The Tibetan spiritual leader's upcoming visit to Tawang, the district through which he first entered India, is probably behind China's new desire to claim the area.Claude Arpi recalls the Dalai Lama's arrival in Tawang in March 1959 and explains why His Holiness will once again receive a grand welcome, whether Beijing likes it or not. Robert Thurman: Why the Dalai Lama matters IMAGE: The Dalai Lama, second from right, arrived in India on a yak on March 31, 1959. Photographs: Kind courtesy ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's ( BJP ) electoral victory in the state elections in India indicates more difficulties in making compromises with New Delhi on international matters, said an article in China's state-owned tabloid The Global Times. The ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago
China has started threatening India again over the Dalai Lama. To tell the truth, Beijing's bullying is becoming a little tiring. While it may build roads and pathways over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to extend its commercial-strategic influence, construct ...First Post.com, 3 weeks ago Accepting China's claims over Tawang a solution to Indo-China border dispute: Former Chinese diplomat DNA, 3 weeks ago 'Concession on Tawang can resolve India-China border dispute' Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago China's still adamant on Tawang, but so is India Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
China's former diplomat and border negotiator has suggested that India must willingly cede the Tawang region in Arunachal Pradesh and China will reciprocate by giving up its claim over Aksai Chin to solve the border dispute between both countries.The solution ...Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
'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, 1 month ago
Incoming US President Donald Trump has assembled a core team that is -- not surprisingly -- overwhelmingly white and male.Monali Sarkar introduces you to Team Trump. IMAGE: Donald Trump, the 45th US President. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters With Sonny Perdue's selection as Secretary of Agriculture on January 19, Donald Trump finalised his cabinet just a day before he was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Perdue was another in a long line of picks who are just like Trump -- ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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