Foreign policy India

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Modi’s hectic overseas schedule has helped raise India’s profile, balance relations

2020-03-16T09:58:08+00:00May 21st, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – May 2019|

A brief roundup of the impacts that Prime Minister Modi’s numerous diplomatic visits over the past five years have resulted in. Across 57 countries in six continents in a total of 92 trips, in his five-year tenure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as one of the most well-travelled heads of state of India ever. This is more than twice the number of trips that his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh made in his second five-year stint at the helm between [...]

India renews influence in its neighbourhood

2019-02-15T14:37:15+00:00February 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – February 2019|

A strategic expert analyses what India’s foreign policy highlights were in 2018 and where things are headed in 2019. Although the year 2018 was not marked by any major foreign policy developments – unlike previous signature events including India’s sponsorship of the UN’s International Yoga Day (2015), the surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir (2016) and the first Indian prime ministerial visit to Israel (2017) – India’s ability to effectively navigate through the uncertainties and disruptions [...]

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: The world is India’s family

2018-12-24T13:33:58+00:00December 17th, 2018|2017/2018, Home Page, Yearender- December 2018|

The year 2018 will go down in history as a seminal year in India’s foreign policy establishment. The Modi government’s proactive engagement with the UK, the US, the EU, China, the Middle East and Africa have brought India to the centre-stage of global diplomacy and will shape the contours of India’s progress in the years ahead. The Narendra Modi government, which came to power in 2014, has brought about a paradigm shift in India’s foreign policy. The diffident, almost reactive [...]