Harsh V Pant

All stories by Harsh V Pant

India's stature is growing in Chinese eyes

India's stature is growing in Chinese eyes

Rediff.com21 Dec 2018

'China's vulnerability on the global stage has given an opening to India to push for its own interests,' notes Harsh V Pant.

US-China trade war: What's really going on?

US-China trade war: What's really going on?

Rediff.com11 Oct 2018

This is a high-stakes strategic conflict between a power which wants to preserve the status quo in its favour and one which wants to usurp that throne. The rest is all theatre, says Harsh V Pant.

Can Modi, Abe completely rework the India-Japan ties?

Can Modi, Abe completely rework the India-Japan ties?

Rediff.com31 Aug 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoys a close relationship with Shinzo Abe. For Abe, "a strong India is in the best interest of Japan, and a strong Japan is in the best interest of India."

India's new security agenda

India's new security agenda

Rediff.com23 Jun 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initial weeks in office and the composition of his national security team give a sense of his government's foreign policy and national security priorities, says Harsh V Pant

India's new security agenda

India's new security agenda

Rediff.com23 Jun 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initial weeks in office and the composition of his national security team give a sense of his government's foreign policy and national security priorities, says Harsh V Pant

Why India needs to think carefully about its Afghan policy

Why India needs to think carefully about its Afghan policy

Rediff.com16 Dec 2013

As the western forces prepare to leave Afghanistan in the coming year, India stands at a crossroads where it remains keen to preserve its interests in Afghanistan but has refused to step up its role as a regional security provider. New Delhi needs to recognise that there is no short-cut to major power status, says Harsh V Pant