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The Chinese formula

By Yubaraj Ghimire Revolutionaries often talk of the possibility of counter-revolutionary forces emerging, if they don’t behave themselves or match the expectations of the people....

Nepali Maoists Protégé: Int’l Community

By Maila Baje — All in all, within his first 100 days in office, Dahal had met with the leaders of China, India and the United States, the three principal drivers of the country’s destiny.

Rattled by Chinese submarines, India joins other nations in rebuilding fleet

By Sanjeev Miglani and Tommy Wilkes (Reuters) - India is speeding up a navy modernisation programme and leaning on its neighbours to curb Chinese submarine...

China is Muscling India out of the Maldives

By Robert Beckhusen —If the Maldives kicking out the Indian helicopters are any indication, Chinese influence has grown since — if at least in relative terms as India’s presence deteriorates. This fits within China’s larger economic designs in the Indian Ocean, the informally-named “string of pearls” of ports, airports and economic investment stretching from the South China Sea to Pakistan.

China to invest $40b in Silk Road Fund

By Chen Yang Will provide financing for maritime, land economic belts in Asia China will contribute $40 billion to establish a Silk Road Fund and push...

Aggressive Chinese Moves in South China Sea Conflict

By Joshua Philipp — An announcement by the Chinese regime on June 16 about its island building in the South China Sea is less than meets the eye.

Nepal Political Mess: It Hasn’t All Been Said Yet

By Maila Baje — However you slice it, the prevailing narrative about an Indian diplomatic triumph says more about the level of New Delhi’s thinking that about the geopolitical predilections of the man. An Indian kiss to the Maoist Centre and the Nepali Congress amid the tumultuous battle of perceptions can only be one of death, regardless of how emphatically those two parties insist they would honor all the agreements Oli’s government signed with China. The notion that Beijing somehow advised Nepal’s political establishment to patch up with India after Chinese officials and diplomats failed to stop the hemorrhage in Oli’s coalition must be seen against Dahal’s recent public assertion that Beijing would be happy to see him return to the premiership.

China means no Competition with India in Nepal: FM Wang

“We hope Nepal becomes a bridge for China with India and South Asia.” By Telegraphnepal China raises Nepal aide 5-fold to compete with India. This is what...

Nextdoor Nepal: SAARC and after

By Yubaraj Ghimire — If and how India undoes some of the radical changes in Nepal midwifed by the UPA government, and how soon Nepal’s leaders realise their failure, will offer clues to Kathmandu’s future course. For Modi, the challenge also lies in assessing the damage the UPA’s Nepal policy did to bilateral relations, including generating hostility towards India, and taking corrective measures.

India in South China Sea?

By Harsh V Pant With the Vietnamese prime minister’s visit to Delhi earlier this week, the Narendra Modi government has underlined its intention to take...