The U.S. Navy’s top officer on December 19 said that vessels from eastern Pacific could be brought forward to reinforce U.S. naval power in Asia as Washington contends with increased threats in the region and accidents that have weakened its maritime force.
Hardnews looks back at its year-long in depth reporting on China. In April, we looked at the growing tension between between India and China after the Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh. We provided a detailed account on the visit, its implications and China’s desperate need to co-opt Tibetan Buddhism. In July and August, in the backdrop of the Doklam stand-off, our reporters travelled to Nepal and Sri Lanka to ascertain the impact of the fallout on the neighbourhood.
As the country celebrated its 70th Independence Day, debt-ridden farmers in Maharashtra took to the streets to protest against the delay in rolling out the farm loan waiver scheme and refused to allow ministers to hoist flags
Debasrita Chakraborty Delhi