Increased dependence on China in the last few years had been detrimental to the growth of Indian MSMEs in the pharmaceutical sector.
A long delay in a cogent response against China is ceding them a window to rework their strategy.
Chief of army staff general Bipin Rawat has been emphasising that India must shift its tactical military focus from Pakistan to China.
The Indian prime minister is exploring all possible options to counter Beijing's Belt and Road initiative.
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Given Beijing's strategy of scuttling New Delhi's rise, the country should prepare itself for a long-term rivalry with the dragon.
It was not timed to coincide with the Cuban missile crisis.
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If Beijing was to consider a stronger statement of support when PM Narendra Modi visits China in May, such an outcome will clearly not come for free without strong bargaining.
In the coming decades and beyond, the world is likely to witness prodigious bloodshed as the US agenda of world domination continues to unfold.
From posing tensions in the Indian Ocean to now being in league with the Sri Lankan government, we need to do something about it.
Beijing has cautioned India about meddling into its affairs in Vietnam.