Medha Bisht

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  • Dr Medha Bisht is Senior Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, South Asian University, New Delhi; and former Associate Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA.Click here for detailed profile.

    Tipaimukh Dam: Some Myths, Some Facts

    In order to obviate myopic policies that could jeopardise the bonhomie in India-Bangladesh relations, the technical underpinnings of the project need to be jointly undertaken by both countries.

    April 25, 2012

    Gross National Happiness in Bhutan: A Policy in Making

    India should thus take a regional lead to push Bhutan’s idea of ecological preservation forward, an action which will further generate goodwill and understanding between the two countries.

    March 15, 2012

    Bhutan and Climate Change: Identifying Strategic Implications

    Fellows' Seminar
    March 16, 2012
    1030 to 1300 hrs

    Bhutan's Foreign Policy Determinants: An Assessment

    This article assesses the shifting preferences of Bhutan towards the foreign policy determinants. Three determinants (national security, political culture and economic engagement) have been studied as they play a significant role in shaping Bhutan's policy behaviour. These determinants have been analysed with respect to India, Nepal and China, three countries that have been of critical interest to Bhutan's foreign policy.

    January 2012

    Energy Crises and Riots in Pakistan

    Implementing the necessary reforms in Pakistan’s power sector requires able leadership and internal stability as well as a conducive and transparent environment for attracting investment.

    October 11, 2011

    India-Bhutan Power Cooperation: Between Policy Overtures and Local Debates

    With hydel cooperation emerging as an important pillar in India-Bhutan relationship, this Issue Brief examines the challenges and opportunities in this sector in the years to come.

    October 07, 2011

    Pakistan’s Flood Redux: Need for Institutional Disaster Preparedness

    While the institutional reforms and structures are in place, often their effectiveness is impeded by corrupt practices and lack of proper maintenance and implementation on ground.

    September 30, 2011

    The Making of Foreign Policy in Bhutan

    Fellows' Seminar
    January 28, 2011

    Bhutan 2010: Foreign Policy Developments

    Security and development cooperation have become the twin pillars of the India-Bhutan relationship.

    December 30, 2010

    Chumbi Valley: Economic Rationale but Strategic Resonance

    Shaping responses towards the issue of Chumbi Valley would perhaps require a penetrating understanding of the “reality” that defines China’s political trajectory in South Asia in coming years.

    September 23, 2010