Now, Beijing would like to use the Golden Urn again for the next Dalai Lama, as they have done for their Panchen Lama candidate, Gyaltsen Norbu (for the past 20 years, the boy selected by the Dalai Lama is still languishing under house arrest somewhere in China).
President Xi Jinping of China looked tired and weary last week at the BRICS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summits in Ufa, the capital of the Russian Federation’s Republic of Bashkortostan.
The 3 choices made by the Dalai Lama during his life in exile will help Tibet to become a truly modern nation in the future. Not surprisingly, these choices are not acceptable to China.
As the first batch of Indian pilgrims visit Mount Kailash via the new route opened by China, know all about it.
Xi Jinping meets Panchen Lama to remind the latter about his work in Tibet.
China watchers have predicted a ‘crack’, others a ‘collapse’, all might be wrong, but the fact remains that the Middle Kingdom has entered troubled waters, not only in the South China Sea.
Claude Arpi on an Alzheimerish China and Ajit Doval’s comments on why Delhi ‘needs to remain on a very high alert’.
n China the fact remains that in the years to come. Narendra Modi will have a lot of work to untie the many knots left by Jawaharlal Nehru and his advisors like K.M. Panikar and V.K. Krishna Menon.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing to pay his maiden visit to Beijing (as Prime Minister), it necessary to come back on another visit, President Xi Jinping’s trip to Pakistan and the enormity of the ‘gifts’ that Chinese President brought in his luggage as he landed in Islamabad.
Before his visit to China, Mr. Narendra Modi probably realises that he can’t stop the rise of the Middle Kingdom, neither on land or on seas, but in the years to come, a professional and well-trained Indian Navy could act as a deterrent against the fast occupation of the Sea by a today-peaceful China.