The Switch

TR Vivek

With China snatching pole position from the US, all bets are off. But we saw it coming—two decades ago.

Why is China Afraid of Him?

The 14th Dalai Lama is ageing, and a succession tussle could set off another crisis in Indo-Chinese relations. The signs are already evident.

Sino-Indian Border

The three thin red lines that separate the two countries

Chilling the Dragon’s Breath

Arunachal Pradesh, soon due to go to the polls, is in development overdrive. China’s designs are no secret, but the government won’t risk any transfer of loyalty this side of the border.

Purring Tiger, Raging Dragon

Will history repeat itself? If India has learnt little from the Himalayan Blunder of 1962, it easily could—to our horror. China’s designs on the country are not benign.

Business Briefing 05/09

Exports remain in deep trouble, Walt Disney's incredible play and China's massive shopping list

The One Who Got Away

As violence recedes in China’s Xinjiang province, an exiled Uighur living in Delhi’s bylanes longs for freedom


With the violence in China earlier this month, the world woke up to a new, disgruntled ethnic minority

Handling the Dragon

How India should respond to China

Red Storm Rising

Tiananmen is long past. Right now, it’s time to wake up and smell the gunpowder. As the Asian Century unfolds, India must get its act together to prevent its powerful northern neighbour from usurping the country’s future


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