India’s Look East Policy – A Review

‘India’s Look East Policy is not merely an external economic policy; it is also a strategic shift in India’s vision of the world and India’s place in the evolving global economy. Most of all it is about reaching out to our civilizational neighbors in South East Asia and East Asia‘– Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh Introduction In many ways the post Cold War external...

India’s Look East Policy: Prospects And Challenges For North-East India

The disruption of old trade routes by the colonial rulers, India’s import substitution economy after 1947 and the 1971 Bangladesh war deprived Northeast India of its natural markets. Of late, there has been much talk about the potential of India’s Look East policy in transforming the region. The inclusion of Northeast as an important component of this policy in 2003 is dubbed as the new...