Research Category: Experts’ Column

Reassuring India-US Partnership in the Indo-Pacific

The Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) signed into law by President Donald Trump on the last day of 2018 has brought front and centre the relevance of the Indo-Pacific region for the promotion and protection of US interest.

India’s Cultural Connects with Southeast Asia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s out of the box thinking and innovative policies are now known worldwide. One among many such initiatives by the Modi Government was to invite cultural troupes from ten Southeast Asian countries, all members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, to perform Ramayana in Delhi and five different cities. The ASEAN Heads of States were to be present in Delhi to participate in India-ASEAN Dialogue and to be  Chief Guests during the Republic Day celebrations last year.