Ananth Krishnan

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Opinion | India should ignore US-China politics in making Huawei call

India should be clear-eyed about the benefits and costs of engaging with the Chinese firm, rather than get lost in a debate about geopolitics.

13 Jul 2019 - 6:26PM

India should be clear-eyed about the benefits and costs of engaging with the Chinese firm, rather than get lost in a debate about geopolitics.

India should ignore US-China politics in making Huawei call
Asian Angle | Cringeworthy, yes, but Ivanka Trump had something to say about US-India ties

As cringeworthy as it was to watch Donald Trump’s daughter at the G20, her glowing comments about India carry a message worth noting.

5 Jul 2019 - 6:16PM

As cringeworthy as it was to watch Donald Trump’s daughter at the G20, her glowing comments about India carry a message worth noting.

Cringeworthy, yes, but Ivanka Trump had something to say about US-India ties
For Modi 2.0, India’s US-China balancing act just got trickier

Border stand-offs with China, air strikes in Pakistan, and a strong-arm approach to India’s smaller neighbours marked Narendra Modi’s first term as prime minister. Now safely re-elected, is it time for the friendly approach?

25 May 2019 - 5:31PM

Border stand-offs with China, air strikes in Pakistan, and a strong-arm approach to India’s smaller neighbours marked Narendra Modi’s first term as prime minister. Now safely re-elected, is it time for the friendly approach?

For Modi 2.0, India’s US-China balancing act just got trickier
Opinion | China and India look to cooperate despite belt and road disagreements

New Delhi’s absence at the Belt and Road Forum would not have any negative impact on Sino-India ties as the two countries have moved to stabilise their relationship.

25 Apr 2019 - 7:38PM

New Delhi’s absence at the Belt and Road Forum would not have any negative impact on Sino-India ties as the two countries have moved to stabilise their relationship.

China and India look to cooperate despite belt and road disagreements
Opinion | For China, 62 billion reasons to be cautious in India-Pakistan crisis

Beijing has long walked a tightrope between Delhi and Islamabad, but the US$62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has changed the game. Can it maintain these newly close relations while preserving regional stability?

2 Mar 2019 - 11:12PM

Beijing has long walked a tightrope between Delhi and Islamabad, but the US$62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has changed the game. Can it maintain these newly close relations while preserving regional stability?

For China, 62 billion reasons to be cautious in India-Pakistan crisis
Opinion | Can China and India salvage their relationship ‘reset’ at this week’s ‘other summit’ with Russia?

Away from the media spotlight of the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, another meeting is taking place – one that’s less well-known, but equally significant

26 Feb 2019 - 5:57PM

Away from the media spotlight of the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, another meeting is taking place – one that’s less well-known, but equally significant

Can China and India salvage their relationship ‘reset’ at this week’s ‘other summit’ with Russia?
On Reflection | How China can warm India to its new-found financial clout

Sri Lanka shows Beijing’s enduring influence in South Asia. But as a long-time critic of its expansionist policies, New Delhi still needs convincing

18 Jan 2019 - 8:57PM

Sri Lanka shows Beijing’s enduring influence in South Asia. But as a long-time critic of its expansionist policies, New Delhi still needs convincing

How China can warm India to its new-found financial clout
Asian Angle | For India and China, uncertainty is the only sure thing about 2019
  • Last year saw the two countries repair their relations after the deep freeze caused by the 2017 Doklam stand-off. But while they grow closer, it is obvious they have different priorities – particularly where the US is concerned
11 Jan 2019 - 7:27PM
  • Last year saw the two countries repair their relations after the deep freeze caused by the 2017 Doklam stand-off. But while they grow closer, it is obvious they have different priorities – particularly where the US is concerned
For India and China, uncertainty is the only sure thing about 2019
The other G20 meeting: can Xi and Modi solve the China-India border paradox?

Both China and India agree on what a resolution entails, but neither wants it, for different reasons

30 Nov 2018 - 2:25PM

Both China and India agree on what a resolution entails, but neither wants it, for different reasons

The other G20 meeting: can Xi and Modi solve the China-India border paradox?
Asian Angle | In India and China, #MeToo has much further to go

Two cases – involving Chinese television anchor Zhu Jun and Indian politician M.J. Akbar – have galvanised women. But the movement is not short of hurdles, and there is no guarantee those who speak out will succeed.

19 Oct 2018 - 4:25PM

Two cases – involving Chinese television anchor Zhu Jun and Indian politician M.J. Akbar – have galvanised women. But the movement is not short of hurdles, and there is no guarantee those who speak out will succeed.

In India and China, #MeToo has much further to go