What is the basic reason of Chinese jealousy against India ?
These days the Chinese have also become very materialistic and power hungry like all other nations and hence would definitely not like to have powerful neighbours who can challenge their supremacy. One Japan is enough for them i suppose.
For India on the other hand, it is critically important to balance Chinas rising power. By not doing so, Indias own increasingly eminent role as a regional power would be dwarfed. This would also have serious ramifications for Indias supreme national security interests. For example, this would make it impossible for New Delhi to negotiate the border dispute on equal terms with Beijing.
Indias strategic footprint in the maritime space adjoining Southeast Asia has been more discernable through its navys politico-diplomatic role as an instrument of fore ...more