How do you cope with the rise of China? Since last week, it has become very clear that a do-able option is to create another rising Asian power. But the chosen country would have to possess distinctive qualities and values that the world’s most-populous country does not have, at least for the foreseeable future.
The objective is simple: the new rising power would still function in a democratic, transparent and accountable way in the years to come. Well, that is how India comes in.