Articles and Commentaries

“Quadrilateral” Partnership for “Free and Open Indo-Pacific”

The Indo-Pacific’s rising prosperity has been built on the region’s stability. Today, the Indo-Pacific region is undergoing a strategic transition as profound as the economic transformation that preceded it. The proposal for quadrilateral cooperation among India, Japan, Australia and the United States is undoubtedly linked with China’s emergence as a powerful force in the region…
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THE LAST BATTLE OF SARAIGHAT

The Story ofthe BJP’s Rise in the North-east Authors: Rajat Sethi and Shubhrastha Publisher: Penguin Viking, 2017, pp 182 Price: Rs.599/- Book Review by: K. Raka Sudhakar Rao       Winning an election in a geographical behemoth like UP looks a child’s play compared to winning Assam in India’s North-east. Such are the complexities of Assam.…
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IOR: Promoting Peace, Progress and Prosperity

India Ocean is destined to define the future of the world. Sri Lanka, located enviably in the centre of the Indian Ocean is well poised to play a significant role in determining this future. Our shores are washed by the waters of this great ocean. It has shaped us as a distinct people. Our future…
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SAGAR – India’s Vision for the Indian Ocean Region

Over the millenia, the Indian Ocean and the monsoons have not only shaped the destiny of India, but of all countries in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). India is, and has always been, a maritime nation. It is home to some of the oldest seaports in the world and historically has had extensive maritime links…
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