When Sri Lanka was hit by floods late in May and Bangladesh was struck by a cyclone days later, India rushed ships with relief material, divers and doctors for rescue operations. But the ships also carried a subtle message: the projection of India as a friend in need.
India is trying to counter China’s infrastructure and financial promises to South Asia in part by trying to underscore its credentials as a sensitive bigger neighbour quick to respond to crises like the ones in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, senior officials said. Read More…
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