Pursuing PhD in Indo-Pacific Studies in Jawaharlal Nehru University. Visiting scholar to University of Malaya. Has previously worked on the China factor in India-Australia relations, India-ASEAN relations and Pacific Island States. Currently working on India's engagement in the Indo-Pacific region.

Contributions 
Paraktan Harapan Wins in Malaysia after Six Decades: The View from India The victory of the centre of left wing Paraktan Harapan alliance in Malaysia has been of great interest in Southeast Asia and even beyond, into the Indo-Pacific. Not only because the 57 years reign of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)-le...

Commentary: Cambodia inching closer to China: Regional Implications on the Indo-Pacific The forcible dissolution of Cambodia’s opposition party Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the seizure of its headquarters and the crackdown on reporters has resulted in condemnation from the West. The Cambodian senate elections that were condu...

Commentary: China and Philippines Rapprochement: Implications for India With the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Philippines conducting the second Bilateral Consultation Meeting on the South China Sea, there’s been a range of views on what this could mean for regional stability in the Indo-Pacific. While the USA...

Issue Briefs 
Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the India-Indonesia Maritime Border … the EEZ agreement with India and Indonesia, with the added context of Indonesia also delimiting its maritime boundaries with its neighbours Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Australia sets a firm example of the importance of adhering to UNCLOS and ...

Outreach 
India Keeps Australia out of the Malabar Exercise - Again Published in The Diplomat on 8th May 2018....

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