Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping during his first state visit to China in May. What changes will the two ambitious yet pragmatic Asian leaders bring to a relationship long overshadowed by tension?

Ahead of the summit, CNN’s Kristie Lu Stout sits down with Infosys China CEO Rangarajan R. Vellamore, China India Institute Managing Partner Haiyan Wang and India Today China Correspondent Ananth Krishnan to explore relations between China and India, and uncover where the dragon and the elephant will venture next.


“I'll give higher marks to Modi when it comes to exercising soft power.  It's still a question mark when it comes to China soft power.”

-- Ananth Krishnan

China Correspondent, India Today


“If India suspects China's intentions and hence blocks Chinese investment that is unfortunately to India's disadvantage.”

-- Haiyan Wang

Managing Partner, the China India Institute


“If you focus on China as a direct investor, probably in the next two to three years you should diversity into India.”

-- Rangarajan R. Vellamore

China CEO, Infosys


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Photo attached: Left to right, Kristie Lu Stout, Ananth Krishnan, Haiyan Wang, Rangarajan R. Vellamore


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