Tagged: India

If India makes more Long-Range ICBMs, Beijing may help Pak do the same : Chinese State Media

Highlights Chinese media said Pakistan should get the same nuclear privileges as India It also hinted it will help Pakistan build long-range nuclear missiles It said India has 'broken limits' on how many missiles it can make Beijing wants to communicate the message that if India increases the number of its long-range missiles, it will…

2.5 Billion People, Nukes and Missiles. What could go wrong?

It's a frightening prospect, India and China going to war. The countries are home to 2.5 billion people, a long and sometimes disputed border -- which they've fought wars over -- and each have nuclear weapons. And India announced last month it successfully tested the Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which could theoretically deliver a…

India’s Agni Long-Range Missiles Broke UN Limits: Chinese Media

India has "broken" UN limits on nuclear arms and long-range missiles and Pakistan should also be accorded the same "privilege", state-run Chinese media said today as it criticised New Delhi for carrying out Agni-4 and 5 missile tests whose range covers the Chinese mainland. "India has broken the UN's limits on its development of nuclear…

CPEC and dollars are more important than Interest of Muslims

As long as CPEC related projects are not completed and dollars are coming in, Pakistani government, Pakistani people and even the religious parties can ignore anti Muslim policies of China. To these people regular flow of dollars, whether from Washington or Beijing, is more important than to speak about anti Muslim policies. Anyone who dares…

Critical India-Russia Pact to Improve Fighter Aircraft Availability

India and Russia are trying to correct the tardy supply of spares for fighter aircraft with a pact that would pave the way for local manufacturing of spares. This move should give further impetus to Indo-Russia defense ties. India and Russia are at an advanced stage of signing a long-term arrangement that includes the manufacturing…

Ignored dimensions of India’s MTCR membership

The membership to India has definitely ease space and missile collaboration with Russia, which could not supply cryogenic engines and other dual use technology missiles to India, because it was bound by MTCR norms India was induced in the MTCR on June 9, 2016 that was before the formal plenary held in Busan (South Korea)…

Why is China calling back its citizens from India?

China has all but curbed the movement of Tibetans crossing over into India in order to prevent people from its restive Tibet Autonomous Region from attending an important Buddhist event where the Dalai Lama is in attendance. Beijing had also asked Tibetans in India to return home before New Year’s Eve, warning their families of…

China-India competition can upgrade globalization

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee paid a four-day visit to China last week. His first destination was Guangzhou, the vanguard city of China's reform and opening-up. His stop in Guangdong Province is believed to have symbolic significance. Mukherjee arrives as relations between New Delhi and Beijing offer new incentives. India's Look East strategy and China's "Belt…

India needs to cool its missile fever

On Monday, India successfully tested its long-range ballistic missile, Agni-IV, which can travel 4,000 kilometers and carry a nuclear warhead, in the wake of an earlier successful test-firing of Agni-V that has a range of more than 5,000 kilometers. The country's media were elated in their reports, stressing that India's tests of the nuclear-capable ballistic…

Pakistan Builds New Missile Ship to Shield Chinese Trade Routes

Pakistan has officially begun construction of a missile warship that the country hopes will guarantee the integrity of its vital trade corridor with China. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is key to the financial and national security interests of both countries. For Islamabad, Beijing’s capital investment in infrastructure projects offers promise to give the country’s economy…

Emerging Russia-Pakistan Strategic Ties may become India’s Newest Bugbear

Realist theorists like Hans Morgenthau hold that in international relations, there are no permanent friends or foes but always national interests. It will remain very interesting to see the changing Russian foreign policy towards India through the characteristics of the bear which is generally used to symbolise Russia. The bear has often been revered in…

Trump Administration will boost India-US-Israel Tri-Lateral Partnership

The optics of the U.S.-Israel relations will change for the better under the incoming Donald Trump administration and this will have a positive impact on India’s relations with both, said a senior functionary of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), an influential advocacy group. Jason Isaacson, AJC’s Director of International Affairs, who recently returned from Israel,…

Despite having a powerful military, China will never attack India

What if China attacks India?' someone asked me for reasons best known to him. I stand with my point that China will never dare to attack India. (Refer my article 'Indo-Pak war like situation: Why China will not dare to wage a war against India in support of Pakistan' published here on 26th September 2016.…

Deterrence Against The Dragon: Why Agni’s Arc Worries China

The shrill, disjointed and illogical rants emanating from Beijing after the fourth successful test of the Agni-V missile is an adequate proof that nothing succeeds like deterrence. By developing a missile designed solely for raining down nuclear warheads at the Han heartland, India has effectively neutralised the Chinese nuclear threat. Deterrence is the threat of…