To break down the process for foreign diplomats posted in India, the Society for Policy Studies (SPS), in association with PVR Cinemas, held an exclusive pre-election conclave in New Delhi on April 2, 2019 to explain, interpret and analyse the upcoming elections that will be one of the most aggressively contested electoral battles in India's democratic history.
“Pakistan shows characteristics of a mafia state,” said the Zurich-based scholar and security analyst, Dr Prem Mahadevan while introducing his new book ‘Islam and Intelligence in South Asia’ at the India International Centre in New Delhi.
US President Donald Trump has been rewriting the rules of domestic and international politics ever since he assumed office. In an environment of increasing uncertainty, the world over, Suhasini Haidar, Diplomatic Affairs Editor, The Hindu spoke at length about the Trump Effect and the challenges and opportunities for Asia. She was delivering the Changing Asia Lecture organized by the Society for Policy Studies in association with India Habitat Centre in New Delhi.
The signing of the India-US nuclear deal remains one of the most defining moments in India’s foreign policy. Ten years after the lifting of nuclear strictures, former Foreign Secretaries Shyam Saran and Dr S Jaishankar who played pivotal roles in negotiating the agreement analysed how it has changed India’s position in the world order.
Is there a thaw in somewhat strained Beijing-New Delhi ties? From available indications China is likely to ease its hard position on the issue of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar within a month after Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale shared "all evidences" with the Chinese leadership in Beijing about the Pakista