Indian Border Security Force soldiers guard a highway leading towards Leh, bordering China, in Gagangir on June 17. Photo: AFP Indian Border Security Force soldiers guard a highway leading towards Leh, bordering China, in Gagangir on June 17. Photo: AFP
Indian Border Security Force soldiers guard a highway leading towards Leh, bordering China, in Gagangir on June 17. Photo: AFP
C. Uday Bhaskar
Opinion

Opinion

C. Uday Bhaskar

How rising tensions on the India-China border are dashing hopes of an ‘Asian century’

  • With China standing its ground, India determined to prevent a repeat of its 1962 humiliation and tensions rising in the region, the stakes are high for both President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Indian Border Security Force soldiers guard a highway leading towards Leh, bordering China, in Gagangir on June 17. Photo: AFP Indian Border Security Force soldiers guard a highway leading towards Leh, bordering China, in Gagangir on June 17. Photo: AFP
Indian Border Security Force soldiers guard a highway leading towards Leh, bordering China, in Gagangir on June 17. Photo: AFP
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C. Uday Bhaskar

C. Uday Bhaskar

Commodore C. Uday Bhaskar is director of the Society for Policy Studies (SPS), an independent think tank based in New Delhi. He was formerly head of two other major Indian institutions: the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and the National Maritime Foundation (NMF).