Three Years of the Modi Government
India-Afghanistan Relations: Innovating Continuity
Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy · 17 Aug, 2017 · 5340
Bilateral relations between India and Afghanistan have been characterised by ‘friendly engagement’ and underscored by positive public perception in both countries; this has continued after the Narendra Modi-led National Democr ...
The State and the States: The Northeast in the Centre's Vision
Sanjoy Hazarika and Niyati Singh · 17 Aug, 2017 · 5339
A Google search of the keywords "Prime Minister Narendra Modi" and the "Northeast" throw up various headlines that include the following:
"Narendra Modi wants to make Northeast ‘Gateway to Southeast Asia& ...
India-Nepal Relations: Mixed Fortunes
Pramod Jaiswal · 16 Aug, 2017 · 5338
Narendra Modi’s electoral victory in May 2014 generated positive vibes throughout the region. His invitation to the heads of governments of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member-states to his swearing-i ...
Reviving the Indian Economy: Structural Reforms Needed
Prerana Priyadarshi · 18 Jul, 2017 · 5329
When Narendra Modi took over as India's prime minister in May 2014, he had the mammoth task of reviving the Indian economy which had taken a beating under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II regime. After three years of repairs a ...
Environmental Protection: A Mixed Bag
Garima Maheshwari · 18 Jul, 2017 · 5321
The last three years under the incumbent government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi have seen several initiatives being taken in the field of environmental policymaking. To observers, it may often come as a surprise that there is a sh ...
Jammu & Kashmir Policy: Innovative Solutions Needed
Sarral Sharma · 17 Jul, 2017 · 5327
Since 2014, New Delhi’s policy vis-à-vis Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has broadly been a combination of tough approach towards separatist elements; reliance on mainstream politics; and keeping Kashmir out of the India-Pakistan ...
Defence under the NDA Government
Abhijit Iyer Mitra · 15 Jul, 2017 · 5322
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India has been seen to be very assertive on national security. On closer analysis, however, the BJP's track record over the last three years reveals continuity more than change.
India-EU: Potential Partners in the Emerging World Order?
KP Fabian · 14 Jul, 2017 · 5325
Prospects of relations between India and the European Union (EU) and the rest of the continent should be assessed keeping in mind the shifting geopolitical equations; the state of EU; the challenges it is facing; and the new world order l ...
Preferring the Bilateral to the Multilateral: Personal Diplomacy and India's Trade Negotiations
Mihir S Sharma · 13 Jul, 2017 · 5324
In the three years since Narendra Modi was swept to power with an unprecedented mandate, the conduct of India's foreign policy has been given a new energy. Mr Modi has been an indefatigable traveller, and his administration has sought ...
India-Myanmar: Fast-tracking the Eastward Push
Angshuman Choudhury · 11 Jul, 2017 · 5323
Bilateral relations between India and Myanmar have historically been uneven and contingent on specific leadership approaches on both sides. Under India’s incumbent Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi, this complex relationship has see ...