On the eve of the important budget session, Dr. Klaus Voll analyses the major trends of domestic affairs in India, whereas Dr. Joyce Lobo throws light on the visit of Sri Lanka's new President to India and its implications for the bilateral relations, including the China factor.

Exerpts of Narendra Modi's speech on religious freedom, articles on the reasons for the overwhelming victory of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Delhi Assembly elections, and a whole range of articles by leading Indian experts on foreign affairs in South Asia and the wider Asian region, notably also C. Raja Mohan's piece on growing Chinese influence in Afghanistan, enrich this FEPS-February Dossier 2015.

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