All stories by 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.
How Vajpayee dealt with ChinaRediff.com18 Aug 2018
'He knew that a regime which believes that power flows from the barrel of the gun can only be handled from a position of comprehensive strength and not from a position of vulnerability and weakness,' says Rup Narayan Das.
Will Modi-Xi meeting resolve Sikkim standoff?Rediff.com17 Jul 2017
'The impasse on the India-China border in the Sikkim sector persists, but the Hamburg meeting between the two leaders will certainly have its salutary effects on the relationship between the two countries,' says China scholar Rup Narayan Das.