October 11, 2019

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Do informal summits with China work?

The hopes of a harmonious, balanced relationship between India and China post-Wuhan have not been realised. In fact, little has changed in the overall trajectory of the Indo-China bilateral relationship of limited co-operation and strategic competition. Therefore, the Mamallapuram summit...

Managing China: What Medieval India Has to Teach Us

In June/July of the year 720 CE a delegation of South Indians from Mahabalipuram visited the imperial court of China bearing gifts of leopard fur and a colourful talking parrot[1]. Now, as India hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mahabalipuram...

What can Modi-Xi agree on to call their Mamallapuram meeting a success?

The Print’s daily roundtable TalkPoint posed a question connected to the Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping informal summit in Mamallapuram: What can Modi-Xi agree on to call their Mamallapuram meeting a success? Manoj Kewalramani, Fellow-China Studies at The Takshashila Institution, was among the discussants. Manoj...

Eye on China: Xi in Chennai – Pak’s Push – Nepal Visit – Trade Talks – EU 5G Warning – Tax Reform

Eye on China is a weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom from an Indian interests perspective. This week we cover Xi Jinping’s arrival in India for the second informal summit; Imran Khan’s visit to China;...

All Things Policy: A Meeting at Mamallapuram

Is the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping an empty gesture or a valuable diplomatic initiative? Our China watchers, Manoj Kewalramani and Suyash Desai join host Aditya Ramanathan to debate the value of such a...

Manoj Kewalramani in an India Ahead News Panel Discussion on Modi-Xi Informal Summit

Manoj Kewalramani, Fellow, China Studies, at The Takshashila Institution, was part of a panel on India Ahead News discussing the second informal summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Chennai. The discussion was hosted...

The Takshashila PLA Insight: Issue no 24: Bajwa in Beijing; China’s advance destroyer in Japan’s Multinational Fleet Review; India-China Informal Summit: An Indian Interests Agenda

Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan, and Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited China last week. Bajwa met the top military commanders of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). A statement by Pakistan military’s Inter-Services Public Relations said, “General Bajwa met...

The Compound Eye – All about Protection: Biosafety, Biodefense and Dental Health

Regulations and Guidelines on Biosafety of Recombinant DNA Research & Biocontainment 2017 In the recent past, there have two incidents at biodefense facilities – one in the US and one in Russia. More on that in the Its All Controversial section, but...