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India-EU cooperation: Relinquishing benign neglect of Central and Eastern Europe
International Affairs | Indian Foreign Policy | Great Power Dynamics May 19, 2021

India-EU cooperation: Relinquishing benign neglect of Central and Eastern Europe

As India-EU cooperation deepens, it is vital for the two sides to revitalise their ties with the broader Central and Eastern European region 

China’s growing troubles in Central and Eastern Europe
China Foreign Policy Apr 19, 2021

China’s growing troubles in Central and Eastern Europe

Difficulties that have cropped up in the 17+1 summit have the potential to put a spanner in China’s idea of reaping benefits via the forum.

Extortionate costs and the role of international sporting bodies
International Affairs Apr 19, 2021

Extortionate costs and the role of international sporting bodies

The burden of the stratospheric costs that international sporting events entail unavoidably falls on the taxpayers in host cities.

Assessing the challenges to London’s Indo-Pacific tilt
Indian Ocean Apr 19, 2021

Assessing the challenges to London’s Indo-Pacific tilt

The UK’s Integrated Review outlines a comprehensive Indo-Pacific framework, but overlooks some challenges facing London’s ‘Indo-Pacific tilt.’

The evolving landscape of India’s arms trade
Defence and Security | Indian Defence Mar 31, 2021

The evolving landscape of India’s arms trade

India should find ways of becoming self-reliant that would not adversely affect relations with its partner countries.

Team Biden impresses on East Asia debut
US Foreign Policy Mar 26, 2021

Team Biden impresses on East Asia debut

Joint statements from both the visits emphasised the critical importance of the US–ROK–Japan alliance to the regional security order.

Rising far-right, declining centre-left, and the future of refugees in Europe
International Affairs Mar 16, 2021

Rising far-right, declining centre-left, and the future of refugees in Europe

To keep the far-right in check over immigration-related rhetoric and policies, Europe requires alternative leadership, deeply committed to liberal ideals.

Transferable Development Rights and Mumbai
Urbanisation in India | Urbanisation Mar 04, 2021

Transferable Development Rights and Mumbai

The most important reform that needs to be introduced is to permit the use of Transferable Development Rights (TDR) across the entire State and not just within the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) limits.

India’s quest for a new assault rifle is almost over
Defence and Security | Indian Defence Feb 26, 2021

India’s quest for a new assault rifle is almost over

The India-Russia AK-203 deal is a noticeable improvement in India’s slow and inefficient defence procurement history.

India’s reluctance in joining the RCEP — A boon or a bane in the long-run?
Economics and Finance | International Trade and Investment Feb 10, 2021

India’s reluctance in joining the RCEP — A boon or a bane in the long-run?

The success of not signing the RCEP should be measured by the extent to which India is able to align the goals of its foreign trade policy.

Continuity in India’s ties with Central Asia
Indian Foreign Policy | Connectivity Feb 09, 2021

Continuity in India’s ties with Central Asia

As New Delhi cements its position as one of the fastest-growing major economies of the world, its increased engagement with the Central Asian region can lead to mutually beneficial gains — both in economic and strategic terms.

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