Opinion Articles

Opinion Article 19 – India ASEAN Relations- On the Upswing by Ambassador Ashok Sajjanhar, President of Global Studies under CSIRD –Download

Amb. Sajjanhar discusses the upswing in India ASEAN relations in the context of PM Modi’s visit to Laos this month.

Opinion Article : Myanmar after the 2015 Election: Challenges Facing the New Administration, by Dr. Amrita Dey under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD) –Download

The National League for Democracy (NLD) won a landslide victory in Myanmar’s general election on 8 November, 2015 and formed the government at the Centre with Mr Htin Kyaw – a close ally of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

Opinion Article: Airport and Aviation Security in India: An Imperative, by Abhishek Chapanerkar, Project Intern at Mantraya.org under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD) –Download

With rising trends in terror attacks at the airports worldwide, the security of civil aviation in India not just needs a high alert but a firm ‘security attitude’.

Opinion Article: President Obama’s Last Months in Office: A Window of Opportunity for the Modi Administration by Tushita Saraf-Download

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States of America on June 7 and 8, 2016 represented a crucial turning point in USA-India bilateral relations.

Opinion Article: Iran: India’s Pivot in Central Asia by Tushita Saraf-Download

On May 23, 2016 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced the signing of 12 MoUs between their respective polities, India and Iran.

Opinion Article: Engaging Iran- Modi Visit to Iran by Priya Singh-Download

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Iran comes in the wake of explicit diplomatic engagements with Israel, Egypt, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

Opinion Article: Democratic Transition in Myanmar within the Regional Balance of Strategy by Dr. Binoda Kumar Mishra-Download

Democratic Transition in Myanmar within the Regional Balance of Strategy

Opinion Article: Kolkata to Kabul Connect Highlighted by Sushma Swaraj –Download

The Kolkata to Kabul connect was rightly emphasised by Indian Foreign Minister, Smt Sushma Swaraj’s when she spoke at the Fifth Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia Istanbul Process at Islamabad yesterday.

Opinion Article: Pakistan’s Neutrality on Yemen Crisis: A Domestic Compulsion –Download

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan share extensive religious, economic, historical and strategic relations since the creation of Pakistan as an independent state in 1947

Opinion Article: Peace Talks with the Taliban: Progressing into Chaos –Download

After being sworn in as the President of Afghanistan last year one of the major objectives of Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is to have peace talks with the Taliban insurgents who are creating instability and wide spread violence in the country.

The Union Budget 2015-16: Some Reflections –Download

Sri Arun Jaitely, The Finance Minister of India, presented the Union Budget 2015-16 in a highly optimistic note about India’s economic environment with a preamble : “When other economies are facing serious challenges, India is about to take off on a faster growth strategy”.

India’s Foreign Aid Program as a “soft power” tool: Brief Analysis –Download

India’s Foreign Aid Program as a “soft power” tool: Brief Analysis Anwesha Ghosh The rapid rise of foreign aid since the 1990s is perhaps one of the most striking yet least analyzed aspects of Indian foreign policy. India happens to be among the top bilateral donors in Bangladesh and

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