'We're rising, you're rising': Let's stop pretending parity with China

Speaking at an Indian Express Adda last week, S Jaishankar, the external affairs minister, reportedly told his audience the following about recent India-China summit meetings: “These were conversations about, we are rising, you are rising, we are going to be among the major powers of the world. We are both civilisation states which will make it into the fourth industrial revolution... And we happen to be rising approximately in the same sort of parallel timeframe.”   Such a storyline began three decades ago, of two Asian giants rising, and it does not need Mr Jaishankar&rsqu.....

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