Foreign Policy

October 16, 2016

Foreign Policy of VP Singh and Chandra Shekhar

After the 1989 elections, a coalition third front government had come to power in centre with external support of BJP and Left. This government was led by Prime Minister VP Singh. The first major decision of VP Singh government was…

May 20, 2016

India and Japan Collaboration on Andaman and Nicobar Islands

India and Japan are discussing to collaborate on infrastructure projects in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The first project under discussion is regarding a 15 MW diesel power plant that is proposed to be built on South Andaman Island. This…

October 20, 2015

India’s Soft Power

Power has always been the central point in all security studies in international relations. Power is the ability to achieve one’s goals or capacity to influence the decision of others to get favourable outcomes. Nations have made use of both…

October 5, 2015

India US Defence Framework Pact and DTTI

India's formal cooperation with US in the area of defence started in January 1995, when the Agreed Minute on Defense Relations between the two nations was signed. This led to the establishment of a Defence Policy Group (DPG). Defence Policy…

June 23, 2015

United States: India’s Foreign Policy Challenges

India and the U.S. share common ground at the level of democratic ideologies, their economies and problems faced due to terrorism. At present, the two countries have wide scope to engage in 5-T areas viz. Tourism, Trade, Technology, Tradition and…

June 10, 2015

Barak Obama’s Visit and the Nuclear “Breakthrough”

In 2005, India and USA had agreed to work towards full civil nuclear cooperation and strengthen the nuclear non proliferation regime. US agreed to provide India access to the nuclear reactor building technology but it was on some conditions. One…

June 10, 2015

India-US Relations: Next Steps in Strategic Partnership

Historically, the relations between India and US have alternative trends of warmth and thaw in bilateral relations. Several factors that undermined the relation of India US were as follows: India-Pakistan Relations was one of the important barometers of relations of…

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SAARC and India’s engagement in neighbourhood

India is the largest economy of South Asia which constitutes Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives etc. India in order to emerge leader in South Asia has to build regional cooperation and intensifies its bilateral cooperation. The growing…

January 21, 2015

Various Reasons of South China Sea Dispute

The South China Sea dispute involves dispute over land (island) and maritime claims in the South China Sea (SCS) between 7 nations including China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia. The origin of this dispute could be traced to…