The Kakodkar panel pegged the cost of implementing safety measures at about Rs 1 lakh crore. Even a fraction of that money could not be arranged.
The biggest red rag for Beijing is Modi's bold decision to rope in Tokyo in the region's infrastructure development.
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PM’s itinerary is in keeping with the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls and Ahmed Patel’s Rajya Sabha victory.
It is in Tokyo's interest in freeing New Delhi so that it can counter Beijing.
The US-India-Russia-Japan alliance could emerge as the world's most powerful if its components play their cards well.
Under this agreement, New Delhi is legally committed to unilateral moratorium on nuclear testing to Tokyo.
The PM's strategists are seeking the alchemy of geo-economics with geo-politics.
Both countries need to work jointly and emerge as a possible alternative to China.
At the local level too it has served to unite the two communities together.