Articles and Commentaries

BRICS Cooperation: At the New Historic Starting Point

Introduction The BRICS cooperation is at the crossroad,   initially tagged with five major emerging economies, is now far beyond the original concept tailored for the financial markets. One the one hand , BRICS has rapidly become a new and promising political-diplomatic entity, explored different kinds of dialogue mechanisms covering economic, trade, finance, business, health, education,…
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Mekong Ganga cooperation

China’s aggression in the Indian Ocean reflects India's significant presence as its interest stems from the fact that approximately 50 percent of its trade with Asia passes through that route. Thus, it is important to explore several other strategic interventions in strengthening relations with ASEAN nations. One such example can be with the Mekong region…
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A New India’s Story in BRICS

Introduction As of 2016, the five BRICS countries represent over 3 billion people, or 42% of the world population. All five members in BRICS are in the top 25 of the world by population, and four are in the top 10. China is now the ‘factory of the world’ and has risen to become the…
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China’s Dam-Building In The Brahmaputra Could Spell Crisis For India

In the last two decades, China has focused strategically on water politics vis-à-vis its economy. With its rapid population growth and consumption, China has become the world's largest bottled water consumer and a major producer. With a per capita consumption 19% lower than the global average, the market is expected to continue to grow. Its other…
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