Jagannath P. Panda

Jagannath P. Panda


Dr. Jagannath Panda is a Research Fellow and Centre Coordinator for East Asia at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. He is the Series Editor for ‘Routledge Studies on Think Asia’.


National narratives guiding India-Japan ties

In the charged Indo-Pacific geopolitical scenario, Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe have set an ideal example of using personal chemistry to forward mutually advantageous policy outlooks

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Opinion: 'Year of Doklam' points to a conflicting China-India relation in 2018

China wants to shun the existing ?status quo? and emerge as a ?revisionist? power which would significantly influence China-India relations. Read Article

Opinion: Wang Yi's visit to India may not clear the mist in China-India relations

Wang Yi's visit was significant in many ways. It was the first high-level Chinese official's visit to India after the two and a half month long Doklam border stand-off. Read Article

Over Trump-Xi meet, China seeks US approval for OBOR

More than Trump advancing American interest, Xi Jinping seems to have struck a better deal with Trump. Read Article

With Xi at helm again, China may become strong but less transparent

With a powerful political approach, Xi Jinping has strengthened his stature in China?s evolving political process Read Article

Will India-China relationship take a different turn with Modi meeting Xi in Xiamen?

China sees India as a ?potential power? in making, and this perception will override any Chinese pragmatic thinking to cooperate with India as a ?… Read Article

Why Japan supports India and not China on Doklam

Japan wants to underline the aggressive stance taken by the People?s Liberation Army in contrast to India?s persistent effort for a ?peaceful… Read Article

Why India needs to take seriously Beijing?s Position Paper on Doklam

The Position Paper makes it clear that China will not compromise on boundary disputes with India Read Article

Why Doklam is emerging as a flashpoint between India and China

The message from Beijing to New Delhi is that India must not go too far in its relationship with the US or with Japan Read Article