7 April 2010: If media reports are accurate, India has not broached with China the highly controversial subject of Chinese hacking of sensitive offices and departments of the Indian government, including the PMO and the NSA's establishment, the defence ministry, missions abroad, and so forth. China has denied hacking by any of its entities. Should the Indian ministry of external affairs nevertheless raise the hacking issue with the Chinese, or drop it in the interests of warming Sino-Indian ties post Copenhagen and currently evident in the foreign minister, S.M.Krishna's visit to China, where establishing a dedicated hotline between the Indian prime minister and Chinese premier has been accepted?