The writer is a former secretary to Government of India and member, Finance Commission
The advent of Xi as the President of China in 2013 marks a discontinuity in the direction and thrust of state policies followed since the time of Deng Xiaoping, and is now a significant factor imparting uncertainty to China’s future prospects.
Chinese aggression against India could prove self-defeating
Its seeming illogic reflects an incapacity to perceive international realities
Government’s reluctance to relinquish its oversight of the economy is proving detrimental to the country’s growth.