Western elites had been souring on Modi. But after this month’s clashes with China, they’re giving him a second look.
Angry locals stage protests after three rebels were killed in disputed region's main Srinagar city. Separately, a 13-year-old girl was killed in Pakistan-administered Kashmir by Indian fire along de facto border.
Outrage as PM Narendra Modi downplays clash with Chinese troops in disputed Kashmir's Galwan Valley region that left 20 Indian soldiers dead, saying there had been no intrusion despite satellite pictures showing landscape change by Beijing.
The report has been accepted by India's home minister despite a 'torrent of misinformation'.
China and India have blamed each other for the clash at Galwan Valley in the western Himalayas on Monday, which killed at least 20 Indian soldiers.
The border spat could accelerate existing trends of geopolitical and economic divergence between Beijing and New Delhi, with far-reaching consequences for the region too.
There is an understanding between the nuclear-armed neighbours that despite their decades-old failure to demarcate their huge border, their troops in the disputed and inhospitable region will not use firearms.
Indian prime minister’s bellicosity is missing from the scene as the country mourns soldiers killed in hand-to-hand clashes with Chinese troops.
India's shifting alliances means border disputes in its neighbourhood now come with higher stakes.
Brawls and face-offs flare up on a fairly regular basis between the two nuclear-armed giants over their 3,500-kilometre frontier, which has never been properly demarcated, but no one has been killed in decades.
The 34-year-old’s suicide sent shockwaves across Bollywood and beyond, sparking calls for mental illness to be taken more seriously.
Is scepticism over Chinese investment pushing India towards a protectionist future?
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