Maritime Policy

Tracks and analyses developments in the Indo-Pacific region covering India’s maritime strategy, Blue-economy, the Act East Policy, naval engagement in Asia and Africa, multilateral maritime governance architectures, Indian Ocean trade regimes, shipping and maritime infrastructure in Asia, SLOCs security and non-traditional security challenges.

PLAN recalibrating its strategy?

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India’s “undersea wall” in the eastern Indian Ocean

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India and Japan: Reconnecting in the Bay of Bengal

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Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean: Are they a real threat?

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    India’s growing influence and ambition

    Defence Modernisation

    India and the South China Sea dispute

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    Indra Badan Jha

    Indra Badan Jha is an associate fellow at ORF, New Delhi. His research focuses primarily on contemporary domestic and global economic issues including fiscal policy framework for building resilient economy,

    Sunjoy Joshi

    Sunjoy Joshi has a Master’s Degree in English Literature from Allahabad University, India, as well as in Development Studies from University of East Anglia, Norwich. He also studied Upstream Economics and Risk

    Anupam Ghosh

    - Designation at ORF and which programme /initiative you are working for at ORF: RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Working on an Urban Water availability and quality in the KMC area project. - Any specific,

    Uma Shankar Sharma

    Uma Shankar has an engineering and business background and has worked in the Indian oil and gas sector for over 20 years. During his deputation in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural

    Nikhila Natarajan

    Nikhila Natarajan is a Visiting Fellow at ORF. She works as Senior Editor with Firstpost/ Network 18 and specialises in avant-garde video stories on niche social media platforms. A global editorial resource,