Good article, but it's on a somewhat different topic.Here is an article about Malacca Straits
It's about Indian attempts to shadow(not stop, not board) chinese-bound ships last summer, as well as political calls to do more.
Shadowing was ... completely ignored by China (no measurable reaction). And political calls for
But to my knowledge, in modern India, it's very unhealthy for a political career(or social status) to say something reasonable about China.
Not positive, reasonable. With obvious undesirable consequences for the quality of the discussion - not just public opinion, but also for journalists and even scholars.
This is the Indian part of the reason why last year at Ladakh was so stupidly dangerous.