Articles and Commentaries

Current Developments in Afghanistan

~ By Shakti Sinha The attack on the Afghan parliament reflects the deteriorating security situation in that country. The withdrawal of foreign troops and strategic choices made by President Ghani seem to have emboldened the Taliban who have now started capturing territory and holding on to them, a change from their earlier tactics of inflicting…
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India-Bangladesh Ties: Scaling New Heights

~ By Raghav Pandey Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Bangladesh has added several new dimensions to the already flourishing bilateral relations between India and Bangladesh. History is witness to the fact that both the countries have generally shared a good relationship ever since Bangladesh came into being, although there have been periods of…
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Operations along Myanmar Border: Signal of India’s Proactive Intent

~ By Alok Bansal and Anjana Deepthi In the early hours of 09 June 2015, when a group of soldiers from 21 Para Commandoes, a special force of the Indian Army carried out operations against terrorist camps along Myanmar border, it was a clear proclamation to the world that the terrorists and enemies of India…
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Neighbourhood First: Together we grow!

~ By Sudarshan Ramabadran Undoubtedly, one of the hallmarks of the present Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Government has been the discernible transformation in the foreign policy front. India has admirably transformed from pursuing a hesitant foreign policy for over six decades to a proactive and purposeful foreign policy in positioning herself as an emerging…
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