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2017-07-15T10:44:22+05:30

Home truths

In trying to draw the attention of their political bosses, diplo­m­ATS’ moves are sometimes far from diplomatic. Take India’s Japan ambassador Sujan R. Chinoy, who rece­ntly tweeted: “Fantastic news about my birthplace #AhmedabadWorldHeri­tage­City #SmartCity - easily combines rich history & modernity thanks to @narendramodi”. Some in Delhi’s foreign policy establishment say the tweet was in genuine appreciation of the PM’s efforts. Others feel Chinoy aspires to become the next foreign secretary, hence the exuberant tweet. But that will work only if S. Jaishankar stops getting more extensions.


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