Claude Arpi The State Council Information Office (China’s Cabinet) recently released a White Paper, ‘on the development path of Tibet’. It is not the first WP published by the Chinese Government on Tibet; in fact, it is the 13th since ... State Times, 1 month ago
'Under the present Defence Procurement Procedure, it would have been a nightmare, and a long, long one at that, to build 108 Rafales in India. Modi realised this and took the wise decision, though it is a definitive setback for his Make in India scheme,' says Claude Arpi. Has the Congress started using the Aam Aadmi Party's tactics? You make any allegations against your opponent, whether true or not, and the media believes you; at the worst, nobody will check the veracity of your declarations.Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Listening to speeches at the International Rangzen Conference on Tibet and India's Security over the weekend reminded me of a conversation with Sheikh Mujibur Rahman nearly 50 years ago. That was before Bangladesh. Mujib was visiting London as a ...Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
'Chinese leaders rarely receive their foreign guests in cities other than Beijing. Such respect for India!' 'Does it mean that Modi could replicate "the warmth and unconventional way" by sending Indian troops into Tibet, as Xi did in Chumur (Ladakh) when he arrived in India? Of course, Indians are far too polite to do so,' says Claude Arpi. 'Hello China,' Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted in Chinese as his first message on the Chinese microblog Weibo: 'Looking forward to interacting with ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Narendra Modi knows how to calculate and remain pragmatic. Take the unexpected Rafale deal -- perhaps the first time a PM has considered the country's defence procurement as a priority, over the considerations of the babus' and over his own 'Make in India' project,' says Claude Arpi. The advantage of having a Gujarati prime minister is that he knows how to calculate and he remains pragmatic. Take the unexpected Rafale deal agreed in Paris during Narendra Modi's visit. It is perhaps the first ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'Make in India' will be central to Mr Modi's visit to Europe and Canada. It is difficult to predict what will happen with the Rafale deal, but if it goes through, it will undoubtedly become the 'Mother' of all 'Make in India' projects,' says Claude Arpi. Remember when President Xi Jinping landed at Ahmedabad in September 2014? Prime Minister Narendra Modi was determined to give Xi and Peng Liyuan, his beautiful wife (and renowned former opera singer), a genuine taste of ModiLand. The two ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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