Indian protesters burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Kolkata. Photo: AFPIndian protesters burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Kolkata. Photo: AFP
Indian protesters burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Kolkata. Photo: AFP

Can India afford an economic battle with China?

  • Military clash in the Himalayas that killed 20 Indian soldiers has an angry public demanding retribution and politicians calling for economic boycotts
  • While Modi has called for India’s ‘self-reliance’, this is a big ask for a country where Chinese capital has come to pervade almost every aspect of life
Topic |   China-India border dispute
Indian protesters burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Kolkata. Photo: AFPIndian protesters burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Kolkata. Photo: AFP
Indian protesters burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Kolkata. Photo: AFP
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