Neighbourhood Studies
Developments in Myanmar

A week-long business exploratory trip to Myanmar was a rewarding experience and confirmed the availability of exponential opportunities to participate in developmental activities. The first thing to strike was the perceptible change in the charact

म्‍यांमार में सत्‍ता परिवर्तन और भारत-म्‍यांमार संबंध

म्‍यांमार में नेशनल लीग फॉर डेमोक्रेसी के राष्‍ट्रपति तिन जॉ के नेतृत्‍व वाली नई सरकार, जिसकी

Power Transition in Myanmar and Indo-Myanmar Relations

The new government in Myanmar headed by President Htin Kyaw of National League for Democracy though de facto led by Aung San Suu Kyi has completed over two months in power. The current Myanmar regime faces many daunting challenges both at home as als

Myanmar: Post Elections Scenario and Task before Aung San Suu Kyi

Even though the Aung San Suu Kyi led National League for Democracy (NLD) won the November parliamentary elections with a thumping majority questions regarding smooth transition of power are being asked. Will the military dominated government of Presi

Myanmar Elections’ Crucible: Will there be a transformational Change?

While the forthcoming elections are being seen as a further step in the ongoing transitions in Myanmar there is also a degree of skepticism that whether these elections would change the fundamental nature and character of the Constitution that guaran

Myanmar: Emerging Political and Security Scenario

The year 2015 is being seen as very crucial for democratic transition of Myanmar as it is due to go for elections in November. From an Indian perspective a peaceful transition in Myanmar remains very important as the countries in India’s neighbourh

Saudi-Maldivian Ties: An Opportunity or Threat for India?

The President of Maldives Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom paid an official visit to Saudi Arabia from 18th March. A joint statement issued at the conclusion of Yameen’s visit to the Kingdom said that the two sides have expressed their desire to strengt

The Evolving Indo-Myanmar Defence Relationship: an Analytical Perspective

It was only in early 1990’s that India realized that it was fast loosing strategic ground to China due to its lack of engagement with Myanmar. Not only security and stability in the border regions was crucial to India from internal security point o

Obama's visit to Myanmar: Implications for India

President Barack Obama’s visit to Myanmar last month was recognition of measures taken by the current regime towards opening up of Myanmar. The visit has largely been viewed as a part of the Asia Pacific ‘pivot’ announced by the US President i

India’s Myanmar Policy Gains Momentum

Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Myanmar after a gap of 25 years was recognition of the fact that the positive changes occurring on Myanmar’s political firmament had created conditions for enabling such a high level visit. Though India had

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