Thursday, March 16, 2017

China Takes Note of Modi Election Victory

China has taken note of Modi's election victory in UP, with an Op-Ed piece saying that it will present China with challenges and maybe some opportunities:

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1038018.shtml


http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/uttar-pradesh-poll-sweep-scares-china-predicts-a-bigger-tougher-modi/articleshow/57668239.cms

http://www.businesstoday.in/current/world/chinese-media-narendra-modi-beijing-india-china-border-dispute/story/248155.html

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/pm-modi-uttar-pradesh-assembly-election-win-india-border-row-china/1/905173.html

http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/china-must-look-afresh-at-indian-ties-global-times/article17471438.ece

With allegations of foreign interference in various elections dominating headlines these days, it would be best for Indian authorities to be on guard against electoral meddling attempts by China, including hacking of servers or other actions against political parties. The Chinese are quite bold and ruthless - look at the way they've interfered in the politics of Cambodia, Thailand, Philippines, among others. Given their derisive opinions towards India, there needs to be vigilance against any interference by them.

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