

08 Nov 2017 1:33 AM

China, the perennial provocateur

China has stopped sharing information about the water inflow, which makes it dangerous for the local population in Kinnaur.

02 Sep 2017 6:45 AM

Invest in the aircraft of tomorrow

Mr Modi has developed a rapport with Mr Macron and Ms Merkel; it would make economic and strategic sense for India to partner Europe.

29 Jul 2017 1:00 AM

Trespass on Barahoti: We had it coming

An improved infrastructure should be provided to the Indian Army and the paramilitary forces to man the area.

12 Jun 2017 2:05 AM

ADVERTISEMENT