Kim tougher than China against US, says Indian leader

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who is feared by his own men for his ruthlessness and hated by world leaders for his nuclear obsession, has found an admirer in India — Pinarayi Vijayan (pictured), chief minister of the Communist-ruled Kerala state. Addressing a district-level meeting of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Kozhikode on Wednesday, Vijayan said North Korea was showcasing a better example in fighting against “imperialist” America than Communist-ruled China. He praised Kim for putting up a “tough” resistance against the Trump administration. China’s fight against imperialist forces is not living up to the expectations of the people, he said. Strangely, Vijayan’s statement came days after a flex board of Kim was removed during a party function in Idukki district after it triggered a controversy and a local leader said that including Kim’s photo was a “mistake“. While Kim and Trump debate over the size and power of their nuclear button, Vijayan’s may be trying to stir up a hornet’s nest in India with his statement.