Chinese monks perform martial arts during a Chinese festival at Hsuan Tsang Monastery in Kolkata, India, on March 14. The two-day festival was organised by the Chinese consulate to mark the 50th anniversary of the monastery. Photo: EPA-EFE 

Why India is walking away from its tit-for-tat China policy

Prateek Joshi says after bilateral relations hit a low point last year, New Delhi has realised there’s little to gain from a hostile relationship with Beijing. That doesn’t mean it won’t still hedge against China’s influence by nurturing stronger relationships with others in the region

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Chinese monks perform martial arts during a Chinese festival at Hsuan Tsang Monastery in Kolkata, India, on March 14. The two-day festival was organised by the Chinese consulate to mark the 50th anniversary of the monastery. Photo: EPA-EFE 
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