China can shape Indian politics. India can’t return favour
The Communist Party of India (Maoist) (the Naxalites in common parlance) and its above ground sympathisers; Prakash Karat and the “Left” front; The Hindu (at least its editorial board); various NGOs—there a so many in India that bat for China.
Who speaks for India on the Northern side of the Himalayas?
(That this doesn’t startle anyone is the really startling bit.)