India’s Digital Strike on China
The recent tensions along the Indo - China border escalated simmering military and non-military aggression from both the sides. Although both the countries resorted to military options to confront each other, non-military moves were seen as a strategic option by India. The ban on over 200 Chinese applications underlined India’s stern approach towards China and manifested as non-military choice to confront Chinese unsolicited aggression. In this context, the paper analyses the India’s digital strike and its implications on bilateral relations. It sheds some light on how India managed to make it capable of addressing the cyber space and related security threats over the past few years.
Keywords - Digital Strike, Applications Ban, Military Aggression, Bilateral Relations.