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An Indian fox for the Chinese dragon

National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently but he negotiates with Beijing in English. He is a pedigreed diplomat with roots in Kerala, but he is equally at ease with Punjabi aggressiveness in Delhi -- including all the cuss words. Shishir Gupta writes. Capital Closeup | Just Faith

india Updated: Dec 22, 2011 02:26 IST

First Published: Dec 21, 2011 20:04 IST