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Mao Zedong

Mohan Guruswamy | Maoism or Modism: The perils of personality cult

Drawing parallels between Mao Zedong's legacy and contemporary political dynamics in India.

29 Apr 2024 11:54 PM

Mohan Guruswamy | Are India and China going to be rivals for all time?

The roots of our problem with China go back a couple of hundred years when Emperor Napoleon and Tsar Alexander met in July 1807

06 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | After 60 years: Beijing still focused on targeting Delhi

While China has started issuing visas to a few Indian students to return to their classes in that country, there are many thousands waiting

20 Oct 2022 1:24 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Xi as new Mao? India & China face testing time

An unprecedented third term for Xi Jinping would silence those who seek to revive the debate on the market economy

14 Oct 2022 12:00 AM

K.C. Singh | Amid Beijing’s overtures, Delhi needs to stand firm

Chinese President Xi Jinping has just six months left for the Communist Party’s quinquennial national conference

27 Mar 2022 11:21 PM


Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Fire in water: China in big Indian Ocean push

CPC has moved on to its mega snow-to-sea drive after completing its land, trade, commerce, banking and telecom penetration of India

03 Dec 2021 7:52 AM

Saeed Naqvi | With cinema as guide, is conflict the destiny of India & China?

Let’s begin with Breaking with Old Ideas on China during Mao’s Great Leap Forward

16 Jul 2020 5:24 PM

Whistleblower spurs China push for change

The announcement of the surge in new cases happened as the Hubei provincial and Wuhan municipal party secretaries were shown the door.

26 Feb 2020 6:35 AM

Hong Kong’s authorities have dug themselves a hole and there’s no way out

The authorities declared that the protesters holed up on the campus, most of them students, had no option other than to surrender.

21 Nov 2019 2:30 AM

China President Xi Jinping bows to Mao Zedong ahead of National Day celebration

The controversial leader's embalmed body is kept in a glass display at the memorial hall.

30 Sep 2019 2:52 PM


Documenting the Red and White

A photography exhibition lays bare the parallels between the two revolutionaries, Gandhi and Mao Zedong.

13 Mar 2019 12:23 AM

Targeting India from within: Are we ready to foil China’s strategy?

Coming back to the Chinese, just a few instances of the gross misdemeanour of its nationals (in India) will suffice.

30 Nov 2018 12:35 AM

Chinese lesson: How not to tackle radicalisation

Following the 9/11 carnage and inter-linkages of various terror groups, the US treasury dept had designated the ETIM as a terrorist organisation.

28 Nov 2018 12:44 AM

How to gather intelligence by getting your hands dirty

Peace between the Koreas may or may not break out, denuclearisation may or may not happen and even the Kim-Trump summit is far from confirmed.

01 May 2018 12:16 AM

China ready to fight 'bloody battle' says empowered Xi Jinping

Xi warned that Beijing would defend its 'one China principle', which sees the self-ruling island as its territory awaiting reunification.

20 Mar 2018 9:48 AM


China’s getting a makeover: Xi's thought incorporated in constitution

The inclusion of the Chinese President's political philosophy in the constitution was due to the ‘historic’ achievements.

12 Mar 2018 12:42 PM

Xi Jinping secures path to rule indefinitely with historical amendment

The historic constitutional amendment breezed through the rubber-stamp parliament with 2,958 in favour.

11 Mar 2018 2:18 PM

Xi prepares for lifetime rule stoking fears of ‘elite rebellion,’ Mao days

But Xi, 64, has adopted Mao's playbook, tightening his grip with a relentless crackdown on civil society and corruption.

26 Feb 2018 1:15 PM

The spreading cult of Xi: Does China have a new Mao Zedong?

The move depicts the personality cult surrounding Mao Zedong, whose picture was in every home.

15 Nov 2017 2:02 PM

Xi Jinping orders China Army to be combat-ready

Mr Xi, 64, began his second tenure on Thursday by holding a meeting of top military officials, regarded as a main source of power base.

28 Oct 2017 6:17 AM