India's Foreign Policy and Diplomacy : Emerging Scenario and Challenges
Edited by Dr. C. Vinodan.
xiv, 194 p. ills. 23 cm.
Place & Publisher
1st ed. New Delhi, New Century Publications.
US $ 38.50
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"India has formal diplomatic relations with most countries of the world.
India is a regional power, a nascent global power and a potential
superpower. India has a growing international influence and a prominent
voice in global affairs.
After India gained Independence from the United Kingdom in 1947, it
strongly supported independence movements in other colonies. Jawaharlal
Nehru, India's first Prime Minister, was the architect of India's foreign
policy. During the Cold War, India adopted a foreign policy of not aligning
itself with any major power bolc. However, India developed close ties with
the Soviet Union and received extensive militray support from it. The end
of the Cold War significantly affected India's foreign policy, as it did
for much of the world.
In the post-Cold War era, a significant aspect of India's foreign policy is
the `Look East Policy' launched in 1992. India's growing economy, strategic
location, and a large and vibrant diaspora have won it more allies and
partners. India has friendly relations with several countries in the
developing world. The foreign policy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
indicates a shift towards focusing on the Asian region and, more broadly,
This volume contains 9 research articles, authored by scholars in the field
of political science, international relations, comparative politics,
economics, security studies, and political economy. These contributions
provide useful material to understand contemporary dynamics of India's
foreign policy and diplomacy."
About the Book
About the Editor
1. India's Foreign Policy in the Post-Cold War Era / Shibashis Chatterjee
and Sreya Maitra Roychoudhury
2. Emerging Vistas of India's Indo-Pacific Engagement / W. Lawrence S.
3. India-Pakistan Relations under Modi-led NDA Government / Sanjay K. Jha
4. India's Policy towards Indian Communities Living Abroad / V.
5. Faultlines in India's Neighbourhood Policy and Nepal's Quest for
Identity / K. S. Pavitran
6. India-Central Asia Strategic Relations / Anurag Tripathi
7. India and European Union : Security and Strategic Aspects / B.
Krishnamurthy and Vijayata Rani
8. India's Climate Change Policy : Paris Conference and Beyond / Anu Unny
9. India's Act East Policy / Rajiv Bhatia
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