Commentaries & Articles
India’s Geopolitical Posturing and Conflict Termination

The Issue A nation needs to assess her geo-political position in consonance with regional threat environment, aspirations of her people, economic growth and military power. Excessive aggression leads to instability. At the same time, indications o....

The United Nations 73rd General Assembly Session

“Making the United Nations relevant to all people: global leadership and shared responsibilities for peaceful, equitable and sustainable societies”, this will be the theme for the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) from 15 September 2....

World Suicide Prevention Day

Every year, we observe the World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. It is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), and the purpose is to raise awareness around the globe on the preventive aspect of suicides. The ....

Implications of Nepal's Withdrawal from BIMSTEC Military Exercise in India

The first ever Field Training Military Exercise or MILEX-18 of the seven member countries of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Cooperation (BIMSTEC), has been organised at Indian Army`s Foreign Training Node at Aundh, in Pune from 10th ....

COMCASA - The Bigger Picture

In the context of the signing of Communication Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) between US and India on 06 Sep 2018 during the 2+2 dialogue1, this article attempts to analyse the bigger picture. In that, it traces the journey of consol....

Why Failure of Aramco’s IPO launch is Good News for India?

In early 2017, Aramco, the world’s most profitable oil company, was planning an Initial Public Offer (IPO) with the desired valuation of 2 trillion USD. Aramco’s planned IPO has created anxiety for the oil importers and excitement for internation....

संविधान, न्यायपालिका और कांग्रेस शासन की स्मृतियां

हाल ही में टीवी पर एक साक्षात्कार में श्री हरीश साल्वे ने कहा कि भारतीय जनता पार्टी (भाजपा) के कु....

Modi's Cultural Diplomacy: Bearing Fruits in Nepal

During his Premiership of four years, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Nepal four times – twice in 2014 and twice in 2018. He did not visit any other South Asian country as many times as he has visited Nepal, which amply demonstrates his....

Is BIMSTEC Finding due Attention?

Conceived and formed in 1997 at Bangkok initially as a grouping of Bay of Bengal littoral countries, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) grouping has expanded to include hinterland countries li....

Peace Mission 2018 - the Larger Perspective

Somebody queried, "While Indian armed forces do joint military exercises with almost every nation in the immediate neighbourhood, even China, and with many others in the external environment, why not with Pakistan"? The quick reply was, "Joint exerci....

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