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Ever since its launch in February 2006, Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, a peer reviewed quarterly publication of the Association of Indian Diplomats has become an intellectually satisfying and analytically enriching forum for the examination of relevant but sensitive and complex issues of India’s foreign policy and relations. Such examination is undertaken by experienced decision makers, serious scholars and seasoned commentators.

The Journal remains true to its credo, publishing authors of widely divergent views, and at the same time, searching for unifying themes and principles in an era where these are especially hard to find. The Journal is thus filling a long-standing gap in the availability of insightful and credible.

Besides in-depth scholarly and policy oriented articles, each issue of the Journal presents a Debate on one of the contemporary and contentious aspects of India’s foreign policy. ... ... ..

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Indian Foreign Affairs Journal
Vol. 15, No. 3  - Jul -Sep  2020


Special Issue on
India - Bangladesh Relations @ 50:
The Way Forward


Sreeradha Datta:
Towards a Durable Political Understanding: Fifty Years of Indo-Bangladesh Relations

Shamsher Chowdhury:
Bangladesh-India Relations: History and the Way Forward

Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty:
Bangladesh-India Ties: 50 Years and Beyond

Smruti S Pattanaik :
India - Bangladesh Relations: Enduring Challenges

Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury :
Re-Connecting Neighbours:
India-Bangladesh Relations @ 50

Joyeeta Bhattacharjee:
Celebrating 50 years of India-Bangladesh Relations

Anand Kumar
India-Bangladesh Relations: Some Issues Need Deft Handling

Ashish Shukla:
Strengthening Cooperation and Reducing Irritants: India-Bangladesh Relations Today

Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury:
The Resilience of Secularism in Bangladesh

Sanjay K Bhardwaj:
Tenets of India-Bangladesh Relations



Joint Statement: India - Bangladesh (Virtual) Summit, December 17, 2020: 


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11 December, 2021:  Ambassador DB Venkatesh Varma, : till recently Ambassador of India to the Russian Federation, spoke on "21st India-Russia Annual Summit"



Indian Foreign Affairs Journal
Vol. 15, No. 4  - Oct - Dec  2020

Special Issue on
India-US Relations under the Joe Biden Administration

Chintamani Mahapatra
Indo-US Relations under the Biden Administration: Predictable Difficulties Ahead

Arun K. Singh
India - US Relations: Continued Convergence, New Vistas, Managing Differences

Annpurna Nautiyal
India and the Biden Presidency

Arvind Kumar
India and the United States in the Emerging Global Order

Sanjukta Bhattacharya
India-US Relations under the Biden Administration: Future through Prism of the Past

Monish Tourangbam
The Biden Administration: Elevating America’s Shared Strategic Future with India

Pramit Pal Chaudhuri
A “Climate Handshake”: The India-US Green Strategic Partnership

G. Balachandran
The Biden Presidency: Some Indian Concerns

Shreya Upadhyay
India-US Relations: Will Continue to Flourish but in a More Structured Manner

Vivek Mishra
India-US Relationship under the Biden Administration: Apprehensions and Outcomes

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Indian Foreign Affairs Journal

Vol. 16, No. 1  - Jan - Mar  2021
(Under Preparation)


Aparajita Gangopadhyay: Widening the Arc: Recalibrating India’s Diaspora Policy in Latin America

Uttam Sinha:  60 years of the Indus Treaty. A Perspective on the Past and the Future.

Book Reviews

Ashok K. Beuria:
"Pakistan Insights 2020" by Tilak Devasher

Surbhi Choudhary:
"India in the United Nations General Assembly (Vol 1 & II)" by Suranjan Das, Sitaram Sharma and  Vivek Mishra

Tanka B. Subba:
"Act East Policy and Northeast India" by Sreeradha Datta

Ruchi Shree:
"Indus Basin Uninterrupted: A History of Territory and Politics from Alexander to Nehru" by Uttam Sinha

Compendium of Contributions
Published in Volume 15 (2020)

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19 October 2021: Ambassador Ranjit Rae spoke about his recently released book "Kathmandu Dilemma-Resetting India -Nepal Ties"






6 August, 2021: Ambassador Bhaswati Mukherjee was in conversation with Ambassador TCA Raghavan, about her recent book *Bengal and its Partition - An Untold Story




24 June 2021: Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd), PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM & BAR spoke on "India's Internal Security,Situation in J&K and role of NDMA during the pandemic"





21 May 2021:  Ambassador Ruchi Ghanshyam, Former High Commissioner to the UK, spoke on "Indo-UK Relations and Trajectory of G-7"..



28 Apr 2021: (Virtual Meeting) Annual General Meeting of the Association. The new Managing Committee of the Association was elected at the meeting.

( Click Here Composition of the new committee)





23 Mar 2021: (Virtual Meeting) Ambassador R. K. Bhatia and Ambassador Bhaswati Mukherjee discussed "Developments and Challenges in the Indo-Pacific"