1962 India-china-war

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How China lost the 1962 war with India, and what New Delhi now needs to learn from that defeat
World

How China lost the 1962 war with India, and what New Delhi now needs to learn from that defeat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to rid India of the Himalayan millstone around its neck, and secure a border deal, have been spurned by China since 2014. In Beijing’s view, the unresolved border is a useful coercive tool.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Lockdown impacts events planned to celebrate 70 yrs of India-China ties; Beijing says diplomatic relations will emerge stronger after pandemic
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Lockdown impacts events planned to celebrate 70 yrs of India-China ties; Beijing says diplomatic relations will emerge stronger after pandemic

On 1 April, 1950, India became the first non-Communist country in Asia to establish diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China (PRC).

EAM S Jaishankar's India foreign policy needs tempering; its substance belies historical fact
India

EAM S Jaishankar's India foreign policy needs tempering; its substance belies historical fact

The facts sit somewhat uncomfortably with claims made by S Jaishankar of a new Indian muscularity.

'If China crossed into grey zone 100 times, India did the double,' says Eastern Army commander Lt Gen MM Naravane
India

'If China crossed into grey zone 100 times, India did the double,' says Eastern Army commander Lt Gen MM Naravane

Army vice-chief designate Lt Gen MM Naravane said on Tuesday that if China transgressed the "grey zone" at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) 100 times, the Indian Army did so on 200 occasions, as he claimed Beijing acted like a "regional bully" during the Dokalam stand-off

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping SCO meet plagued by complexities in ties; trade ties, terrorism to be on top of agenda
India

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping SCO meet plagued by complexities in ties; trade ties, terrorism to be on top of agenda

Modi-Xi meeting will take place at a time when the memory of Doka La standoff is still fresh, relations with Pakistan remain a flashpoint between two nations, and the impasse over border dispute remains impregnable as ever

A parade of militarism, with no place for soldier or citizen
India

A parade of militarism, with no place for soldier or citizen

Symbolic militarism, including that on display at the Republic Day Parade, is a salve to past injuries and a proclamation of contemporary prowess

Democracy In India Part 15: Merit, not birth gets precedence as aura of elitism recedes from Indian military
India

Democracy In India Part 15: Merit, not birth gets precedence as aura of elitism recedes from Indian military

Freed from the control of British officers after Independence, the army wanted to self-Indianise, while people too established a bond with the army.

The Pakistan question: Ignore rhetoric, Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meet won't go beyond clearly defined red lines
India

The Pakistan question: Ignore rhetoric, Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meet won't go beyond clearly defined red lines

The nature of differences between India and China are structural (some complex issues involve other nations), have developed over time and have no mutually acceptable quick-fixes.

Mao Zedong declared war on India in 1962 because he saw New Delhi as a 'soft target', claims new book
India

Mao Zedong declared war on India in 1962 because he saw New Delhi as a 'soft target', claims new book

Communist leader Mao Zedong declared war on India in 1962 because he saw the country as a "soft target"

Resolution of Doka La issue does not mean we let our guards down: Lt General PM Hariz
India

Resolution of Doka La issue does not mean we let our guards down: Lt General PM Hariz

The Doka la problem was not the last of its kind and the army cannot afford to lower its guard since it has been resolved, a top military commander

Sikkim standoff: Top White House official says US supports return of status quo at tri-junction, monitoring situation
World

Sikkim standoff: Top White House official says US supports return of status quo at tri-junction, monitoring situation

India and China can negotiate a peaceful resolution to the ongoing Doklam standoff, a senior Trump official has said the US "supports return of status quo" of the tri-junction point

Whether Bara Hoti or Doka La, India must resist China's advances on ground, learn from history
India

Whether Bara Hoti or Doka La, India must resist China's advances on ground, learn from history

While diplomatic efforts must continue, China understands the language of strength, therefore, India must hold out till at least a mutual withdrawal to pre-June 2017 positions

Ghosts of 1962 can be laid to rest at Doka La, says Shiv Kunal Verma, author of '1962, The War That Wasn't'
India

Ghosts of 1962 can be laid to rest at Doka La, says Shiv Kunal Verma, author of '1962, The War That Wasn't'

Speaking about the stand-off between India and China at Doka La, renowned author Shiv Kumar Verma said, "If you are familiar with the terrain around the tri-junction, there is no way the Chinese can try and cut off the Siliguri Corridor."

Even as Sikkim standoff persists, Chinese media publishes editorials to recall 1962 India-China War
India

Even as Sikkim standoff persists, Chinese media publishes editorials to recall 1962 India-China War

This is not the first time the Chinese media and government spokespersons have recalled the 1962 war between India and China

Sikkim standoff: India should be ready for long haul as impasse may go beyond Wangdung incident
World

Sikkim standoff: India should be ready for long haul as impasse may go beyond Wangdung incident

As of now, the current standoff is nowhere close to the Wangdung incident of 1986-87 that lasted through a year and a half.

China and its intimate connection with Indian cinema over the years: Throwback Thursday
Entertainment

China and its intimate connection with Indian cinema over the years: Throwback Thursday

This Thowback Thursday, Firstpost recalls the inseparable bond between China and Indian cinema amidst cross border tension between the two countries.