Brig Narender Kumar Writes: Xi is making concerted efforts to send a message to the nation that “achieving total unity is the collective hope of all Chinese people”. Such assertions from Xi are aimed to quell opposition of his appointment as President for life and also to suppress any uprising if triggered by his opponents within the country. However, instead of directly targeting his nemesis within his party he is trying to deflect the blame on separatist of Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Subhasish Writes: In recent decades, due to global warming, the Arctic region has witnessed the decline of the ice cover on the Arctic Ocean. This has opened up opportunities to commercially utilise the three Arctic maritime routes, exploit the natural resources of the region and transform global shipping patterns.
Narender writes, Survival of political parties in Jammu & Kashmir depends upon repeating the lie every day that Jammu and Kashmir is unresolved political issue that has been muddied by Pakistan. Every time there are elections rhetoric reaches crescendo describing Kashmir as a conflict state to reap political dividends.