China on Friday warned India against allowing the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh, saying it would cause "serious damage" to the bilateral ties and peace in the disputed border region. However, the Indian government has said that the visit of Tibetan spiritual leader to the Northeastern state is on. "China is gravely concerned over information that India has granted permission to the Dalai to visit Arunachal Pradesh," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told the media in ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Tibetan religious head and 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje on Tuesday reached this Bihar town to participate in the highly-venerated 'Kalachakra' (Wheel of Time) ceremony to be presided over by the Dalai Lama.Over 200,000 Buddhists from more than 90 ...Prokerala, 2 months ago
'Given Chinese sensitivity to anything to do with Tibet -- and the fact that in the 1950s it was the Tibet issue which led to the deterioration of India-China relations and the border war in 1962 -- India should be particularly careful in not triggering a Chinese reaction which it may not be able to handle,' says former foreign secretary Shyam Saran. India-China relations appear to be sliding towards sharper confrontation as each country reacts to moves by the other, moves which are perceived ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
China's white paper on Asia-Pacific security cooperation extends an olive branch to India.It mentions India 15 times -- a record in all Chinese white papers issued so far.New Delhi's response will need to be carefully calibrated, says China expert Srikanth Kondapalli. In the light of the expected overhaul in the international and regional systems with Donald Trump taking the reins of the United States, China attempted to take the initiative with a white paper on January 11 on a cooperative ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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