Yes, we Indians owe a lot to British Raj, our democratic setup, judiciary, parliamentary form, postal service, railways, but there is no denying that UK acquired much lucrative perks while reigning India, the British Indian Army aided in many wars, much of Indian produce and resources, and also taxes were channelled to Britain, leaving the Indian economy grow merely at 1 per cent during the period, 1880 to 1920.
India and China are no different, be it the liability to serve massive population, or the legacy of being world's leading economies prior to American or Russian advent, or the inherent conservative approach of the society, or even the non-authoritative structure of polity where China's communism and India's democracy are examples for the world to follow.
"Since the election, religious minority communities have been subject to derogatory comments by politicians linked to the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and numerous violent attacks and forced conversions by Hindu nationalist groups, such as Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP)," - The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) said in its report.
The long-standing and tested saying goes as 'A bend in the storm can help, standing rigid can make the tree collapse'. Devising policies is not an easy task, many a time, in the wake of unforeseen changes in prevailing circumstances, managements do re-think their policies; also make amendments so as not to fall prey to unfavorable conditions.