In Cambodia, democracy exists only in form. Liberal values, inculcated by the West, take second place to poverty alleviation and employment. Such priorities have affected its diplomatic allegiances while bilateral relations with India have not expanded
The Indian government may block the acquisition of Gland Pharma by Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceuticals, a move that offers further confirmation of how China’s opaque business model is causing concern worldwide. This infographic shows some high-profile cases of acquisitions by Chinese companies that ran into local opposition
China’s resurrection of the ancient Silk Road is ambitious, sprawling, hegemonic. Its pre-European origins, though, lay in a criss-crossing of nameless caravan routes on which Indian cotton was traded as vigorously as Chinese silk, tangible proof of the interdependence of two ancient civilisations over two millennia
The five-point formula put forth by newly-elected Chinese President Xi Jinping to bolster bilateral relations with India signifies once again that Beijing is increasingly going for a semblance of stability in relations with its largest neighbour, without making any strategic concessions on contentious issues.
As India's engagement with countries in China's periphery increases, fora like the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, spear-headed by China, have also cropped up. Gateway House's Madhura Joshi speaks to former Ambassador Vinod C. Khanna, to understand the Indo-Chinese paradigm and examine current policies.
A clash of ideologues in China’s ruling Communist Party of China is emerging, though many remain unwavering in their loyalty to the Party. What does this mean for India? A tougher, non-compromising stance by Beijing on issues perceived as affecting Chinese sovereignty and territorial issues.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s visit to New Delhi has the potential to mitigate sixty years worth of distrust between two of the world’s most populous countries and truly improve bilateral relations. What is stopping the two Asian giants from cooperating?
No longer can New Delhi afford to live in denial about the rising influence of the Chinese juggernaut
Despite its late start, a relatively open society and a rising population may just push the India economy ahead of the Chinese juggernaut
A report on former US Ambassador to India, Robert Blackwill‘s lecture titled “Does India have a Grand Strategy?” at a meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Aspen Institute in Mumbai on September 27, 2010.