Articles by Sutirtho Patranobis
In the end, not the CPC's policies but Chinese couples — women specifically — will decide whether to have more children or not
Published on Jan 20, 2024 10:15 PM IST
Though India has had deeper historical and cultural ties with Male, China made rapid inroads into the island country with its infrastructure projects
Published on Jan 15, 2024 08:14 PM IST
The January 13 election will decide how Taiwan handles a belligerent Beijing’s threats – both economic and military — of merging it with the mainland
Published on Jan 02, 2024 08:44 PM IST
Over the past decade, Li ceded power within the CPC and as the leader that steered the economy: Instead of Li’s reform-focused policies, Xi’s statism took over.
Updated on Nov 02, 2023 05:25 PM IST
Besides sacking Li Shangfu, China’s National People’s Congress, also voted to remove former foreign minister Qin Gang from his position as state councillor
Updated on Oct 24, 2023 08:37 PM IST
Cheng Lei’s arrest coincided with the deteriorating ties between China and Australia following Canberra’s loud demand for an international probe into source of the Covid-19 pandemic
Published on Oct 11, 2023 01:52 PM IST
China's defence minister, General Li Shangfu, has not been seen in public for over two weeks, leading to speculation about his whereabouts.
Updated on Sep 16, 2023 10:24 AM IST
BySutirtho Patranobis, New Delhi
India and Brazil on Sunday affirmed their common vision for global prosperity as Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the G20 presidential gavel to Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Published on Sep 11, 2023 01:02 AM IST
BySutirtho Patranobis, New Delhi:
PM Narendra Modi and Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva have agreed to have “regular bilateral coordination meetings on Security Council Reform
Neither Li, China’s second-ranking leader in the Communist Party of China’s hierarchy, at the summit instead of President Xi Jinping, nor his delegation offered any comment on the declaration
Published on Sep 10, 2023 01:15 PM IST
The 24-page magazine, “Bharat: The Mother of Democracy”, has been produced specially for the summit to be distributed free among delegates and journalists
Updated on Sep 10, 2023 04:47 AM IST
The Leaders’ Summit will comprise three key sessions — One Earth, One Family and One Future — besides other side events. President Droupadi Murmu will host a dinner in the honour of the G20 leaders later in the day
Updated on Sep 09, 2023 09:23 AM IST
A crafts bazaar has been set up at the G20 Summit venue in New Delhi, showcasing traditional handicrafts from across India. The bazaar features 30 stalls selling items such as Thanjavur paintings, Telia cloth, and Dhokra metalwork. The exhibition allows G20 Summit attendees to purchase handicrafts with historical and economic significance to India. The bazaar focuses on products identified under the government's one district, one product scheme, which aims to promote specific items from each district. Live demonstrations by artisans are also planned during the summit.
Updated on Sep 09, 2023 12:38 AM IST
ByDeeksha Bhardwaj, Sutirtho Patranobis
Differences between the West and Russia over the language to be used remains the primary hurdle against the New Delhi declaration
Published on Sep 08, 2023 09:22 PM IST
Former army chief Manoj Naravane, navy chief Karambir Singh, and air chief RKS Bhadauria delivered talks in Taipei on August 8.
Updated on Sep 01, 2023 02:45 AM IST
Unforeseen political ripples occur when Barbie enters the South China sea dispute. The film's controversial map with the nine-dash line led to a ban in Vietnam
Published on Jul 28, 2023 05:25 PM IST
Speculation over the reasons behind Qin Gang’s disappearance - he was last seen at an event on June 25 - was immediately censored on China’s closely-monitored social media
Updated on Jul 25, 2023 08:46 PM IST
Without directly referring to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the SCO, Xi Jinping said, should “…promote political settlement of international and regional hotspot issues, and build a solid barrier for regional security”
China will send a special envoy to Ukraine, Russia and other European nations from Monday to discuss a “political settlement” to the war in Ukraine.
Beijing’s retaliatory measure comes a day after Justin Trudeau’s government expelled Toronto-based Chinese diplomat Zhao Wei, accused of attempting to intimidate Canadian lawmaker, Michael Chong
China on Monday blamed the US for undermining ties, with foreign minister Qin Gang telling ambassador Nicholas Burns that bilateral relations have “encountered cold ice” because of a series of “erroneous words and deeds” by Washington.
Qin met Pakistani foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and acting foreign minister of the Afghan interim government Amir Khan Muttaqi over the weekend for the “China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Dialogue”
Chinese foreign minister Qin Gang met his Indian counterpart, S Jaishankar, on the margins of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) foreign ministers’ meeting
China’s foreign minister Qin Gang will visit Islamabad from May 5 to 6 to attend the China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Dialogue in Pakistan.
Qin Qang, who is the highest-ranking Chinese official to meet Myanmar’s top leadership since the military coup over two years ago
Chinese foreign minister Qin Gang will visit India to attend the SCO foreign ministers’ meeting this week, his second trip to the country in two months, and also travel to Myanmar to deepen cooperation.
Several key meetings in the run-up to the summit have already been held in India including the national security advisers’ meeting on March 29 and the defence ministers’ meeting in late April
The latest CDC report said vaccine booster shots are effective in preventing infection and preventing symptoms of the disease within six months.
It will be the first visit by a Chinese defence minister to India since Indian and Chinese militaries have been locked in a three-year standoff in eastern Ladakh
China is expected to be overtaken by India as the world's most populous country in 2023. What does this imply?