India, Modi and the neighbourhood
25 August 2014

India, Modi and the neighbourhood

A look at the foreign policy under the new government led by Narendra Modi, the emphasis given to bolstering India's relationship with neighbouring countries and examining the steps taken to achieve these goals

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30 May 2014

Policy Catalyst: Seven Sisters’ Corridor

The Narendra Modi government has made the North East a developmental and foreign policy priority. Gateway House has conceived a robust regional economic plan called the “Seven Sisters’ Corridor” that can be the template for a new North East.

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9 April 2014

Sri Lanka’s UNHRC challenge

India abstained from voting on the recent UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka calling for an international probe into the alleged war crimes committed by the Sri Lankan government. Sri Lanka has the option of rejecting the resolution, but it will have to evolve a strategy keeping in mind India’s concerns

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25 February 2014

An interview with Radio France International

Radio France International interviewed Neelam Deo, Director, Gateway House on the Tamil Nadu government's decision to release the men convicted for the murder of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

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21 February 2014

Shaping regional diplomacy

The Indian Navy, through multi-lateral exercises, is increasing its sphere of influence and becoming a regional force. Yet, it needs to be supported by policy decisions that enable it to achieve its potential as a state-of-the-art establishment and a powerful tool in India’s diplomatic repertoire

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30 January 2014

SAARC: dawdling but optimistic

With intra-regional trade at a low 4.23%, South Asia is the ‘least integrated region in the world.’ At the recent fifth SAARC Conclave in New Delhi, officials spoke about the need for better integration. But this is only possible if problems such as political differences and inadequate connectivity are addressed