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Indian diplomacy coming of age?
Jan 12, 2004

Indian diplomacy coming of age?

India may well be considered a middle power aspiring to be a great power of global importance. India¿s ruling class has successfully shrugged off its initial aversion to perceive power as a category having a place of its own outside the ideological fortress of morality.

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

Indian wheat diplomacy in Afghanistan
Feb 25, 2022

Indian wheat diplomacy in Afghanistan

Although India has abstained from recognising the Taliban government, it has extended humanitarian aid amidst the ongoing food crisis.

India’s balancing act on Hamas is outdated diplomacy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India’s balancing act on Hamas is outdated diplomacy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 cyber diplomacy comes of age
Aug 14, 2023

India’s cyber diplomacy comes of age

As the bridge between the Global North and South, India has demonstrated that building cyber resilience will yield great dividends and contribute to c

India’s growing defence diplomacy footprint
Mar 08, 2022

India’s growing defence diplomacy footprint

India's participation in multilateral naval exercises such as 'Milan' bolsters India's growing soft military power

India’s HADR diplomacy: Earthquake relief in Türkiye and Syria
Feb 17, 2023

India’s HADR diplomacy: Earthquake relief in Türkiye and Syria

Providing relief and aid to the extended neighbourhood of West Asia bodes well for the kind of diplomacy India is aiming to conduct in the future

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy
Jan 23, 2021

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy

The world’s pharmacy is looking to inoculations to build friendly ties around the world—and compete with China.

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy Reaches Taiwan
Apr 21, 2021

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy Reaches Taiwan

As New Delhi and Taipei draw closer together, the map of the Asia-Pacific could change for good.

Iran ties need quiet diplomacy
Jul 18, 2020

Iran ties need quiet diplomacy

India must continue to remain politically engaged with Tehran despite its partnership plan with China

Is Pakistan operationalising ‘pro-active’ diplomacy of assassinations?
Dec 23, 2020

Is Pakistan operationalising ‘pro-active’ diplomacy of assassinations?

The Pakistani establishment is trying to muzzle dissent within Pakistan — and without.

Israel's growing public diplomacy focus on Asia and new media
Jul 20, 2017

Israel's growing public diplomacy focus on Asia and new media

The thirst of developing countries to copy Israel's model of success — that some say “Jewish Success Story" — needs focus on technology.

Japan's expanding Mekong diplomacy
Jul 16, 2015

Japan's expanding Mekong diplomacy

At the recent seventh Japan-Mekong Summit in Tokyo in the first week of July, both Japan and the Mekong countries reiterated their resolve to implement an ambitious cooperation programme called New Tokyo Strategy 2015 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation for the three years covering 2016-18.

Japan's new Asian diplomacy: Is it China-driven?
Jan 28, 2013

Japan's new Asian diplomacy: Is it China-driven?

Japan's new Prime Minister understands very well that peace and strategic stability in East Asia would depend on how effectively Japan and the US maintain their security alliance. And the Obama administration is supportive of Abe's moves and would be interested in initiating regular triangular security talks with Tokyo and Seoul.

Leveraging Canada's global energy diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific and beyond
Dec 02, 2020

Leveraging Canada's global energy diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific and beyond

Canada’s world-class energy resources and national interests in global energy diplomacy must be articulated coherently and to the fullest

Maldives: 'Democracy-deficit' and 'coercive diplomacy'
Mar 20, 2015

Maldives: 'Democracy-deficit' and 'coercive diplomacy'

A Male criminal court's sentencing of former President Mohammed Nasheed on 'terrorism charges' for 13 years in prison has revived 'democracy-deficit' charges and consequent global (read: West) discourse, this time against the government of incumbent President Abdulla Yameen.

Maritime Diplomacy is Vital for the Quad’s Success
Sep 24, 2021

Maritime Diplomacy is Vital for the Quad’s Success

Growing maritime competition in the Indian ocean has compelled India to engage in maritime diplomacy with the Quad countries to upkeep its commitment

Medical diplomacy by India and Europe can restrain Iranian hardliners
May 13, 2020

Medical diplomacy by India and Europe can restrain Iranian hardliners

As the US doubles down on its “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran, India and Europe can cooperate to stem the tide against the surge of Irani

Mid-summer diplomacy in New Delhi
May 30, 2014

Mid-summer diplomacy in New Delhi

While it may be necessary to keep channels to Pakistan open, so long as the Pakistan military remains the arbiter of Pakistan's destiny, it may be prudent to keep in mind what may be in store for both India and Afghanistan.

Modi and Buddhism: Between Cultural and Faith-Based Diplomacy
Nov 30, 2015

Modi and Buddhism: Between Cultural and Faith-Based Diplomacy

India has always been shy of adding a religious tint to its foreign policy. In the last decade, however, the aspiring global power began engaging in what has come to be called 'Buddhist diplomacy' in its outreach to countries in the South, East and Southeast Asia. 􀀫e prime minister is diligently pursuing India's 'Buddhist agenda' and taking it beyond its borders, emphasising the Indian and Hindu links with Buddhism. Concurrently, another Asian

Modi in Nepal: Religion and diplomacy
Nov 24, 2014

Modi in Nepal: Religion and diplomacy

One hopes that by the time Modi gets to places like Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath, India would have taken concrete steps towards the promotion of trans-border connectivity and tourism between the two countries.

Modi's cricket diplomacy: Renewing political contact with Pakistan
Feb 13, 2015

Modi's cricket diplomacy: Renewing political contact with Pakistan

Cricket has always come in handy for India and Pakistan leaders to break political ice at difficult moments. And this World Cup has provided Modi with an opportunity to end the current diplomatic impasse. Modi called up Sharif to wish Pakistan well in the Cup and offered to send the new foreign secretary to Islamabad.

Moratorium on Chinese research ships and Buddhist soft power diplomacy in Sri Lanka
Feb 01, 2024

Moratorium on Chinese research ships and Buddhist soft power diplomacy in Sri Lanka

China aims to use a Buddhist narrative to push forward its geopolitical and geoeconomic ambitions in the South Asian region

Mutually Assured Diplomacy: Governance, ‘unpeace’ and diplomacy in cyberspace
Oct 19, 2019

Mutually Assured Diplomacy: Governance, ‘unpeace’ and diplomacy in cyberspace

Those working on the diplomatic challenges of cyberspace stability and internet governance have their work cut out.

Myanmar's military diplomacy
Aug 09, 2012

Myanmar's military diplomacy

Myanmar's military chief General Min Aung Hlaing's recent India visit is another significant step in Myanmar's military diplomacy. Myanmar knows its interest lies in keeping a balanced military engagement with major powers and it would be the last that would want a strategic rivalry of the great powers be played out in its country.

Nasheed’s military request bad diplomacy for India?
Feb 09, 2018

Nasheed’s military request bad diplomacy for India?

Nasheed’s tweet may have produced two undesired effects for India. If anyone in the Yameen dispensation were to take Nasheed and the Indian media se

Needs Based Sharing Model, hydro diplomacy suggested to tackle India-China water issues
Feb 15, 2014

Needs Based Sharing Model, hydro diplomacy suggested to tackle India-China water issues

Needs Based Sharing Model and hydro diplomacy were among the many solutions that were suggested by experts at a discussion on "River of Conflict or Rivers of Peace - Water Sharing between India and China'' at Observer Research Foundation, Kolkata.

Nepal: A fertile ground for Buddhist diplomacy
Jun 10, 2022

Nepal: A fertile ground for Buddhist diplomacy

Will Nepal be able to make the most out of the power rivalry between India and China using Buddhist diplomacy?

New High In Indian Diplomacy
Oct 19, 2011

New High In Indian Diplomacy

For Afghanistan, it was the first time that it entered into any such strategic pact with any country as it did with India.

Northeast's growing salience in regional diplomacy
Sep 29, 2014

Northeast's growing salience in regional diplomacy

That economic diplomacy through the Northeast has over-shadowed security-related concerns in India's regional diplomacy is a major departure from the past. Connectivity has been identified as a priority area of the Modi government.

Obama Supports India's "Diplomacy by Default"
Nov 12, 2010

Obama Supports India's "Diplomacy by Default"

In search of saliency in the Obama visit, pundits have missed out on "Indo-US" co-operation in Afghanistan, a major shift since the narrative so far has been about US-Pak collaboration in the Af-Pak theatre.

On nuclear diplomacy, a window has opened
Oct 19, 2004

On nuclear diplomacy, a window has opened

As a responsible nuclear power, India is ready to work with like-minded countries in strengthening the global non-proliferation system. That was the clear message from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his recent joint press conference with the visiting German chancellor, Gerhard Schroeder.

Paradiplomacy and India: Growing role of states in foreign policy
Dec 06, 2016

Paradiplomacy and India: Growing role of states in foreign policy

Paradiplomacy throws up fresh challenges for the Indian government.

Paradiplomacy and Teesta dispute: National interest vs. regionalism
Apr 07, 2017

Paradiplomacy and Teesta dispute: National interest vs. regionalism

Sheikh Hasina's visit to India is viewed with a lot of expectations by both the countries and international observers.

Paradiplomacy in India: Evolution and operationalisation
Aug 24, 2017

Paradiplomacy in India: Evolution and operationalisation

Paradiplomacy as it is conducted by sub-state governments introduces the idea of decentralisation of political power to make regional governments prominent actors in the international sphere. This paper examines the scope for subnational diplomacy in India, as the country seeks to appreciate the significance of federalism and regionalism in promoting local interests, as well as identity, in current international politics. Regional governments ope

Paradiplomacy is key for Mumbai to realise full potential
Jan 28, 2021

Paradiplomacy is key for Mumbai to realise full potential

Paradiplomacy and leveraging links with other cities is useful in attracting investment and technology, and fostering cultural understanding.

Paradiplomacy: Can India learn from Macau and China?
Oct 20, 2016

Paradiplomacy: Can India learn from Macau and China?

Paradiplomacy forms a quintessential part of the country’s foreign policy analysis in conducting international relations

Peripheral diplomacy
May 19, 2015

Peripheral diplomacy

After much bonhomie in Beijing, PM Modi has moved on to raise India's strategic profile in two key states on China's periphery - Mongolia and South Korea. Although geography limits New Delhi's role in East Asia, Modi is betting India can win friends and partners through active engagement.