India–China relations: issues and emerging trends

  title={India–China relations: issues and emerging trends},
  author={B. M. Jain},
  journal={The Round Table},
  pages={253 - 269}
  • B. Jain
  • Published 1 April 2004
  • Political Science
  • The Round Table
‘Flowering relations’ between India and China in the early 1950s were based on peaceful co‐existence. But these withered and faded in an atmosphere of mutual hostility following the 1962 war between the two countries. A new phase of improved ties began with Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's visit to China in December 1988, resulting in the setting up of a Joint Working Group to defuse tension and ensure peace and tranquillity on the borders. Since the end of the Cold War and the demise of… 
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