Conflicts are eternal, what matters is how they are dealt with. India has managed to keep her international water conflicts at bay but her domestic conflicts often get out of hand and become violent at the first chance that people see.
China’s economy has witnessed a slowdown due to a number of reasons – stringent lockdowns to prevent the spread of covid19, some of Xi Jinping’s tough measures pertaining to sectors such as real estate. In recent weeks, there is a realisation that China needs a course correction and senior officials have made statements in this direction. Given its current economic state, it is likely that China may also rethink its foreign policy and ensure that ties with the west do not go downhill, in spite of the Ukraine crisis.
Given the numerous benefits expected from the megaproject, CPEC, which has been regarded as a “game-changer” for Pakistan and a “corridor that must not fail” for China, it is critical to assess the situation on the ground before making any unrealistic claims about what CPEC can bring about.
The article critically analyses the intra-party democracy that the Chinese Communist Party has introduced within itself. It attempts to explore the two-contradicting nature of the Chinese state: one-party system (organizational emperorship) vs. Democracy
The five day visit of senior officials from four Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries to China is important for a number of reasons.
Authoritarian regimes outbeat everyone at glossing over weaknesses and boasting off strengths. But policymakers in New Delhi must be heedful to discern the picture China projects from the realities it confronts. For all the impediments India is facing, those that China faces are greater and severe.
Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party have resolved to make China into a socialist state by putting emphasis on “common prosperity” to combat the yawning wealth gap. This article will examine if such a policy will indeed help to reduce inequality or if China will soon witness an economic tumult. Is this policy a short-sighted goal or can it bear fruits in the long run?
This review considers the subversion of the racial hierarchy in 1920s colonial Saigon in Marguerite Duras’ The Lover as well as the novel’s portrayal of gender dynamics in colonial Indo-China.
In this article, Anuraag talks about the possible impacts of the GSP withdrawal on India.
Reproduced from Economic and Political Weekly Issue Vol. 50. Issue No. 49, Dec 5, 2015 with the authors’ permission. The authors Geethanjali Nataraj (email@example.com) and
The inclusion of the Yuan in the SDR is a significant move in various respects. Deepanshu Mohan analyses the possible consequences of the ‘promotion’ of
To understand the reasons for the Chinese slowdown, it is important to revisit the reasons for China’s economic success. In this article, Alexandra de Mingo