Jawaharlal Nehru did not try to cover up the Chinese betrayal. Unlike Prime Minister Modi, Nehru accepted a young AB Vajpayee’s demand and called a Parliament session on November 8, 1962, writes Manish Tewari.
The Chinese use force not to capture territory but to reinforce political messages, and the consequences in terms of both casualties and returning captured land, is all but inconsequential in their strategic calculus, writes Manish Tewari
China under Xi needs to realise that the 21st Century cannot be Asian Century and much less a Chinese Century till the time it does not accommodate the other Asian players and not limited to the above.
The Government must prepare a blueprint and the Prime Minister must create a national consensus and implement it. We need to bring our total fertility rate further down from 2.1 to 1 or even lower, writes Congress MP Manish Tewari.