The many ways India must NOT think about China


One of the positive trends in India’s think tank community in the past few years is the emergence of institutes that aim to study China. Last week, journalist Nitin Gokhale reported that the ministry of external affairs has set up a new think tank that includes members from intelligence, defence and trade.

The higher education system has invested in setting up a few new centres that will observe and analyse China from various perspectives and purposes. This ought to have started at least a decade ago, but better late than never.

Many educated Indians can name at least half a dozen states of the United States and their respective capitals. Bengaluru and Hyderabad are likely to score higher on this test. However, even among the more informed Indians, it is hard to find people who can name a few Chinese provinces.

Similarly, a lot of Indians know excruciating details about the US political system, can identify US administration officials, senators and governors. Read more

You may also read!

India, Saudi Arabia plan to hold joint naval exercise

The joint statement issued at the end of Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman’s India visit made a

Read More...

Pak army begins preparations for conflict, Tells hospitals to be ready

Pakistan has begun planning its war logistics on its frontiers amid fears of retaliation from India after the Pulwama

Read More...

Lt Gen Ranbir lauds units for reducing civilian casualties

Northern Command chief Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Thursday appreciated the measures and standard operating procedures instituted by the

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu