Nihar R Nayak

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  • Nihar R Nayak is Research Fellow at Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. Click here for detail profile.

    India-Bhutan Ties Set For Further Growth

    November 19, 2019

    Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr. Nihar R. Nayak’s commentary on Bhutanese Foreign Minister Lyonpo (Dr.) Tandi Dorji’s visit to India, titled ‘India-Bhutan Ties Set for Further Growth’ has been published by All India Radio (AIR) World Service, an external services division of AIR, on November 19, 2019.

    The Bhutanese Minister’s week-long visit has set a new benchmark for the bilateral ties, writes Dr. Nayak.

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    SRI LANKA: Presidential elections: Will minorities become kingmakers?

    November 11, 2019

    Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr. Nihar R. Nayak’s commentary on Sri Lanka’s eighth presidential elections, titled ‘SRI LANKA: Presidential elections: Will minorities become kingmakers?' has been published by Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict (SSPC), New Delhi, on November 11, 2019.

    As Sri Lanka is gearing towards the eighth presidential elections, national security, foreign policy and foreign investments in infrastructure projects and minority issues are once again dominating the political discourse in the country, writes Dr. Nayak.

    Xi Jinping Ko Nepal Bhraman: Indo-Pacific Birudh Himali Niti

    October 18, 2019

    Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr. Nihar R. Nayak’s article on Chinese Premier Xi Jinping’s Nepal trip, titled ‘Xi Jinping Ko Nepal Bhraman: Indo-Pacific Birudh Himali Niti’ has been published by Nepal News on October 18, 2019.

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    Elusive Dialogue: Afghan Peace Talks That Never Took Off

    October 05, 2019

    Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr. Nihar R. Nayak’s commentary on ‘AFGHANISTAN: Elusive Dialogue: Peace Talks That Never Took Off’ has been published by South Asia Conflict Monitor (monthly online newsletter), Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict, on October 5, 2019.

    Kashmir Conundrum: Pakistan’s Obsessions and India’s Challenges

    September 13, 2019

    Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr. Nihar R. Nayak’s commentary on ‘Kashmir Conundrum: Pakistan’s Obsessions and India’s Challenges’ has been published by the Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict, on September 13, 2019.

    Nepal-China BRI Conundrum

    May 29, 2019

    Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr. Nihar R. Nayak’s article on Nepal’s BRI Policy, titled ‘Nepal-China BRI Conundrum’ has been published by the Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA), a foreign policy think-tank in Kathmandu, Nepal, on May 29, 2019.

    New Modi Government’s foreign policy and Nepal

    May 29, 2019

    Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr. Nihar R. Nayak’s article on New Modi Government’s foreign policy and Nepal was published in ‘Nepal News’ on May 29, 2019.

    Dr Nayak writes that the foreign policy of NDA-II on neighborhood will be broadly guided by ‘neighbourhood first policy’ and ‘Sabka Sath Sabka Vikash Sabka Vikaas’, to win the confidence of smaller countries to a newer height. The new government will continue its policy of South Asia as shared zone of prosperity, which synchronizes with Nepali PM’s vision of ‘Samriddha Nepal, Sukhi Nepal’.

    Bhutan Says No To BRI

    April 20, 2019

    Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr Nihar Nayak’s Article on Bhutan’s BRI Policy, titled ‘Bhutan Says No to BRI’ was published by the All India Radio (AIR) World Service, an external services division of AIR, on April 20, 2019.

    Bhutan’s decision on BRI indicates that there is a coincidence of views between India and Bhutan over this issue. It also suggests that there has been no major change in Bhutan’s foreign policy under the new government in Thimphu, writes Dr Nayak.

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    Bhutan National Assembly Elections 2018: A Mandate for Change?

    Voters in Bhutan have shown their political maturity by bringing in a new government, which is an indicator of growing awareness about their rights and their role in holding governments to account.

    November 12, 2018

    Nepal-China Transit Agreement: An Evaluation

    Nepal’s quest for an alternate transit country with a view to reducing its dependence on India succeeded with the finalisation of the text for the Protocol of Transit Transport Agreement with China on September 7, 2018.

    September 27, 2018

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