'Delhi was not concerned.''It would continue sleeping for several more years, with the result that Indian territory is still occupied by China today,' says Claude Arpi. IMAGE: A sketch of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru against the backdrop of China's capricious leader Mao Zedong who order his troops to invade India in October 1962. One of the Nehru government's biggest historical blunders has been the Aksai Chin road built by China on Indian soil without Delhi noticing it. Among the ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Nehru's Aksai Chin blunder - Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Any changes in the status of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) would be detrimental to Pakistan's claim on Kashmir and would never be acceptable to the Kashmiri people, former Prime Minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan has said."Kashmiris ...Prokerala, 1 week ago
They might have lost their kingdom, but the urge to rule still seems to dog them, as a number of royals have thrown their hat in the ring in the high-voltage Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. In Rampur, sitting MLA Nawab Kazim Ali of Nawab family is once again in the fray to ensure his fifth consecutive victory from Swar seat, where he is being challenged by Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's son Abdullah Azam, a debutante. This time Ali is contesting from a different party, the Bahujan Samaj ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Reacting mildly to India allowing Tibetan spiritual leader Karmapa to visit Arunachal Pradesh, China on Monday expressed hope that New Delhi would refrain from taking any action that might complicate the boundary dispute. The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje last week visited Arunachal Pradesh, which China claims as a part of southern Tibet. Replying to a question on his visit, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said, "China's position on the East section of the China-India ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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