Practice

Strategic & Foreign Affairs

The Strategic and Foreign Relations (SFR) Practice at Rashtram is dedicated to strengthening India’s international relations. It undertakes extensive research on  India’s foreign policy priorities and strategic concerns. SFR also works towards enhancing people-to-people relations through a series of programmes curated to cater to the strategic community in India and globally. In doing so, SFR aims at contributing to building lasting relations based on mutual understanding and amicability.

CREATE

thought leadership in IR & soft power

CONVENE

deliberations to proliferate Indian foreign policy

CONNECT

with young leaders from around the world

Team

SFR Practice Personnel

Kislay Ranjan

Senior Manager - Strategic & Foreign Relations Practice

Paras Ratna

Research Associate - Strategic & Foreign Relations Practice

Ambuj Sahu

Programme Manager

Experts

External field experts

Prof. Harsh Pant

Director, Studies & Head of the Strategic Studies Programme at ORF

Sanjay Pulipaka

Sr. Fellow for Research Programmes & Strategic Neighbourhood, DPG

Events

12Aug

Atmanirbhar Bharat Summit

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
09Aug

Programmes & Projects

World Governance Expedition

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Young Diplomats Conclave

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Soft Power Brief

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Publications

India-China Tensions: Asymmetry and the limits of escalation

By Paras Ratna, Research Associate – Strategic & Foreign Relations...

API: The key to being the true Pharmacy of the World

Can India address the Achilles' heel in its supply chain...

Balance Domestic Politics and Global Diplomacy

By Paras Ratna, Research Associate – Strategic & Foreign Relations...

The Corona-Led Rise of Middle Powers on the World Stage

By Paras Ratna, Research Associate – Strategic & Foreign Relations...

COVID-19 and the Mirage of a China-Led International Order

The larger question agitating International Relations theorists is whether COVID-19...

Toward a Coherent Indo-Pacific Framework?

By Paras Ratna, Research Associate – Strategic & Foreign Relations...

Dancing with the Elephant: Toward a Coherent Indo-Pacific Framework?

India’s conceptualization of the Indo-Pacific is a departure from the...

The Elusive Narrative: Aung Suu Kyi and the International Media

State Counsellor Aung Suu Kyi’s recent defense of Myanmar military...

The Emerging Strategic Equation in Asia

By Paras Ratna, Research Associate – Strategic & Foreign Relations...

फ्रांस, भारत और इंडो-पैसिफिक: वैकल्पिक रणनीतिक ढांचे की प्रयास

इंडो-पसिफ़िक में फ्रांस एक ऐसी शक्ति है, जिसके भारत और...

France, India and the Indo-Pacific: Exploring Alternative Frameworks of Engagement

France’s Indo-Pacific strategy broadly includes protection of maritime shipping lanes...

Time for a New Lunar Calendar to Replace Older Model

Since the Moon is an important celestial body, it is...