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Explained: The mystery surrounding the exit of former Chinese leader Hu Jintao from 20th party congress
World

Explained: The mystery surrounding the exit of former Chinese leader Hu Jintao from 20th party congress

When he was escorted out of the Chinese Communist party meeting, was former top leader Hu Jintao suffering from poor health? Or was he being purged in a dramatic show by Xi Jinping?

China's Communist Party Congress opens to endorse Xi Jinping's rule
World

China's Communist Party Congress opens to endorse Xi Jinping's rule

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday hailed the Communist Party's rule and defended its Covid policies as he opened a five-yearly Congress at which thousands of hand-picked delegates are set to rubber stamp his bid to rule for a historic third term.

What Xi Jinping’s historic third term will mean for China
Explainers

What Xi Jinping’s historic third term will mean for China

Eyeing an unprecedented third term at the helm during the Chinese Communist Party Congress that begins Sunday, Xi Jinping is on course to become leader for life – putting him at par with a figure in Chinese history as towering as Mao Zedong

Sitong Bridge’s ‘New Tankman’: Banner of freedom from Xi Jinping makes way out of China
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Sitong Bridge’s ‘New Tankman’: Banner of freedom from Xi Jinping makes way out of China

Video footage and photos shared on social media appeared to show a defiant protester draping two hand-painted banners with slogans criticising the Communist Party's policies on the side of a bridge in Beijing

Chinese Communist Party 20th Congress: What Xi Jinping’s re-election may mean for the world
World

Chinese Communist Party 20th Congress: What Xi Jinping’s re-election may mean for the world

Xi Jinping will continue assertively adopting foreign policies that advance Chinese interests. Under him, China’s bureaucracy has become less autonomous and more tied to him personally

How China manipulates search engines to spread propaganda, weaken democratic rivals
World

How China manipulates search engines to spread propaganda, weaken democratic rivals

The study found that China for some time now has been using search engines as a crucial tool in their information warfare against less developed nations. On topics of geopolitical importance, China has started exploiting search engine results to disseminate news gathered by state-backed media

From 1921 to 2022, a look at China under the Communist Party
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From 1921 to 2022, a look at China under the Communist Party

In the summer of 1921, Mao Zedong and a clutch of Marxist-Leninist thinkers in Shanghai covertly established the Communist Party. Since then, it has grown into one of the world's most powerful political organisations

Will we witness a repeat of 1962 border conflict with China?
India

Will we witness a repeat of 1962 border conflict with China?

Nobody is today ready to tolerate Chinese adventurism and like their colleagues in eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army and Air Force are fully geared to repel any Chinese attack in the North East; 1962 is far behind today

Stung by downturn, China to upend economic leadership; Xi loyalists to replace reformists
World

Stung by downturn, China to upend economic leadership; Xi loyalists to replace reformists

The Chinese economy is expected to grow by just 3 per cent this year, the slowest since 1976, saving 2.2 per cent during the initial COVID hit in 2020 since there are not many signs of the zero-COVID policy to be relaxed significantly any time soon

China's manufacturing sector continues to suffer amid COVID curbs, weak global demand
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China's manufacturing sector continues to suffer amid COVID curbs, weak global demand

Slowdown raises the risk of politically volatile job losses, adds to challenges for Beijing ahead of a CCP meet where Xi is expected to award himself a third five-year term as party leader

Rishi Sunak’s ‘enough is enough’ on China: 5 ways he will counter ‘nefarious’ China
World

Rishi Sunak’s ‘enough is enough’ on China: 5 ways he will counter ‘nefarious’ China

Rishi Sunak called “China and the Chinese Communist Party” as representing the “largest threat to Britain and the world’s security and prosperity this century”

Taiwan-China tussle: From chequered history to current relationship, what you need to know
World

Taiwan-China tussle: From chequered history to current relationship, what you need to know

While they have established strong economic ties, efforts at political reconciliation have stumbled in recent years as Taiwan asserts its own identity and China ups its demands that the island accept its terms for unification between the sides

Xi Jinping will lead China for record third time, but is much weaker than we think
World

Xi Jinping will lead China for record third time, but is much weaker than we think

Though Xi’s policies have started being questioned within China, it does not mean that he will not be given a third term. A collective leadership, however, may take the place of the present imperial rule

Majnu Ka Tilla: Story of Tibetans rising up the commercial ladder
Business

Majnu Ka Tilla: Story of Tibetans rising up the commercial ladder

Behind the visual distinctiveness of Majnu Ka Tilla lies the story of hundreds of bamboo shacks, tarpaulin roofs and ‘Chang’, the Tibetan barley wine

Head-on | Why US needs ‘swing’ power India in a rapidly changing world order
World

Head-on | Why US needs ‘swing’ power India in a rapidly changing world order

In the evolving new world order, as the 2+2 strategic dialogue and Modi-Biden talks underscored, India is fast emerging as the pivot on which the balance of global power will turn

Communist China’s ‘Final Solution’: No country for minorities in the Middle Kingdom
India

Communist China’s ‘Final Solution’: No country for minorities in the Middle Kingdom

Beijing’s policy is ‘fusing’ the minorities within the larger Chinese identity through state-incentivised intermarriage and massive settlement of unemployed migrant Chinese workers on minority lands

How tensions between China and Taiwan give Delhi a chance to renew political ties with Taipei
World

How tensions between China and Taiwan give Delhi a chance to renew political ties with Taipei

As Taiwan’s Opposition begins to reinvent itself away from a policy of engagement with China, New Delhi must step in now to build the political relationships necessary for any alliance to have legs

Tennis stars hail WTA’s stand against China as concern grows over Peng Shuai's safety
Sports

Tennis stars hail WTA’s stand against China as concern grows over Peng Shuai's safety

The WTA's move to suspend its tournaments in China, including Hong Kong, won the immediate backing of some of the biggest names in tennis, among them men's number one Novak Djokovic and women's tour founder Billie Jean King.

WTA suspends all tournaments in China after 'serious doubts' over Peng Shuai's safety
Sports

WTA suspends all tournaments in China after 'serious doubts' over Peng Shuai's safety

WTA chair and CEO Steve Simon said the move — which could cost the organisation hundreds of millions of dollars — had the "full support" of the tour's board of directors.