Tibetan flags may have fluttered in Tawang briefly before the Dalai Lama’s visit, but the local people are keener than ever to assert their Indian identity
The 14th Dalai Lama is ageing, and a succession tussle could set off another crisis in Indo-Chinese relations. The signs are already evident.
Arunachal Pradesh, soon due to go to the polls, is in development overdrive. China’s designs are no secret, but the government won’t risk any transfer of loyalty this side of the border.