Neighbourhood Studies
India’s Act East Policy and Chinese Perceptions

Last month, a multi-think tank delegation visited China to interact with Chinese think tanks on the current state of India-China relations and the way forward. Among many other issues the Chinese experts and scholars were very keen to discuss and ana....

Imran Khan's China Visit and the IMF

One of the key challenges that faced Imran Khan as he took over as the Prime Minister of Pakistan was the economy, especially the precarious debt situation and current account deficit. An approach to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) seemed inevi....

इमरान खान का चीन दौरा, राहत पैकेज पर चीन की चुप्पी

पाकिस्तान के प्रधानमंत्री इमरान खान का बहुप्रतीक्षित चीन दौरा 2 से 5 नवंबर के बीच संपन्न हुआ। यह....

Visit of the Financial Action Task Force to Pakistan

A nine-member delegation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) paid a 12-day visit to Pakistan from October 8-19. The FATF’s Asia Pacific Group (APG) was a team including experts from US Department of Treasury, British Scotland Yard, People’s....

Sri Lanka At Cross Roads: Political Crisis Defies Solution

President Maithripala Sirisena’s (MS) palace coup of October 25, 2018, aimed apparently at wresting absolute powers, has obviously failed to achieve its objectives, and in its stead, has created more chaos and confusion. The sacking of a sitting Pr....

बांग्लादेश चुनाव: हिफाजत का बढ़ता प्रभाव

शेख हसीना ने 26 अक्टूबर को पार्टी के एक मंच पर ऐलान किया कि दो कट्टर चरमपंथी गुटों जमात-ए-इस्लामी ....

India-Nepal Relations under PM Oli

The landmark nation-wide elections in Nepal under the new Constitution, held in end-2017, ushered in a new era of democratic governance in the country. In these elections, the people’s verdict went overwhelmingly in favour of the Party of Nepal-Un....

मालदीव: लोकतंत्र की जीत

चुनाव अचंभे में डालते ही हैं। मालदीव में 23 सितंबर, 2018 को हुए राष्ट्रपति चुनाव इतिहास में ऐसे चुना....

Pakistan: The Aasia Bibi Case and its Aftermath

The controversy surrounding the blasphemy case of Pakistani citizen Aasia Noreen, better known as Aasia Bibi of village Ikkawali in Sheikhpura, Punjab, has drawn attention to the culture of extremism in Pakistan and showed the government and the arm....

Moscow Regional Consultations on Afghanistan: Can India Play a Role?

On 9 November 2018, Moscow organised regional consultations on Afghanistan which were attended by the Taliban’s Qatar office and the representatives of the Afghan High Peace Council. This was the first time that the Taliban and the representatives ....

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