India and South Asia: January 2018 Dossier

26/02/2018

Dr. Klaus J. Voll looks into an array of domestic developments in India—the indomitable Modi-BJP, the reactions to Padmaavat, internal conflict within the Supreme Court, upcoming Karnataka assembly elections, and the PFI. Economic developments include Modi’s participation at Davos and R. Rajan’s take on the Indian economy. India’s foreign policy developments reached a milestone with an ASEAN summit and Netanyahu’s visit.

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Part I  India – Domestic developments

       Mood of the Nation’: BJP still strong

       Domestic political developments

       Are radical fringe elements the new normal?

       Karnataka: A bitter election campaign

       Popular Front of India (PFI)

       Rebellion in the Supreme Court

 

Part II  India – Economic Developments

·     First Indian premier at WEF in Davos

·     Economy: Long-term Optimism

 

Part III  India – Foreign Policy Developments

       25 years of India-Israel Diplomatic Ties

 

Part IV South Asia                     

       India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit

 

Part V Press Articles on major domestic and foreign policy issues

As always, a number of complementary articles provide the reader with a much wider and deeper understanding of the politics in India, South Asia and across the wider region, through an Indian-centred perspective.

·     Auditing Modi’s Pak policy

KC Singh

The Tribune, January 04, 2018

·     Resurrection of the Middle Kingdom

Srikanth Kondapalli

AsiaGlobal, January 04, 2018 

·     Much stronger US action against Pakistan needed 

Kanwal Sibal

Economic Times, January 08, 2018

·     Time to reaffirm the Constitution of India

Shyam Saran

Business Standard, January 09, 2018

·     Raja Mandala: General Bajwa in his labyrinth

C. Raja Mohan

The Indian Express, January 09, 2018

·     Coming a little undone

KC Singh

The Tribune, January 18, 2018

·     Modi-Netanyahu Truly Made For Each Other

Mani Shankar Aiyar

NDTV, January 19, 2018

·     Next Door Nepal: No room for egos

Yubaraj Ghimire

The Indian Express , January 22, 2017 

·     Raja Mandala: Reviving an old friendship

C. Raja Mohan

The Indian Express, January 23, 2018

·     Beijing’s Trajectory in Science and Technology Shows India Is Far Behind in the Game

Manoj Joshi

The Wire, January 23, 2018

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