Suman Sahai

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Himalayan blunders at people’s peril

I left Srinagar a week before the floods.

Not the China way

We have looked to China these past several years partly as competitor, part in fear and often as an economic growth role model. The new Prime Minister is thought to have a good relationship with the leaders in China and the government is likely to build on that.

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.