Three years after Galwan: Where India-China ties stand

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: International Relations – India-China Relations   Source: IE    Context: The Galwan clash was a significant event in India-China relations. The clash resulted in the deaths of 20 Indian soldiers, marking the first time Indian Army personnel were killed on the Line of Actual Control since 1975. Both sides have engaged …

US Senate resolution for underlining backing India on McMahon Line: What is the McMahon Line?

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: International Relations – India and Neighbourhood – Border Dispute   Source: Indian Express Context: Two United States Senators, have introduced a bipartisan resolution in the upper chamber of Congress reiterating that the US recognises the McMahon Line as the international boundary between China and India in Arunachal Pradesh.   The resolution reaffirms India’s …

India-China relations

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests   Source: The Hindu, Indian Express  Direction: There were multiple articles on India-China relations. We have tried to club them all together.  Context: Indian and Chinese troops clashed in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang sector, beating up each other with sticks …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

ARCHIVES 04 April 2014 Topic: India and Its Neighbours Question India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) held between the counterpart planning commissions of the two countries – the Planning Commission of India and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China –  is gradually becoming a mechanism of import. Explain its functioning, important decisions and significance. …

Video – India’s World – Chinese Air Defence Zone controversy

Guests: Nalin Surie (Former Indian Ambassador to China) ; Prof. Alka Acharya (Director, Institute of Chinese Studies, JNU) ; Dr. Srabani Roy Choudhury (Associate Prof., Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, JNU) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQlmx12umJ4&w=560&h=315] Courtesy: Rajya Sabha TV