The summer months bring a certain lull and calm into Indian domestic politics. Because of this, but also as a result of the long-standing confrontation of Indian and Chinese troops in Bhutan, we continue with our focus on the India-China relations and India's position vis-à-vis the Chinese OBOR initiative. The visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in India features prominently and has to be seen also in the wider context of the geostrategic implications of the tense bilateral relations between India and China.
Photo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. By Drop of Light / Shutterstock.com
Part I India - Domestic developments
Part II India - Foreign Policy Developments
Part III South Asia
· Modi in Myanmar
Part IV Press Articles on major domestic and foreign policy issues
As always, a number of complementary articles provide the reader with a much wider and deeper understanding of the politics in India, South Asia and across the wider region, through an Indian-centred perspective.
Will China resume building roads in Doklam?
Rediff.com, August 29, 2017
Prem Shankar Jha
The Wire online, September 05, 2017
C. Raja Mohan
The Indian Express online, September 09, 2017
S Nihal Singh
The Tribune online, September 16, 2017
Hindustan Times online, September 16, 2017
K. C. Singh
Deccan Chronicle online, September 25, 2017
Daily Mail online, September 25, 2017
Mani Shankar Aiyar
NDTV online, September 26, 2017
Business Standard online, September 27, 2017
Economic Times online, September 27, 2017