Ahead of Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India on Sunday, Chinese media in Beijing on Saturday said it is difficult for the two nations to restore mutual trust without resolving border dispute though mistrust could gradually be reduced with good faith in each other's strategic intentions.
The India-China border dispute is unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, but Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to India is likely to give impetus to bilateral and trade ties. Sutirtho Patranobis & Jayanth Jacob report. Engaging the dragon | China’s ring of friction
India says all issues will be "on the table", including a recent border spat and a festering trade imbalance, during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the South Asian giant which starts tomorrow.
The way Indian and Chinese media covered the latest border dispute was a study in wide contrast. Perhaps an indicator of the role media is playing in shaping diplomacy between an imperfect but raucous democracy and an economically superior, authoritarian regime. Sutirtho Patranobis writes. India and China bilateral trade
In wake of the recent border dispute in Ladakh, both India and China are making efforts to rebuild ties factoring in political and economic realities on the ground. Shishir Gupta writes. China’s ring of friction | The order of business
If you have a plane to catch then it is best if you avoid taking Sardar Patel Marg for the next two days. HT reports. Diversions on arterial road
Chinese premier Li Keqiang arrived in New Delhi today on his first overseas official visit and will hold talks with PM Manmohan Singh on all contentious issues later this evening. Chinese premier arrives in India
The customary joint-statement that will be issued tomorrow after the talks between the PM and the visiting Chinese premier will have one important feature missing - an affirmation by India of One-China principle, which recognises Tibet and Taiwan as Chinese regions. Jayanth Jacob reports. Li's visit: Full coverage | Li arrives in India
There is every chance that a border face-of f might happen again but China is looking to engage India in a way it has not done before – looking at New Delhi as an important neighbour and ally, possibly in the league of Moscow.
In light of China’s recent incursion into Ladakh, PM Manmohan Singh on Sunday conveyed to his visiting counterpart Li Keqiang that 'peace and tranquility' on the border is the 'foundation' of the bilateral ties and any disruption will impact the relationship. Jayanth Jacob reports. Li's visit: Full coverage | Li arrives in India | No big breaks expected
At the talks, India is set to raise the issue of the Chinese incursion and hope for a "more favourable response" on the Brahmaputra joint mechanism. HT reports.Li's visit: Full coverage
PM said: "We've had differences but peace must be preserved on the borders," adding that special measures were needed to build greater confidence between the two nations. Improving mutual trust with India crucial: Li
Tibetan activists today defied security and managed to stage a small protest near the Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi where Chinese premier Li Keqiang is staying, police said.
"Chindia" was the buzzword in the official Chinese media today as Communist Party of China (CPC) mouthpieces gushed about the opportunity awaiting the two countries in cementing bilateral ties and opening up wide windows for trade and business.
Confronted with a growing trade imbalance, India and China on Monday inked a slew of pacts, listed a host of measures and pitched for greater Chinese investment in India aimed at addressing the issue.