N S Venkataraman

N S Venkataraman

Opinions/Stories

RCEP: China’s strategy to browbeat the world

China very well knows and probably several countries also know that China is vulnerable to trade pressure, as it’s economy is very largely dependent on exploiting the global market.  

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PM Modi's handling of coronavirus crisis in India needs to be recognised

The essence of Modi government's management of the crisis is that Modi has been continuously communicating with the people by addressing the nation at regular intervals

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Will Senkaku Island dispute lead to China-Japan war?

Japan would certainly like to avoid friction with China but there needs to be reciprocity from China in this approach

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The Quad should accord recognition to Taiwan

While China has made spectacular progress in industrial and economic growth and military power, this 'progress' has only caused alarm in many countries who are concerned about the aggressive…

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US Presidential Debate: A listless affair

There was much cross-talk and interruptions by both the candidates which reduced the presidential debate to an acrimonious TV debate. Should those aspiring to become US President reflect such…

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Is China biting more than it can chew?

China is trying to encircle India, by bringing all India’s neighbours -  Pakistan, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka - under its influence.

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Is Nepal going the Tibet way?

As China's political and economic influence is growing in Nepal, It would be unfortunate if Nepal goes the Tibet way.

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Buddhists around the world must raise voice for Tibet liberation

The present time is ripe for achieving the liberation of Tibet and restore the glory of Buddhist philosophy.

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India's avoidable import dependence on China

India has to confront China on several fronts including and that includes trade as well 

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India must stand-up to China

India must seek cooperation from countries like the US, Japan, Australia, Vietnam, Israel and others, which are equally concerned about Chinese greed and territorial ambitions.

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Is change of leadership in the US necessary?

Continued criticism of such media against Trump may not have a significant impact on the results of the forthcoming US Presidential election.

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Is Nepal falling into China's debt trap?

It can be assumed that China, which is now increasingly adopting self-centred strategies to expand its territories, must have encouraged the Nepal government to take such a step.

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Does recent violence in US indicate a basic flaw in American society?

While some turned violent, there were a number of other protestors who conducted themselves peacefully and with dignity.

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Superpower marathon: Here's how China's strategy is different from the US

The US may have the ambition to impose its authority as a superpower, but it has no desire of territorial expansions that China has.

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By excluding Taiwan, WHO remains a flawed organisation

WHO should not buckle under the pressure of the Chinese government to keep Taiwan out. 

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