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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, ........

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Current issue

Vol. 11, No. 2  - Apr - Jun 2016


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India - Nepal Relations: A Reality Check

K. V. Rajan, Hari Bansh Jha, Sheel Kant Sharma, Bhuwan C. Upreti, Anjoo Sharan Upadhyaya



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Ajai Malhotra


Soft Power Contestation between India and China in South Asia

Obja Borah Hazarika and Vivek Mishra


India-Maldives Relations: Is the Rough Patch Over?

Anand Kumar



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Recent Event

20 Sep 2016: Ambassador P.S. Raghavan, till recently Ambassador of India to Russia, spoke on "Twenty-five years after - the rise of the Russian Phoenix"


Forthcoming issue

Vol. 11, No. 3  - Jul - Sep 2016


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 India and the Multilateral Export Control Regimes

Shyam Saran, G. Balachandran, Manpreet Sethi, Rajesh Rajagopalan, Arun Vishwanathan, Roshan Khaniejo, Sitakanta Mishra



The Tragic History of Gilgit-Baltistan Since 1947

Satinder Kumar Lambah

Current State of India - Sri Lanka Relations:

From Bitter to Better

N. Manoharan and Priyama Chakravarty

India’s Maritime Security Concerns

Gopal Suri

Understanding India’s engagement with Africa

Malancha Chakrabarti



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Oral History Narratives

From the pages of the Indian Foreign Affairs Journal


Oral History Narratives are accounts of  a tête-à-tête with senior and highly experienced policy makers who have made decisive contributions in the evolution of Indian Foreign Policy and its challenging issues.


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Past Events


23 Aug 2016: Amb. Asoke Mukerji, till recently India's PR to the UN at New York, spoke on "Current State of UNSC Reforms".

Ambassador Bimal Sanyal Memorial Medals / Prizes

At the respective valedictory events for the 2014 & 2015 Batches of the IFS, the Medals / Prizes were awarded to:

16 May 2016:  (2014 Batch) Ms. Nidhi Tewari - Both the Prize for Best Officer Trainee; and the Medal for Best Dissertation.

8 June 2016: (2015 Batch) (a) Mr. Saketa Raja Musinipallya -  Prize for Best Officer Trainee; and, (b) Mr. Aniket Patankar Chandrahaas - Medal for Best Dissertation

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17 May 2016: Shri Jitesh Khosla, till recently Chief Secretary, Government of  Assam spoke on "North East India: A Turbulent Journey to Engagement with South East Asia"

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