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Jagannath P. Panda

Jagannath P. Panda is Research Fellow at Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. Click here for detail profile.

The China-Pakistan-Russia Troika: A Wake-up Call for India?

January 10, 2017

Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr Jagannath Panda's article ‘The China-Pakistan-Russia Troika: A Wake-up Call for India?’ was published by China-India Brief of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of National University of Singapore.

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India-China Relations: Politics of Resources, Identity and Authority in a Multipolar World Order


Publisher: Routledge

ISBN 978-11-3883-359-3

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The rise of India and China as two major economic and political actors in both regional and global politics necessitates an analysis of not only their bilateral ties but also the significance of their regional and global pursuits. This book looks at the nuances and politics that the two countries attach to multilateral institutions and examines how they receive, react to and approach each other’s presence and upsurge.

DPRK’s Nuclear Provocations and the Indian Response

September 27, 2016

India needs to engage more pointedly with South Korea, Japan, the United States and even bilaterally with DPRK to convey its concerns regarding the latter’s strategic cooperation with Pakistan.

China Year Book 2015 - China’s Transition under Xi Jinping

China’s Transition under Xi Jinping

Publisher: Pentagon Press
ISBN 978-81-8274-907-8
Price: Rs. 1995

This volume is an outcome of the annual exercise of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi (IDSA) to understand and track China and its developmental course. As a flagship publication of the East Asia Centre in IDSA, the China Year Book (CYB) 2015 is an undertaking to comperehensively analyse China's state transformation internally and externally. To what extent China will smoothly transit to its power quest is still an open query. This volume is an exercise to bring this debate to the fore.

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India-Taiwan Relations in Asia and Beyond: The Future

India-Taiwan Relations in Asia and Beyond: The Future

Publisher: Pentagon Press
ISBN 978-81-8274-904-7
Price: Rs. 995

This volume is an outcome of the conference that the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in collaboration with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECC) held in New Delhi on 8 December 2015 at IDSA. The conference was organised in New Delhi to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of their respective Representative Offices in Taipei and New Delhi by India and Taiwan.

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Institutionalizing the African Reach: Reviewing China’s and India’s Multilateral Drives

March 11, 2016

Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr Jagannath Panda's research article, titled ‘Institutionalizing the African Reach: Reviewing China's and India's Multilateral Drive’ was published in the Journal of Asian and African Studies (Sage).

A Tale of Two Disputes: China’s Irrationality and India’s Stakes

June 29, 2015
A Tale of Two Disputes: China’s Irrationality and India’s Stakes

In China’s foreign policy setting, the logic of ‘sovereignty’ and ‘history’ are employed or applied selectively as is evident from its reservation on India’s oil exploration in the South China Sea and its own plans to implement the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor through Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir despite India’s reservations.

Future of India–China Boundary: Leadership Holds the Key?

May 2015

Will India and China resolve their boundary dispute during the tenure of Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping? The strategic communities in both countries are optimistic, particularly after the high tension prevailing along the border during President Xi Jinping’s tour of India in September 2014. Both Prime Minister Modi and President Xi are seen as decisive leaders.1 Both are expected to hold power in their respective countries for a few years to come. Personalities and personas matter greatly for scoring political brownie points. The boundary dispute, quintessentially, is political in nature.

China’s Tryst with the IORA: Factoring India and the Indian Ocean

September 2014

Engaging with a multilateral body requires constructive foreign policy forethought, especially for a country that is not a fully fledged member of that body. China’s overtures to the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) exemplify this approach. The Indian Ocean and India are the two most immediate elements in China’s policy approach to the IORA. With 20 member states, extra-territorial major powers as important dialogue partners, and the increasing importance of energy politics in the region, the IORA today is a significant multilateral body in China’s calculus.

Contemporary India–China Dynamics: From an Orthodox to an Autonomous Course?

July 2014

This review essay examines the significance of India–China relations against the background of the current phenomenon of a multipolar world in the light of four recent publications on the subject. Tien-sze Fang’s and Jeff M. Smith’s works discuss the current facets of India–China relations, while William Antholis’s and Carl J. Dahlman’s works deal with the character and standing that India and China bring to their regional and global discourse.