Search: For - Border

521 results found

Border Haats: A new horizon of revitalising connectivity and old bonding between citizens of Bangladesh and India
Mar 25, 2021

Border Haats: A new horizon of revitalising connectivity and old bonding between citizens of Bangladesh and India

Small initiatives can have a far-reaching impact in building a stable relationship between India and Bangladesh and also help resolve the gaps in bigg

Border infrastructure: Time to put rail tracks on track
Jul 10, 2014

Border infrastructure: Time to put rail tracks on track

The slow pace of rail track construction in India is a total contrast to the development across the border. China has already built a 1142 km-long electrified railway line from Golmud to Lhasa. Now it has plans to extend it to Shigatze and Yatung, reaching almost Nathu La pass.

Border Op big stick needs soft talk
Jun 11, 2015

Border Op big stick needs soft talk

After the successful operation into Myanmar against Naga insurgents, it is natural for all Indians to feel thrilled at the valour and skill of our forces and show it. But, it is not so natural for a government to beat the drum in this fashion.

Border paradox
Mar 24, 2015

Border paradox

Unlike many other countries where China is making risky investments, Delhi is a more credible long-term economic partner for Beijing. If China is ready for a genuine consultative approach with India and is willing to facilitate serious tie-ups between companies in both countries, Modi should embrace President Xi Jinping's Silk Road initiative.

Border Security Force: बीएसएफ का अधिकार क्षेत्र बढ़ाये जाना और उसका अर्थ?
Nov 26, 2021

Border Security Force: बीएसएफ का अधिकार क्षेत्र बढ़ाये जाना और उसका अर्थ?

बीएसएफ़ की पुलिस-शक्तियों को बढ़ाने से सीमा सुरक्षा बेहत

Border villages can help fight Chinese build-up
Apr 25, 2023

Border villages can help fight Chinese build-up

Under the Vibrant Villages Programme nearly 3,000 villages selected along the 3,400-km-long border are set to get better infrastructure facilities

Borders, enclaves and progressive exchanges
Jun 10, 2015

Borders, enclaves and progressive exchanges

The unanimous passage of the LBA bill through both houses of Parliament underlines the growing maturity of the political discourse on foreign policy in India. In particular, the larger political parties have shown that building consensus on India's foreign policy can increasingly be a bipartisan affair.

'Agreed Line of Administrative Control' can help take India-China border talks forward: former govt official
Jan 25, 2008

'Agreed Line of Administrative Control' can help take India-China border talks forward: former govt official

An 'Agreed Line of Administrative Control' in the place of the existing Line of Actual Control (LAC) could free India and China from some of current problems at the bilateral border talks, feels Mr R Swaminathan, former Secretary and Director-General (Security), Government of India.

Are election duties compromising border security?
Jan 10, 2022

Are election duties compromising border security?

The large deployment of border security forces for elections could jeopardise national security

BCIM corridor key to development of border regions
Dec 19, 2013

BCIM corridor key to development of border regions

The BCIM economic corridor has the potential of transforming a conflict zone into a cooperation zone. This can happen only if adequate measures are taken to check any possible negative impacts of the corridor by involving all of the key stakeholders.

Bhutan-China: Settling border issues
Nov 17, 2023

Bhutan-China: Settling border issues

Bhutan’s attempts to smoothen border issues with its northern neighbour mark a significant shift in its geopolitical perspective

Bhutan’s border conundrum: Nowhere near the finish line
Nov 10, 2022

Bhutan’s border conundrum: Nowhere near the finish line

Despite the urgency shown by all three parties—Bhutan, India, and China—to end the border disputes, divergent interests continue to pose a signifi

Bhutan’s border dispute: चीन-भूटान सीमा विवाद की पहेली आख़िर कब सुलझेगी?
Jul 27, 2023

Bhutan’s border dispute: चीन-भूटान सीमा विवाद की पहेली आख़िर कब सुलझेगी?

तीनों देशों- भूटान, भारत और चीन, की ओर से तात्कालिकता दिखा�

BSF-BGB tension: India-Bangladesh border management need a rethink
Oct 21, 2019

BSF-BGB tension: India-Bangladesh border management need a rethink

The recent India-Bangladesh border incident suggests a need to rethink the dialogue processes among the border guarding forces.

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: The epitome of an “unjust” transition?
Dec 11, 2023

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: The epitome of an “unjust” transition?

The CBAM is neither based on equity principles nor does it conform to efficiency criteria that will help the cause of just transition

Cattle smuggling across Indo-Bangla border a security threat: Experts
Aug 17, 2013

Cattle smuggling across Indo-Bangla border a security threat: Experts

There is an urgent need to accept the reality of cattle trade across the Indo-Bangladesh border and the challenge is to bring about a change in the mindset of people on this issue, according experts and former policy makers.

Chance to resolve China-India border dispute
Sep 16, 2014

Chance to resolve China-India border dispute

Any border settlement between India and China will be unsettling for important constituencies in both countries. If Modi has to get an agreement through Parliament and, before that, the Sangh Parivar, Xi needs to take his Politburo, if not his Central Committee with him. Both know that they can only do it now when they are at the height of their powers.

China is yet to restore status quo ante on the India-China border
Feb 11, 2022

China is yet to restore status quo ante on the India-China border

The lack of accountability and consensus on key foreign policy and national security matters has set India on a back foot in its conduct of the Sino-I

China Weekly Report | Volume VI; Issue 38 | China, India pledge to enhance mutual trust, safe-guard border peace
Nov 16, 2016

China Weekly Report | Volume VI; Issue 38 | China, India pledge to enhance mutual trust, safe-guard border peace

Senior defense officials from China and India vowed to enhance the strategic mutual trust and pragmatic cooperation and other weekly roundups from China

China’s new border law: A concern for India
Nov 18, 2021

China’s new border law: A concern for India

Against the backdrop of Chinese aggression at the border, the new border law by China is setting off alarm bells in India

China’s PLA upgrades its forces along the disputed border with India
May 29, 2021

China’s PLA upgrades its forces along the disputed border with India

Despite continuing talks between India and China, military preparations clearly are continuing, too.

China’s revisionism: From Hong Kong to India’s borders
May 30, 2020

China’s revisionism: From Hong Kong to India’s borders

Make no mistake — China under Xi’s leadership is one of the most assertive and aggressive powers the world has encountered in a long time.

China’s Two-Front Conundrum: A Perspective on the India-China Border Situation
Mar 07, 2023

China’s Two-Front Conundrum: A Perspective on the India-China Border Situation

China’s actions in Ladakh since 2020 are in violation of common understandings and have brought the focus of bilateral relationship back to the issue of the border. This paper seeks to contribute to the understanding of China’s behaviour along the India-China border by exploring a fresh perspective that explains the instability along the border as a function of China’s two-front conundrum. It makes a historical account of past events to arg

Countering Hostile Drone Activity on the India-Pakistan Border
May 08, 2023

Countering Hostile Drone Activity on the India-Pakistan Border

Drone or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) technology has become more accessible and affordable in recent years, and their increasing long-range capability, endurance, and applications, have made them integral for both civilian and military uses. At the same time, malicious elements such as criminal networks, drug smuggling syndicates and terrorist organisations, have exploited the technology to aid their activities. For India, the increase

Cross-border migration to Thailand
Oct 17, 2014

Cross-border migration to Thailand

The issue of migrant workers was one of the important topics for discussion when the Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha visited Myanmar on his first official visit on 9-10 October.

Cross-border terror impeding India-Pak peace
Jul 04, 2005

Cross-border terror impeding India-Pak peace

Speaking at an interaction with visiting former diplomats from Pakistan, at Observer Research Foundation (ORF), New Delhi, on April 7, 2005, Vice Admiral (Retired) K.K. Nayyar called for a complete "U-turn" in the policies of both India and Pakistan for normalising relations between the two neighbours.

Delhi, Dhaka need to strengthen further ties on border management, counter-terror
Apr 02, 2014

Delhi, Dhaka need to strengthen further ties on border management, counter-terror

During the recent "5th India-Bangladesh Dialogue" organised in Delhi, there was consensus among all participants on the need for strengthening further cooperation on border management and counter terrorism in order of tackle threats which are common to both the countries.

Disasters without borders: Strengthening BIMSTEC cooperation in humanitarian assistance
Nov 08, 2017

Disasters without borders: Strengthening BIMSTEC cooperation in humanitarian assistance

This brief seeks to understand the importance of Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief (HADR) initiatives in the Bay of Bengal undertaken by the BIMSTEC countries individually, and the dynamics of their collaboration as a subregional forum. It opens with an analysis of the turbulent nature of the Bay of Bengal, because of which disaster management gains paramount importance for the littoral states. The aim is to understand the BIMSTEC countries’

Drawing lines on the internet: Border conflicts and the politics behind digital maps
Jun 05, 2019

Drawing lines on the internet: Border conflicts and the politics behind digital maps

The act of referring to a country’s map is often a political statement.

Driving Across the South Asian Borders: The Motor Vehicle Agreement Between Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal
Sep 04, 2015

Driving Across the South Asian Borders: The Motor Vehicle Agreement Between Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal

The benefits of strengthening physical connectivity in a geographically contiguous region are increasingly being recognised. These links are expected to increase economic activity and people-to-people interaction, leading in turn to regional and sub-regional integration. In this backdrop, the Motor Vehicle Agreement (MVA) signed among Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal is expected to facilitate cross-border movement of vehicles, thereby reducing

Explaining the Latest Clashes on the Sino-Indian Border
Dec 20, 2022

Explaining the Latest Clashes on the Sino-Indian Border

Last week’s clash near Tawang is only the latest along the increasingly tense China-India border. A lack of clarity on where the border lies foments continued trouble.

Fencing frontiers with Myanmar: The benefits and challenges of FMR along India-Myanmar border
Jan 08, 2024

Fencing frontiers with Myanmar: The benefits and challenges of FMR along India-Myanmar border

Initiated in 1970, the FMR experienced a resurgence in 2016, finding a place within the broader Act East Policy of New Delhi.

Finding an End to Border Disputes: The India-Nepal Imperative
Apr 18, 2023

Finding an End to Border Disputes: The India-Nepal Imperative

India and Nepal have a long history of bilateral ties founded on connections of history, culture and religion, but their relationship is also beset by border conflicts. Although the two have managed to maintain their amiable relationship despite these differences, they both would benefit from finding a sustainable resolution. This brief highlights the efforts of both India and Nepal to resolve their border disputes. It recommends crucial

Harrying the Himalayas: China’s land borders law and its implications for Nepal and Bhutan
Dec 07, 2021

Harrying the Himalayas: China’s land borders law and its implications for Nepal and Bhutan

Both Nepal and Bhutan find themselves increasingly cornered by China’s new land border laws

Human trafficking across the BBIN subregional borders: Awaiting a concrete framework
Jul 30, 2022

Human trafficking across the BBIN subregional borders: Awaiting a concrete framework

Better border management and regulations need to be set in place by the BBIN member states to curb human trafficking in this region.

India and Nepal’s Kalapani border dispute: An explainer
May 24, 2023

India and Nepal’s Kalapani border dispute: An explainer

Neighbours India and Nepal, who share an open border, have not always had the most amicable of relations, oscillating from one extreme to the other. One of their long-standing disputes is over the border area of Kalapani. This discord has the potential to disrupt the other aspects of their ties, especially in the domains of the economy and cross-border security. Further, if the two countries fail to arrive at a resolution to the disagreement, it