President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin prepare to attend a dinner hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (centre) for leaders of BRICS nations in the Indian state of Goa last October. Beijing’s deepening alliance with Russia and Pakistan is alarming Delhi. Photo: AP

In balancing US and China relations, India needs to focus on economics

Neeta Lal says India knows economic links with China are too valuable to risk over other geopolitical tussles, which calls for a delicate balancing act amid deepening ties with the US

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President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin prepare to attend a dinner hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (centre) for leaders of BRICS nations in the Indian state of Goa last October. Beijing’s deepening alliance with Russia and Pakistan is alarming Delhi. Photo: AP
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