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India & the growing salience of South Asian nations

Examples of the new developments based on strategic interests— China is catching up in its trade and investment, and in some cases, its economic diplomacy has been accompanied by expanded strategic cooperation with India’s neighbours The $ 46 billion China-Pakistan economic corridor—a vision to link western China by road and rail down to the Gwadar… Continue reading India & the growing salience of South Asian nations

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India’s neighbourhood policy

Article Link India’s neighbourhood policy, in recent years, has managed to make more friends in the region in a surprisingly short span of time. Few projects including Salma Dam in Afghanistan and Chabahar port in Iran show India’s renewed interests in the region. The new government’s priorities and strategic objectives are essentially five-fold: Prioritizing an… Continue reading India’s neighbourhood policy

Editorials, GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

North by Northeast

The Hindu Issue India-Nepal Policy. The article has been written by Kanak Mani Dixit, a writer and journalist based in Kathmandu.He has given suggestions that  instead of competing, India should engage China vis-a-vis Nepal. Himalayan Paranoia It is time for India  to shed the Himalayan paranoia, which it has experienced ever since the the 1962… Continue reading North by Northeast

Editorials, GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Raja-Mandala: Aligning with the far to balance the near

Issue How India should calibrate its relationship with US and China Expert Analysis Policymakers in the foreign policy believe that expanding the military partnership with the United States might have huge negative consequences for Delhi’s engagement with Beijing. Thus they form US policy on the basis that, what China would think of it. But the… Continue reading Raja-Mandala: Aligning with the far to balance the near