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Hu Jintao

Tying Up The Loose Ends

Sep 28, 2012 B. Raman

Hu Jintao is keen to have the proceedings against Bo Xilai, the party boss of the southwestern metropolis of Chongqing, completed before handing over as the general secretary of the Communist Party of China

Wen And Hu

Oct 11, 2010 B. Raman

Would Wen Jiabao's seeming outspokenness regarding the need for political restructuring in China, and greater respect for the freedom of speech, create problems for him in the party?


Who's Hu In China

While President Hu Jintao took a series of steps to repair relations with the US, the People's Liberation Army of China (PLA) seems to be bent on diluting those measures

"Hu Is Good"

Nov 17, 2006 B. Raman

So spake Deng Xiao-ping once. Hu's career was made. He kept rising steadily in the ruling apparatus till he reached the top at the age of 61. But who's Hu, really?


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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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