Posts Tagged ‘china’

  We asked Probal DasGupta, the author of Watershed 1967, to explain the India-China face-off and what happens next.  The standoff between India and China on the Ladakh border is making headlines. But why is this happening and what is China thinking?   Here’s the China pov:  The Covid crisis has led to political...

His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, was born on July 6, 1935 to a peasant family in the small village of Taktser in northeastern Tibet. He was born on the dirty floor of his impoverished family’s horse stables. Although he was one of 16 children, only seven of his brothers and sisters lived to see...

In this extract from How India Sees the World, India’s foremost China expert Shyam Saran decodes the secrets behind how the Chinese think and presents a sweeping history of the relationship – and border dispute – between India and China. Take a look: Deception as an instrument of statecraft is common to several...

From an intriguing debate about mankind to breaking the myths about modern China, here are bestselling author Husain Haqqani's favourite books of 2016

An interview with Pallavi Aiyar, author of Choked!, the most important book on pollution you need to read now!

Read an excerpt from Pallavi Aiyar's Choked! to find out why

Less than 3 days to Diwali, and Delhi's air pollution levels are already Severe!