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Purges in Security Apparatus Indicate Xi Jinping Faces Resistance

The months till the 20th Party Congress scheduled for late next year are fraught with risk for China and its neighbours. It is a particularly crucial year for Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is trying to secure a third term, unprecedented since Mao....

China: Daily Scan, November 09, 2021

19th CPC Central Committee holds sixth plenary session: Xinhuanet
November 8, 2021
The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) started its sixth plenary session in Beijing on Monday. Xi Jinping, general secr....

China: Daily Scan, November 1, 2021

Regional broadcasters cautioned over excessive entertainment: Xinhuanet October 29, 2021
Four regional broadcasters were summoned for an inquiry on Friday for airing excessive entertainment programs in their satellite TV services. The br....

People’s Liberation Army Navy - An Overview of Maritime Strategic Thought, Naval Capabilities, Implications of Military Reforms & Naval Operations and Exercises

This paper aims to provide an overview of the Chinese maritime strategic thought and naval capabilities that could have a bearing on India’s strategic and security environment, particularly in the Indian Ocean. It provides a broad picture of major ....

China: Profound, Palpable and Persistent Winds of Change-Implications for India

Is China on throes of Cultural Revolution 2.0? What will be political effects of an economic slowdown in China, and near-term pain propelled by strong headwinds? Does this shifting dynamic and internal discourse in China matter to India? With the Tal....

China: Daily Scan, October 4, 2021

Senior Chinese political advisor under probe: Xinhuanet October 2, 2021
Fu Zhenghua, deputy head of the Committee on Social and Legal Affairs of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, is being i....

Profound Transformation in China in the “NEW ERA”

In a surprising statement, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman on 22 September 2021 stated that the “…Galwan incident took place because India violated all signed agreements and treaties and encroached upon Chinese territory and illegally cross....

Using AUKUS to Brazen it Out

The United States’ and the United Kingdom’s overtures to Australia to help it acquire a fleet of nuclear-powered general-purpose attack submarines (SSNs) infuse a perilous complexity into the strategic Indo-Pacific environment, rendering it more ....

China’s Communist Party Celebrates its Centenary-What Next?

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s centenary celebrations were extensively covered in the Chinese media. Xi Jinping, who holds China’s three top positions of CCP General Secretary, Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) and Chinese Pr....

Eastern Ladakh – Fixing “No-Patrolling Buffer Areas”!

A significant change happened in management of LAC between PLA and Indian Army/ ITBP post 10th Round of Talks at Chushul that led to phased, coordinated, verified and synchronised disengagement at North and South of Pangong Tso and in Rezangla-Ric....

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