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Li Keqiang

Coronavirus Outbreak: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Visits Wuhan As Death Toll Reaches 80

Jan 27, 2020 PTI

Ahead of his visit, Chinese health authorities announced the death toll due to coronavirus has sharply increased to 80 with 2,744 confirmed cases.

Tibet An 'Inalienable Part' Of China, Says Premier Li Keqiang During Unannounced Visit To Sensitive Region

Jul 29, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Li talked with officials and residents and visited the famed Jokhang Temple and the upcoming Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet railway.

'We Need To Improve Various Border-Related Mechanisms...'

'... that we have to put into place and make them more efficient, and we need to appropriately manage and resolve our differences'

'Two Civilizational Neighbours'

May 20, 2013 Manmohan Singh

'We tasked our Special Representatives to consider further measures that may be needed to maintain peace and tranquillity along the border'

A Handshake Across The Himalayas

Full text of the signed article by the visiting Chinese Premier in The Hindu and Dainik Jagran

26 March, 2013

“China Dream”

Börje Ljunggren

Xi Jinping promotes dream reform of economy, but politics is out of bounds

10 August, 2012

Keeping The Cause Alive

B. Raman

The Tibetan movement is not externally-motivated and orchestrated. It is a spontaneous, self-motivated and self-generated, but the younger generation of Indians is showing dwindling interest in the Tibetan cause

12 April, 2012

Red Flagging Reform

Frank Ching

Ousting of ambitious Bo Xilai and advent of reformers would be welcomed by China's foreign investors

02 April, 2012

Changing Equations

B. Raman

While reacting positively to Mr Zardari’s planned pilgrimage to Ajmer, one has to note with concern indications of a further strengthening of Pakistan’s relations with China

17 March, 2012

The Fall Of Bo Xilai

B. Raman

By cutting his wings in time, the party leadership has sought to ensure that he will not be able to take off.

30 November, 2010

Don't Dilute The P-5 Club: China

B. Raman

Before China declared South China Sea as their core interest, its relations with the USA were pretty cordial: 'If we end up with a P-10, both China and the United States would be in trouble'

31 October, 2007

Secretive Succession

Pierre F. Landry

The flow of rumours and counter-rumours in the run-up to the congress offers a sober reminder that, after nearly 30 years of Chinese reforms, politics in Beijing remain opaque and not open to change.

13 October, 2007

Byzantine Beijing

Rajinder Puri

In China, the 17th Party Congress will start on October 22. And while it would test Hu against Jiang, India should watch out, for in communist dictatorships power struggles sometimes result in foreign adventures.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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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