Cadre Power

Cadre Power

The naming of Vijay Gokhale as foreign secretary is being viewed as a sign that the government is focusing intensely on its approach to China, following the Doklam episode, which raised tensions between the two nations. A 1981-batch IFS officer and secretary (economic relations in the ministry of external affairs, Mr Gokhale succeeds Dr S.

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Can India Complement And Gain From China’s Belt And Road Initiative?

Can India Complement And Gain From China’s Belt And Road Initiative?

by Sreejith Nair

China will eventually embark on its vision of building roads, railways and pipelines across Eurasia, irrespective of India’s endorsement of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). This attempt to lay foundations of a Sino-centric Asia provides India opportunities and challenges alike. An obstructionist approach does not favour India’s

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Singapore's China-India Balancing Act

Singapore's China-India Balancing Act

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

by Yu Fu

A series of bilateral events in 2017 signaled a new warmth in the China-Singapore relationship. After Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to Beijing in September 2017, more and more commentators became optimistic about China-Singapore relations. Nearly at the s

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The Coming India-Russia Split

The Coming India-Russia Split

India and Russia signed an inter-governmental agreement for the purchase of the S-400 Triumf advanced Air Defense Systems

by Dmitriy Frolovskiy

The Russian-Indian partnership has experienced an upward trend in the past years. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoy cordial relations, meet regularly, hold

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