Developments with the Indo-Pacific - New MEA Division

India recently set up an Indo-Pacific division in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Indian Ocean Region - China's Strategy and India's Response

China's engagement in the India Ocean Region poses new challenges for India.

Extension of Ban on LTTE

The Centre recently extended the ban on the LTTE for another 5 years under the Unlawful Activities (…

Assessing India's Trade Policy - Regional Trade Pacts

With uncertain developments in, and the changing nature of, the global trade, India has to make a re…

Masood Azhar as Global Terrorist

The United Nations has designated Jaish-e-Mohammed leader Masood Azhar as a "global terrorist".

Belt and Road Initiative Forum

The second BRI (Belt and Road Initiative) forum recently concluded in Beijing, China.

Need for Conflict De-escalation Mechanisms - India & Pakistan

The recent stand-off between India and Pakistan calls for assessing the effectiveness of communicati…

Suspension of Cross-LoC Trade

India recently suspended the cross-LoC trade, alleging misuse of the facility by individuals linked …

Easter Attacks in Sri Lanka - Expansion of IS in South Asia

Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka confirm the Islamic State's potent reach in South Asia.

Cancellation of Kartarpur Corridor Talks - India-Pakistan

The second round of talks between India and Pakistan on Kartarpur corridor was cancelled as India ca…
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