All stories by Dr RUP NARAYAN DAS
Why Taiwan is not UkraineRediff.com28 Feb 2022
Brinkmanship in the Taiwan Strait will not only be a recipe for disaster to both China and Taiwan, but also to international peace and stability, warns Rup Narayan Das.
China Does Not Understand Indian DemocracyRediff.com6 Jan 2022
In democratic India, a citizen can be a patriot and at the same time be critical of the government, unlike China which promulgated a national security law in Hong Kong prescribing patriotism to contest elections, observes Rup Narayan Das.
Quad Is Not In A QuandaryRediff.com25 Sep 2021
More than India's alignment with the Quad, India's defence cooperation and partnership with the USA is of critical importance, notes Rup Narayan Das.
Malabar Exercise: Samudramanthan Message to China?Rediff.com26 Aug 2021
Although the Malabar is a routine exercise which has been carried out for several years now, security experts attach a lot of traction to it in view of China's assertive behaviour in the South China Sea, observes Rup Narayan Das.
Why is Blinken Rushing to Delhi?Rediff.com26 Jul 2021
The elephant in the room will permeate the conversations, predicts Rup Narayan Das.
Xi's domestic challenges in the months aheadRediff.com3 Jul 2021
There is simmering disquiet in the Communist party and the world is watching as to what can unfold in China in the days to come ahead of next year's party congress, notes Rup Narayan Das.
Why India denied China 5-G trialRediff.com3 Jun 2021
Given the security dilemma prevailing between India and China, India should curb the operation of Chinese telecom companies in India, asserts Dr Rup Narayan Das.
China's Covid overtures don't impress IndiaRediff.com4 May 2021
India has realised that one can only deal with China from a position of strength and that is not palatable to Beijing, observes Dr Rup Narayan Das.
India, Pakistan, Bangladesh: Brothers in BloodRediff.com27 Mar 2021
At a time when China is trying to make its foray into South Asia, India should use its shared history to strengthen its ties in the region, says Dr Rup Narayan Das.
Britain, China clash over new UK visa for Hong KongersRediff.com25 Feb 2021
Britain and China have clashed over the offer of British National Overseas passports to Hong Kong residents, observes Rup Narayan Das.
Joe Biden is no stranger to IndiaRediff.com13 Nov 2020
The beauty of the relationship between the two countries is that they agree to disagree and perhaps that is the strongest bond between the two governments and their relationships, notes Rup Narayan Das.
China debate in Parliament should be constructiveRediff.com15 Sep 2020
India-China relations have always attracted Parliament's attention and there have always been useful and productive and constructive discussions how to engage with China, notes Rup Narayan Das.
Why we need a Deputy Chairman and Deputy SpeakerRediff.com12 Sep 2020
The activities of the two secretariats over the years have increased many folds which involve manpower planning, judicious and prudent financial management, transfer, postings of senior officials, meeting the grievances of the officials and staff, reveals Rup Narayan Das.
Rajasthan Crisis: Explained: Anti-Defection LawRediff.com22 Jul 2020
A major drawback of the Anti-Defection Law is the lack of precise definition of defection itself, points out Rup Narayan Das.
Ladakh Standoff: Govt, Opposition consensus essentialRediff.com19 Jun 2020
'A firm national resolve can only deter and defeat the nefarious designs of the adversary,' notes Rup Narayan Das.
Has COVID-19 soured India-China relations further?Rediff.com23 Apr 2020
'The virus of trust deficit seems to be taking a toll of the friendship built over the years by succeeding leaderships of the two countries,' notes Rup Narayan Das.
India's outreach in the time of coronavirusRediff.com26 Mar 2020
India's soft power diplomacy came into play during this cataclysm affecting the world as the pandemic defies barriers and borders, notes Rup Narayan Das.
Explained: How India can resurrect NAMRediff.com25 Oct 2019
'Instead of writing NAM's obituary, India should reinvent it,' suggests Dr Rup Narayan Das.
Did India, China really connect in Chennai?Rediff.com15 Oct 2019
'India's relationship with China has been and will continue to be complex, delicate and sensitive,' says Rup Narayan Das.
Explained: What ails India China relationshipRediff.com10 Oct 2019
'A lack of strategic trust and the 'persistent security dilemma' prevails between India and China,' points out Dr Rup Narayan Das.