Indian Hindu devotees perform rituals at the bank of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, Assam India. Photo: EPA-EFE Indian Hindu devotees perform rituals at the bank of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, Assam India. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian Hindu devotees perform rituals at the bank of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, Assam India. Photo: EPA-EFE

India and China gear up for a new battle, this time over water

  • Beijing’s plans for a ‘super dam’ have led New Delhi to mull building a rival project at a river known as the Brahmaputra in India and Yarlung Zangbo in China
  • Analysts warn that such a race could spin out of control, with repercussions not just for both but also Bangladesh, where the water also flows through

Topic |   China-India relations
Indian Hindu devotees perform rituals at the bank of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, Assam India. Photo: EPA-EFE Indian Hindu devotees perform rituals at the bank of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, Assam India. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian Hindu devotees perform rituals at the bank of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, Assam India. Photo: EPA-EFE
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