S Balachandran

  • Emulate China, don't envy it: Chidambaram January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that India's trade with China was booming and there was no reason to envy the country, rather it should be emulated. He said China and India are two large countries and Beijing challenges New Delhi to compete with it on equal terms. "We...
  • Chinese daily criticises India for trader reports January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: A pro-government Chinese daily has come down heavily against India over the recent incidents involving traders. 'The Global Times' claims that Indian diplomat S Balachandran who fainted in a Shanghai court on Saturday tried to "secretly" take away two detained Indian nationals under the pretence of going to...
  • Indian embassy warns Indian traders in China January 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian embassy in China has issued a statement warning Indian traders to avoid transaction in the Chinese city of Yiwu. This comes just a day after an Indian diplomat was manhandled by hooligans inside a city court. The diplomat identified as S Balachandran was denied medication to control...
  • China: India asks traders to stay away from Yiwu January 3, 2012

    Beijing: The two Indians, who were virtually held captive by local traders in China's Yiwu trade hub, have now been shifted to a hotel for "safety" reasons by the police, even as India issued an advisory asking its traders to "stay away" from the busy commodity centre. Police in Yiwu, a...
  • India complains to China over envoy treatment January 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Foreign Minister SM Krishna on Monday said that he has Instructed Indian mission in Beijing to take up diplomat attack issue with Chinese authorities. "No harm should be done to Indian officials. They cannot take law into their own hands," he said. In an ugly incident, an Indian diplomat based...
  • Diplomat attack: India to take it up with China January 2, 2012

    New Delhi: India has taken serious note of the attack on an Indian diplomat in a Chinese court by some local traders. Indian embassy officials are apparently in a meeting with officials from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing. Sources have said that the Ministry of External Affairs has...