Chinese President Xi Jinping
08 Jul 2020
Beijing suggested Doval-Wang talks to ease tensions in Ladakh
The conversation between NSA Ajit Doval and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi last Sunday, which immediately yielded results in the Galwan Valley, was proposed by Beijing, an Indian Express report said on Wednesday.
08 Jul 2020
MHA sets panel to investigate three Gandhi family trusts
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday announced it was setting up a panel to investigate the alleged wrongdoings of three trusts of the Gandhi family — namely Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
06 Jul 2020
Rahul Gandhi skipped 11 meetings on defense, BJP slams him
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi who has been questioning the government over tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and has repeatedly asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "come clean" on the situation has, surprisingly, not attended a single meeting of the Standing Committee on Defense since September.
01 Jul 2020
PM Modi quits Chinese platform Weibo after India's app ban
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have quit Chinese microblogging platform Weibo.
29 May 2020
Indo-China tensions: Modi not in 'good mood', claims Trump
For the second time in two days, United States President Donald Trump mentioned the ongoing border tensions between India and China, going as far as saying that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unhappy with the country's neighbor.
27 May 2020
Willing to mediate: Trump on border tensions between India, China
United States President Donald Trump said he was willing to mediate between India and China to resolve their border dispute, a development not many on both sides of the border anticipated.
19 May 2020
Trump threatens WHO with permanent funding freeze, gives 30-day time
The World Health Organization (WHO) hasn't served America's interests and it would be unfair to fund the body with taxpayers' money, United States President Donald Trump told the apex health body in a strongly-worded letter.
10 May 2020
WHO denies reports that it delayed COVID-19 alert for China
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday denied a report that it delayed a global warning on the coronavirus outbreak on the request of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
08 Apr 2020
China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers
An industrial hub of China, Wuhan, where coronavirus originated from in December 2019, re-opened after 76 days on Wednesday, an event that was marked by light shows.
11 Feb 2020
Coronavirus death toll crosses 1,000; WHO team arrives in China
The fast-spreading 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has claimed over 1,000 lives, Chinese authorities confirmed on Tuesday.
24 Jan 2020
Billionaire George Soros rips into Trump; calls India's setback 'frightening'
Billionaire George Soros is the latest name to join the long list of people who aren't impressed with how Prime Minister Narendra Modi is dealing with the country.
13 Oct 2019
Elephant and dragon dance correct choice for India-China: Xi Jinping
At the end of his second informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for better ties between both countries.
12 Oct 2019
Chennai Connect marks new chapter for India-Sino relationship, says PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping today met for the last day of ongoing informal summit, at Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa in Kovalam, Tamil Nadu.
12 Oct 2019
PM Modi promotes plogging; picks garbage at Mamallapuram beach
In a similar vein with the much-publicized Swachh Bharat Mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seen picking up trash at the Mamallapuram beach in Chennai on Saturday.
12 Oct 2019
Day 1 of informal summit: Modi, Jinping discuss trade, terrorism
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held discussions concerning issues of trade and terrorism in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram. This marked day one of the ongoing informal summit between the two leaders.
11 Oct 2019
Xi Jinping lands in Chennai for informal summit with Modi
Chinese President Xi Jinping has landed in Chennai for the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He will stay in India till Saturday, October 12.
11 Oct 2019
Tibetan protesters detained from hotel where Xi Jinping will stay
Tamil Nadu police have detained five Tibetan students from the hotel where Chinese President Xi Jinping will be staying during his two-day visit to India.
11 Oct 2019
Xi Jinping, Modi to discuss terror, border at informal summit
Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in India on Friday for the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Their last informal summit took place in China's Wuhan last year, where PM Modi extended an invitation to Xi.
10 Oct 2019
Xi Jinping says he's "watching" Kashmir, India gives stern reply
India has taken a strong offense at Chinese President Xi Jinping's remarks on Kashmir, which he made on Wednesday during his meeting with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan.
09 Oct 2019
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India on October 11-12
Putting an end to days of suspense, New Delhi on Wednesday announced that Chinese President Xi Jinping will be visiting India on October 11 and 12 for the second informal summit.
14 Jun 2019
#SCOSummit: Modi talks on terrorism, launches veiled attack at Pakistan
At the ongoing Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack at Pakistan, without explicitly mentioning the neighboring country.
26 Apr 2019
Xi vows to abolish subsidies to firms that impede fair-competition
Chinese President Xi Jinping today vowed to abolish subsidies to firms that impede fair competition, addressing a major bone of contention in US trade talks.
05 Apr 2019
US, China trade talks could wrap in four weeks: Trump
US President Donald Trump said yesterday that the United States and China could wrap up trade talks within four weeks after making quick progress on the potentially "epic" deal.
14 Mar 2019
Weak Modi is scared of Xi: Rahul on Masood-Azhar issue
As China again blocked a UN resolution to designate JeM chief a global terrorist, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he was "weak" and "scared of" Chinese President Xi Jinping.
24 Feb 2019
Owaisi calls Masood Azhar 'satan'; slams Modi over Pulwama attack
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday spoke on the Pulwama attack of February 14, calling it a failure of the Narendra Modi government.
19 Feb 2019
Talks to end trade war to resume in Washington: WH
The talks between US and China to end the trade war will resume today in Washington, the White House has announced.
12 Feb 2019
Tencent invests $150mn in Reddit; users fear Chinese censorship
On Monday, Reddit confirmed that it had raised a whopping $300mn in its series D round of funding, with Chinese giants Tencent joining its fray of investors with a $150mn contribution.
11 Feb 2019
US team reaches China to engage in trade deal talks
US negotiators were in Beijing today for another round of talks on a trade deal with the clock ticking towards a March 1 deadline set by US President Donald Trump.
14 Dec 2018
PM Modi's foreign trips cost taxpayers over Rs. 2,000cr
Since he was elected to power in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited dozens of countries, and met world leaders in a bid to increase India's influence on the global stage.
29 Nov 2018
US demands transparency over Chinese debt on Pakistan
The US is demanding transparency over China's debt on Pakistan, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass told lawmakers during a Congressional hearing, amid concerns that Islamabad is seeking a multibillion-dollar bailout package from IMF to pay back Chinese creditors.
04 Nov 2018
China backs Pakistan's 'quest for peace through dialogue' with India
China today said it supported Pakistan's "quest for peace through dialogue" to settle the outstanding disputes with India as it backed Islamabad's "engagement" with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
02 Nov 2018
Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in China, seeks bailout money
Imran Khan arrived in Beijing today, in what is termed as the most significant visit to China by a Pakistani Prime Minister in recent years.
23 Oct 2018
China: President Xi Jinping launches world's longest sea bridge
Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, the world's longest sea bridge, amid attempts by Beijing to have greater control over its semi-autonomous regions.
16 Oct 2018
Trump says he wants to negotiate 'fair deal' with China
US President Donald Trump said he's willing to negotiate a fair deal with China and wants the latter to open its market like the US.
16 Sep 2018
India not lowering guard on border with China: Defense Minister
India will not lower its guard along the Line of Actual Control with China while maintaining border peace in sync with the "Wuhan" spirit, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.
05 Sep 2018
Xi to send top official to North Korea anniversary celebrations
Chinese President Xi Jinping will send a close ally to North Korea's 70th-anniversary celebrations, it was announced yesterday, following speculations he would use the occasion to make his first official Pyongyang trip.
04 Sep 2018
Xi announces another $60bn for Africa; dismisses 'debt trap' criticism
Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday announced a whopping $60 billion in new development financing for the African nations as he sought to refute criticism that the massive funding under China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is drawing the countries into a debt trap.
28 Aug 2018
Swaraj talks about economic importance of Indian Ocean in Vietnam
Emphasizing the economic importance of the Indian Ocean, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said with the eastward shift of the global economy, the Indian Ocean is at the center of the emerging "Age of Asia" and those who live in this region bear the primary responsibility for its peace and stability.
22 Jul 2018
US-Congress crushes effort to ban China's ZTE; victory for Trump
US Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom-giant ZTE in a defense bill, essentially green-lighting the Trump administration's deal to save the company accused of selling sensitive information to hostile regimes.
21 Jul 2018
Modi's gift to Rwandan President? 200 local cows!
PM Narendra Modi has been acknowledged for his thoughtful gifts- Israeli PM Benjamin Netyanahu got sacred plates, former US President Barack Obama got recordings of a Martin Luther King Jr. speech, and former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif received a shawl for his mother.