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INS Vagir is the latest warship to be commissioned: How Indian Navy is standing up to the China challenge
World

INS Vagir is the latest warship to be commissioned: How Indian Navy is standing up to the China challenge

The Indian Navy has been making big strides in recent years. It has commissioned mighty warships such as India’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, as well as submarines like INS Vagir. However, is the expansion of its fleet size enough to challenge China on the high seas?

India-China trade deficit crosses over $100 billion for the first time
World

India-China trade deficit crosses over $100 billion for the first time

The trade deficit for India stood at USD 101.02 billion, surpassing the 2021 figure of US 69.38 billion

A for Abortion rights, B for Bharat Jodo, C for…: A complete guide to 2022
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A for Abortion rights, B for Bharat Jodo, C for…: A complete guide to 2022

Who were the heroes and villains of 2022? Who rose to power, who left us? What were the events that shaped the year? A look back, from A to Z

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama visits Delhi after three years
India

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama visits Delhi after three years

The Dalai Lama had stated on Tuesday that Tibetans seek genuine autonomy rather than complete independence. He also had given an assurance that Ladakhis would soon be permitted to travel to Lhasa once more

'Ready to work to handle differences': Chinese president Xi congratulates Droupadi Murmu
India

'Ready to work to handle differences': Chinese president Xi congratulates Droupadi Murmu

Xi said that he attaches great importance to China-India relations, and stands ready to work with Murmu to enhance political mutual trust

Understanding the new I2U2 bloc and what exactly was agreed at the first summit attended by PM Modi
India

Understanding the new I2U2 bloc and what exactly was agreed at the first summit attended by PM Modi

The I2U2, comprising India, the US, UAE and Israel, met for the first time and established a 'positive agenda'. At the meet of the 'West Asian Quad', it was decided that the UAE would invest $2 billion to develop integrated food parks in India as well as a hybrid renewable energy project in Gujarat

16th round of Corps Commander-level meet: Will China yield?
India

16th round of Corps Commander-level meet: Will China yield?

It is time China conceded India’s rise and opted for a graceful exit from the LAC standoff. The 16th Corps Commander-level meet is one such opportunity to do so

India will never allow China to make unilateral changes to LAC, says Jaishankar
India

India will never allow China to make unilateral changes to LAC, says Jaishankar

Speaking at a town hall organised by CNN-News18 on Saturday, the external affairs minister said that he would disagree that the 15 rounds of talks have not been fruitful. They have resulted in many of the friction points being resolved, he said

Relations between New Delhi and Beijing will remain strained, says US intelligence community
World

Relations between New Delhi and Beijing will remain strained, says US intelligence community

In its annual threat assessment, the US intelligence community said the expanded military posture by both India and China along the disputed border elevates the risk of armed confrontation between the two nuclear powers

Wang Yi’s visit to Delhi: How China’s perfidy and provocations are testing India’s nerves
World

Wang Yi’s visit to Delhi: How China’s perfidy and provocations are testing India’s nerves

Wang’s ostensible purpose of visiting India at a short notice is to prepare for the upcoming BRICS summit meeting later this year in China.

UGC urges students to exercise caution before studying in China, says no recognition for online degrees
India

UGC urges students to exercise caution before studying in China, says no recognition for online degrees

On Friday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held meetings with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, where the latter raised the issue of the return of Indian students to China

Fifth Ministerial Dialogue: India, Canada to re-launch CEPA negotiations to unlock full potential of bilateral trade
Business

Fifth Ministerial Dialogue: India, Canada to re-launch CEPA negotiations to unlock full potential of bilateral trade

The meeting was co-chaired by Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal and Mary Ng, Canada's minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development

Centre to ban 54 Chinese apps that pose a threat to India's security
World

Centre to ban 54 Chinese apps that pose a threat to India's security

In June 2021, India had banned 59 Chinese mobile applications, including the widely-used social media platforms such as TikTok, WeChat and Helo keeping in mind the threat to the nation's sovereignty and security

America stands with India against Chinese aggression, say US senators
World

America stands with India against Chinese aggression, say US senators

The legislators were reacting to the news of Beijing’s decision to field Qi Fabao, who was injured during the June 2020 border skirmish with Indian soldiers in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, as the torchbearer for the Games Torch Relay

India will have to think out of the box to take on China’s ‘war by other means’ in Sri Lanka
World

India will have to think out of the box to take on China’s ‘war by other means’ in Sri Lanka

India will have to keep up the momentum in dealing with Sri Lanka as already there are signs of China cleaning up its act.

China’s Galwan misadventure shows that India isn't a pushover
India

China’s Galwan misadventure shows that India isn't a pushover

The Modi government, conscious of the 'lessons' learnt from 1962, is determined to defend India's territorial frontiers with deliberate action that may be perceived as intimidating by Beijing

India-China border row: Breakdown in talks shows Beijing doesn't want to stop its expansionist policy
World

India-China border row: Breakdown in talks shows Beijing doesn't want to stop its expansionist policy

Beijing's statements on the issue of the Line of Actual Control is quite harsh, blaming the Indian side for making 'unreasonable and unrealistic demands'

India, China disengage in eastern Ladakh's Gogra, temporary structures created by both sides dismantled
India

India, China disengage in eastern Ladakh's Gogra, temporary structures created by both sides dismantled

While India announced the disengagement in Gogra, there was no immediate word on Hot Springs and Depsang, two other friction points.

China’s non observance of border agreements ‘disturbed’ foundation of bilateral ties with India: S Jaishankar
India

China’s non observance of border agreements ‘disturbed’ foundation of bilateral ties with India: S Jaishankar

Jaishankar said that for the last year, there has been a lot of concern over the two countries because China has not observed agreements that it had signed up to when it came to India's border

100 years of Chinese Communist Party: As Xi Jinping consolidates power, softening of stance at LAC unlikely
India

100 years of Chinese Communist Party: As Xi Jinping consolidates power, softening of stance at LAC unlikely

Given the high-stakes poker that Xi is playing at home, any climbdown with India will be seen as a ‘resounding defeat’ by an increasingly nationalist generation of Chinese who have been fed a steady diet of ideological jingoism.