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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 literature in the field.

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.

In addition, the Journal includes a special and unique section which brings out and preserves in  print, the hitherto unknown aspects of India’s diplomatic ... ...


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Forthcoming Issue

Indian Foreign Affairs Journal

Vol. 14, No. 1  - Jan-Mar  2019

(Under preparation)



India-Sri Lanka Relations: New Issues, New Perspectives

(Following have accepted our invitation to contribute to the 'Debate'. Some more acceptances are expected)


R. Hariharan

D. Suba Chandran

Jayanath Colombage

N. Sathiya Moorthy

N. Manoharan

Samatha Mallempati

Gulbin Sultana

Nitin A. Gokhale

P. Sahadevan



Book Reviews

Stuti Banerjee

'India's Engagement with Extended Neighbourhood: Issues and Challenges', by Chintamani Mahapatra and Netajee Abhinandan (Eds)


Dhrubajyoti Bhattacharjee

'Pakistan: At the Helm' by Tilak Devasher


Suresh Kumar Goel

'Indian Cultural Diplomacy, Celebrating Pluralism in a Globalised World' by Paramjit Sahai



Published in Volume 13, 2018

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FS.jpg20 Aug 2019 at 11.30 A.M: at Sapru House, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi–110001.

Shri Vijay Gokhale, Foreign Secretary will speak on "India's Foreign Policy - initiatives and challenges


(The meeting is open only to members, their spouses and guest members of the Association)




Current Issue

Indian Foreign Affairs Journal

Vol. 13, No. 4  - Oct - Dec 2018



India - Bangladesh Relations

In the Context of Recent Elections in Bangladesh


Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty

Ashish Shukla

Anand Kumar

Sreeradha Datta

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Joyeeta Bhattacharjee

Smruti S Pattanaik



Shreya Upadhyay

India’s Response to Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance in South Asia


Asoke Kumar Mukerji

The Impact of Multilateralism on India


Book Reviews

Bhaswati Mukherjee

'Delusional Politics 'by  Hardeep Singh Puri


Ankita Dutta

'Indian Foreign Policy' by Sumit Ganguly


Kanwal Sibal

'India and EU: An Insider's View' by  Bhaswati Mukherjee


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16 May, 2019: Presentation of the  Ambassador Bimal Sanyal Memorial Medal / Prize by Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Hon'ble Minister for External Affairs

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2 May 2019.:  General Bipin Rawat, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, ADC, Chief of Army Staff  was  the Guest Speaker. He spoke on "India's Security Environment'

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4 Apr 2019: Annual Dinner of the Association was held at the Delhi Gymkhana Club, on Thursday the 4th April 2019



22 Mar 2019:  Annual General Meeting of the Association (AGM) was held at 'Sapru House', Barakhamba Road, New Delhi - 110001, on Friday the 22nd March 2019. In addition to other Agenda items, the new Executive Committee for the year 2019-20 was elected at the meeting.


 (For details of the New EC, Click Here)




18 Jan 2019:  Shri T.N. Ninan, Author and well-known Journalist spoke on “Indian Economy - Past, Present and Future.”

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