Three Years of the Modi Government
India-Japan: Past Trends Continue
Shamshad A Khan · 03 Jul, 2017 · 5317
When the transition of leadership was underway in India in 2014, the strategic community in Japan speculated whether the new government in New Delhi would accord the same priority to the New Delhi-Tokyo bilateral relationship as the Unite ...
India-Russia: Navigating New Geopolitical Waters
P S Raghavan · 30 Jun, 2017 · 5315
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in New Delhi inherited some wrinkles in the traditionally smooth India-Russia strategic partnership.
Russia saw the enhanced nuclear and defence ...
India-Sri Lanka: Reorienting the Relationship?
Husanjot Chahal · 28 Jun, 2017 · 5310
In May 2014, the newly elected Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi kickstarted his tenure by inviting the heads of all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries for his swearing-in ceremony, suggesting that c ...
India-Maldives Relations: A Tale of Two Concerns
N Manoharan · 28 Jun, 2017 · 5311
Though small, the Maldives is an important Indian neighbour. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the Maldives “a valued partner in the Indian Ocean neighbourhood” and said that India-Maldives “ties are built ...
Maritime Issues: Proactive Initiatives
Vijay Sakhuja · 27 Jun, 2017 · 5308
During the last three years since the incumbent government led by Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi came to power, ‘matters maritime’ have gained ascendency, clearly suggesting that India’s political and ruling el ...
India-Bhutan: Furthering Common Interests
VP Haran · 21 Jun, 2017 · 5306
Bhutan, like other neighbours, watched with interest and some anxiety as National Democratic Alliance (NDA) swept the polls in May 2014. Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi was an enigma to them. They were unsure of what the Modi gov ...
India-US: Convergences and Divergences
Chintamani Mahapatra · 21 Jun, 2017 · 5305
Narendra Modi's landslide victory in the 2014 general election raised many eyebrows in relevant circles about the future of India’s relations with the US. The United Progressive Alliance-II (UPA-II) government had already w ...
India and the Koreas: Promises and Follow-ups
Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra · 21 Jun, 2017 · 5304
From the very beginning of its term in 2014, India's incumbent National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government showed decisive intent towards bringing more dynamism in India’s foreign policy. Good examples of this were its policie ...
Civil Nuclear Energy Initiatives
Niharika Tagotra · 20 Jun, 2017 · 5303
In July 2014, months after the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government returned to power, Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi visited the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai and declared that nuclear power would b ...
India-China Relations: A Mixed Bag
TCA Rangachari · 19 Jun, 2017 · 5301
“The prospects of the 21st century becoming the Asian century will depend in large measure on what India and China achieve individually and what we do together.”