China’s Communists are adding a saffron tinge to their red. Their VIP state guest on November 8 will be Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Vice Minister of China’s Central Government, Al Ping, arrived in Gandhinagar to meet Modi and reiterate the old invitation extended to Modi by the Chinese Ambassador to India, Zhang Yan, in August. The US and UK have consistently denied him a visa. What is palatable to the East is not to the West.