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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, ........ More Details





From the Current issue

Vol. 11, No. 1    -    Jan - Mar 2016


Future Trajectory of Sino- Indian Relations

Dhruv C. Katoch, Srikanth Kondapalli, Avinash Godbole and Monika Chansoria


Emerging Contours of Space Security: Options for India

M. Matheswaran

Emerging Dimensions of India-Mongolia Relations

Sharad K Soni



Published in Volume 10, 2015

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Recent Events

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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 - - Ambassador Bimal Sanyal Memorial Prize for Best Officer Trainee and Ambassador Bimal Sanyal Memorial Medal for Best Dissertation.

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

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Oral History Narratives


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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From the Forthcoming issue

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India - Nepal Relations: A Reality Check (Working Title)

K. V. Rajan, Hari Bansh Jha, Sheel Kant Sharma, Bhuwan C. Upreti ... (Confirmation from 3 more experts is awaited)


Tackling the Climate Change Challenge Confronting India

Ajai Malhotra


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Past Events

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



22 April 2016: Air Marshal M Matheswaran AVSM VM PhD (Retd), former Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff, spoke on "Emerging Contours of Space Security: Options for India" (Pre-Print Advance Copy of an article based on the talk)



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Last updated on 27-Jun-2016