Niranjan Marjani

The author is a Political Analyst and Researcher based in Vadodara, India.

Can India Take the Lead in Redefining the Role of the BIMSTEC?

The fifth Bay of Bengal Initiative for the Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is being held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on March 30....

The Fallout of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict on Central Asia: Implications for India

The fallout of the Russia-Ukraine conflict is visible on several countries and region at individual level, mostly in the form of economic challenges. However,...

China’s Maneuvers in the Indian Ocean Region Could Challenge the Existing Institutional Mechanism

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi toured five countries of the Indian Ocean Region – Eritrea, Kenya, Comoros, the Maldives and Sri Lanka – in...

India-Russia Relations Amid Global Geopolitical Flux

Putin’s visit to India comes at a time when the world is in a flux due to increasing polarization and complex global geopolitical rivalry.

Afghanistan May Trigger a Competition Between Russia and China

The situation unfolding in Afghanistan post-Taliban takeover poses a serious security concern for the entire region as well as the world. The new reality...

Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific Region Could Shape India-Iran Relations

India is showing urgency in engaging with Iran which is evident from External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar’s two visits to Iran in a...

Will Myanmar Prove to Be the Gordian Knot for India?

India has many reasons to worry about the deteriorating situation in Myanmar. Following the coup d’état by Myanmar’s military on Feb. 1, the friction...

India Must Build Upon Its Recent Engagements in the Western Indian Ocean

India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar recently visited Bahrain, the UAE and Seychelles. Jaishankar’s visit comes as a part of India’s outreach to the...

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