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India-Bangladesh Relations: A Ten-point Agenda
Aug 23, 2023

India-Bangladesh Relations: A Ten-point Agenda

This Issue Brief seeks to highlight key issues which the Narendra Modi government should prioritise in its relations with Bangladesh. It also suggests some additional steps that can be taken to strengthen relations between the two countries.

India-Central Asia relations: Growing convergence brings relations to strategic heights
Jan 11, 2022

India-Central Asia relations: Growing convergence brings relations to strategic heights

The recently concluded India-Central Asia dialogue saw an upswing in areas of mutual cooperation  

India-Central Asia Summit: Shaping geopolitics in the extended neighbourhood
Feb 18, 2022

India-Central Asia Summit: Shaping geopolitics in the extended neighbourhood

The strategic convergence of India-Central Asian countries and the growing cooperation between the two is distinctly perceptible in the recent India-C

India-China ties in focus — Foreign Minister Wang Yi visits India
Aug 20, 2016

India-China ties in focus — Foreign Minister Wang Yi visits India

Wang Yi during his visit to India, paid a call on PM Modi and held discussions with Sushma Swaraj and familiarised himself with the Goa BRICS Summit.

India-China trade ties hindered by border disputes, mistrust
Sep 20, 2014

India-China trade ties hindered by border disputes, mistrust

Prime Minister Modi has succeeded in adding a new zest and meaning to India-China relations with the visit of the Chinese President. However, it is evident that the full potential in trade and other areas of cooperation would not be realised unless peace and tranquility is restored on the border.

India-EU Summit: Aligning Brussels and New Delhi’s propositions for the Indo-Pacific
May 10, 2021

India-EU Summit: Aligning Brussels and New Delhi’s propositions for the Indo-Pacific

With the announcement of a connectivity partnership based on shared commitment to sustainable development, India and the EU now have the latitude to b

India-France Trilaterals in the Indo-Pacific: Imperatives, Interests, Initiatives
Nov 04, 2023

India-France Trilaterals in the Indo-Pacific: Imperatives, Interests, Initiatives

By broadening the scope of bilateral cooperation from the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) to encompass the entire Indo-Pacific region, the India-France Indo-Pacific Roadmap, released in July 2023, underscores the importance of moving beyond the traditional self-centred approach to foster a more outward-looking dynamic with key regional partners. The cooperative trilateral mechanisms established by India and France in 2020 (India-France-Australia) and i

India-Israel: A steady partnership in unsteady times
Sep 13, 2019

India-Israel: A steady partnership in unsteady times

India-Israel relations in promoting unilateral action in regulation, innovation and information-sharing.

India-Japan civil nuclear agreement: Differing perceptions
Nov 18, 2016

India-Japan civil nuclear agreement: Differing perceptions

In the aftermath of PM Modi's visit to Japan, the single most important takeaway is the landmark agreement on civil nuclear cooperation.

India-Japan Strategic Cooperation: Impacting Indo-Pacific
Feb 27, 2020

India-Japan Strategic Cooperation: Impacting Indo-Pacific

The increasing geopolitical convergence between India and Japan demonstrates traditional strength, deepening trust, matured partnership and strong dem

India-Nordic relations: A mutual outreach
Jun 04, 2022

India-Nordic relations: A mutual outreach

India–Nordic partnership has metamorphosed over the years marking strategic convergence that significantly impacts bilateral and global geopolitics

India-Pakistan dynamics after Balakot: A different deterrence equation?
Mar 25, 2020

India-Pakistan dynamics after Balakot: A different deterrence equation?

Even before coming to office in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had implied that his government would address Pakistan-sponsored terrorism differently.

India-Russia relations: Time for serious dialogue
Jun 01, 2017

India-Russia relations: Time for serious dialogue

On 2 June, PM Modi will be the Guest of Honour at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum which in recent years has emerged as the "Russian Da

India-Sri Lanka relations and PM Wickremesinghe's interview
Mar 12, 2015

India-Sri Lanka relations and PM Wickremesinghe's interview

Do the Modi government think that the worse was over for its bilateral ties with Sri Lanka, first with the exit of the LTTE, and later the electoral defeat of President Rajapaksa? If so, PM Wickremesinghe's interview should be seen as a lesson in the 'right direction' - though not necessarily on the 'right lines' as India would have wished.

India-US relations: Too big to fail
Jun 29, 2019

India-US relations: Too big to fail

A new desire to cut down the “noise” about disputes was clearly visible on both the sides.

India-US relationship: Is the top-down structure sustainable?
Jul 06, 2018

India-US relationship: Is the top-down structure sustainable?

How will the US establishment come to terms with the fact that for the better part of the 21st century, India will be the larger economic partner? Has Delhi realised the potential and consequences of this shift?

India-Vietnam Ties Deepen in Dynamic Indo-Pacific
Jun 07, 2022

India-Vietnam Ties Deepen in Dynamic Indo-Pacific

Given that the China threat looms large for both Vietnam and India, the bilateral relationship between New Delhi and Hanoi is likely to gain even greater traction.

India: A great power or a great presence?
Oct 02, 2021

India: A great power or a great presence?

Is India ready to enter the league of superpower nations?

India: Land battle between Government and Opposition
Apr 10, 2015

India: Land battle between Government and Opposition

Land, over which many battles and even wars have been fought since time immemorial, is once again an issue over which the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the opposition are engaged to change people?s perception so that their votes could be won in coming electoral battles.

India: Many a hurdle in its way to becoming a world power
May 29, 2019

India: Many a hurdle in its way to becoming a world power

To achieve all that Modi has promised, he needs a peaceful periphery and a stable world order. At home, Modi may be master of all he surveys, but abroad, there are other players, some positive, others inimical. There are issues, such as US-Iran tensions, US-China trade spat, rising climate of protectionism and Brexit, that he cannot control.

India: Parliament session facing washout?
Jul 31, 2015

India: Parliament session facing washout?

The twenty-four days long Monsoon session of Parliament, which began on July 21, looks like facing a total washout as the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress-led opposition seem to be in no mood to relent from their respective publically stated positions.

India: Prime Minister's visit opens up new chapter with Nepal
Aug 08, 2014

India: Prime Minister's visit opens up new chapter with Nepal

From all accounts, the two-day visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal on August 2-3 was a success. It was also a demonstration of the BJP-led government's neighbourhood policy which seems to be at the core of country's foreign policy.

Indian diplomacy in the age of COVID-19
May 02, 2020

Indian diplomacy in the age of COVID-19

New Delhi has been quietly focused on tackling the immediate aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis, trying to help others within its own limitations and bu

India’s balancing act on Hamas is outdated diplomacy
Dec 11, 2018

India’s balancing act on Hamas is outdated diplomacy

By abstaining from the UN vote on condemning Hamas’ terrorism, the Modi government has sent a wrong message that India is tolerant towards terror in

India’s challenge with Kartarpur
Nov 14, 2019

India’s challenge with Kartarpur

For Pakistan’s military-intelligence apparatus — targeting India is the best way to ensure their centrality.

India’s Defence Industry: Achievements and Challenges
May 06, 2024

India’s Defence Industry: Achievements and Challenges

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has launched many reforms under the ‘Make in India’ and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiatives to strengthen India’s moribund defence industry. These reforms have led to some visible improvements, as evidenced by increased defence production and exports, and a large bank of in-principle government approvals for future domestic production. However, several challenges persist that require urgent attenti

India’s focus on enhancing maritime security as the UNSC president: Leadership envisioning a global roadmap
Aug 26, 2021

India’s focus on enhancing maritime security as the UNSC president: Leadership envisioning a global roadmap

As the current President of the UN Security Council, India has provided dynamic leadership and direction in envisioning a global roadmap on enhancing

India’s foreign policy: Assertive in the face of challenges old and new
Dec 30, 2017

India’s foreign policy: Assertive in the face of challenges old and new

As 2017 draws to a close, India can look at the year gone by with some satisfaction even as there might be some trepidation about the coming year.

India’s FTAs with East and SE Asia: Impact of India-Malaysia CECA on the Edible Oil Value Chain
Oct 06, 2015

India’s FTAs with East and SE Asia: Impact of India-Malaysia CECA on the Edible Oil Value Chain

is paper formulates an analytical framework to assess the impacts of India's Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) on commodity value chains. Existing academic literature have relied on examining Balance of Payments (BoP) to assess the impact of FTAs. is paper views such methodology as reductionist, and instead oers alternative lenses of the impacts on the commodity value chain. is paper brings into fold the concerns for the wellbeing of various stakehold

India’s hedging strategy is bound to fail
Jun 21, 2018

India’s hedging strategy is bound to fail

India is asking China to trust its words, not its actions. Beijing knows better.

India’s international solar leadership: Walking the talk?
Dec 02, 2021

India’s international solar leadership: Walking the talk?

India is leading the charge when it comes to solar projects and initiatives, but it could benefit from building up stronger approaches to monitoring a

India’s Maritime Security Coordinator has his mission cut out
Feb 21, 2022

India’s Maritime Security Coordinator has his mission cut out

The newly-appointed National Maritime Security Coordinator will need to ensure cross-agency coordination to successfully strengthen India’s maritime

India’s polls and Pakistan
May 13, 2019

India’s polls and Pakistan

If Modi is re-elected, then Pakistan will have a lot to worry about.

India’s revamped interests defines Chabahar and its relations with Iran
Mar 07, 2020

India’s revamped interests defines Chabahar and its relations with Iran

New Delhi now ought to prove its logistical capabilities in accomplishing the full potential of the port to maintain its credibility in the global con

India’s SCO presidency: Leveraging opportunities
Oct 17, 2022

India’s SCO presidency: Leveraging opportunities

New Delhi must adopt a positive role during the SCO presidency and use the forum for the betterment of the whole of Eurasia

India’s self-inflicted foreign policy challenges in 2020
Jan 05, 2020

India’s self-inflicted foreign policy challenges in 2020

While the Modi government secured some notable gains during its time in office thus far, challenges lie ahead this year and beyond.

India’s Semiconductor Pursuit
Jan 29, 2022

India’s Semiconductor Pursuit

New Delhi is clearly making a push to expand its capabilities in the critical semiconductor industry.

India’s space revolution
Dec 15, 2021

India’s space revolution

The Modi government’s forethought is reflected in the recent push to privatise the domestic space industry which till now had been predominantly a p

India’s tank problem and the two-front challenge
Oct 20, 2021

India’s tank problem and the two-front challenge

India must be more proactive in how it engages with China along its border