Podcasts
BIMSTEC: The Need for Ocean Governance

As the largest bay in the world, the bay of Bengal holds pivotal importance for the countries surrounding it. During the 4th submit of BIMSTEC, countries discussed the challenges of environmental degradation and climate change, and how the Himalayan ....

The Institutionalisation of BIMSTEC

BIMSTEC connects two regions-South Asia and Southeast Asia. It was created to fill the gaps left by the dysfunctionality of SAARC. In the current geopolitics, it is important for it to be functional and institutionalised. Dr. Sreeradha Datta has take....

India-Central Asia Relations: Issues and Prospects

Despite close historical and cultural connection that India shared with Central Asian region, the bilateral relations have remained below the potential. The key reason is the lack of connectivity. However, in 2015, with PM Modi’s visit to this regi....

BIMSTEC in a Changing World

In the current geopolitics, the Indo-Pacific region has gained significance. Within this, BIMSTEC as a sub-regional organisation has an imminent place, as it connects two regions-South Asia and Southeast Asia. Dr. Sreeradha Datta has taken the initia....

BIMSTEC: Present and Future Perspectives

In the current geopolitics, the Indo-Pacific region has gained significance. Within this, BIMSTEC as a sub-regional organisation has an imminent place, as it connects two regions-South Asia and Southeast Asia. Dr. Sreeradha Datta has taken the initia....

Pakistan External and Internal Developments

Pakistan remains mired in complexities and uncertainties. On the external front, Post US withdrawal from Afghanistan, what will be Pakistan's role in Afghanistan? How far it's own security will be affected in case of Taliban gaining the upper hand in....

Policy issues in the Indian Shipping Sector

Merchant shipping forms one of the core components of a nation’s seapower. As Indian trade and security interests now span across the Indo-Pacific, it is necessary to draw policy focus to Indian merchant shipping and see it as a strategic asset. In....

EU Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

The European Union released its Indo-Pacific strategy covering the perspective of all 27 countries in April this year. The strategy is a balanced effort which aims to contribute to stability, security, prosperity and sustainable development in the In....

Covid Pandemic and the Armed Forces

The armed forces are actively involved in the national effort of dealing with the second wave of covid pandemic which has wreaked havoc on the entire nation. Join Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, (Retd) and Shashank Sharma for a disc....

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