Approximately, 65% of India’s defence equipment imports are from Russia. However, slowly this long-term buyer and seller relationship is evolving into a collaborative relationship in military-technology area. This issue brief traces the history of India-Russia military-technology collaboration and argues that this is an opportune moment to take this cooperation to a higher level.
The Maoist movement influences political processes, especially the electoral process - though it offers a strategy of negation of the same political process in its avowed methods since its inception in 1968. From a socio-political movement to the single largest internal security problem of the nation, the Maoist transformation has indeed been phenomenal.
Social media has revolutionized the world from the lowest to the highest strata of the society. Diplomacy is one such aspect of the globalized world that social media has transformed. The foreign policy of any state can only be achieved through the practice of diplomacy. When states practice diplomacy with the help of social media to achieve facets of their foreign policy, it is known as Digital diplomacy.
Presentation to the 23rd CWC Conference of States Parties (CSP) Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, The Hague, The Netherlands, November 23, 2018
With the evolution of the term ‘Blue Economy’, the Indian Ocean region is gaining strategic significance in global affairs. It is the world’s third largest water body and contains important sea lanes that help in feeding Asia’s largest economies.