India in the South China Sea: Commercial Motives, Strategic Implications

Domestic disharmony
India’s Narendra Modi visits China this week as the two countries continue to grapple with internal challenges.

India’s Modi and China’s Xi gear up for summit
Two countries seek to patch up frayed ties after tough year.

Raja Mandala: A continuing foreign policy consensus
Congress party’s qualified endorsement of PM Modi’s idea of India as a leading power augurs well for a sensible debate on diplomacy.

Sushma's Tokyo visit: Bringing Japan closer
'While economic ties are making incremental progress, it is in the security and strategic domains that the India-Japan synergy is more compelling,' says Dr Rajaram Panda.

China ‘ready’ for a post-Doklam engagement with “partner” India
In the same vein, Beijing, importantly, reiterates Doklam is part of its territory.

Significance Of Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s Visit To Australia And New Zealand – Analysis
Of the 10-member ASEAN bloc, Vietnam has emerged as the main pivot in the organisation’s foreign diplomacy. Fit now to be compared as a middle power, Vietnam’s emergence as a fast growing economy and its diplomatic outreach in tune with the prevailing geopolitical setting is relevant to prevailing geopolitical settings. After burying the bitter past, its relations with the United States has become robust. Its relations with India with civilizational links have already reached escalating heights.

Changing Geopolitical Scene in Indo-Pacific: Vietnam-Australia & Vietnam-India Partnership

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang’s Visit To India Deepens Ties

India belatedly boosts naval competition with China
New Delhi needs partnerships to make up for lost opportunities.