Foreign policy is synonymous with the process of continuous change. Due to China‘s expansionist policy a new cold war is brewing up between China and the USA. After the disintegration of the USSR, many smaller European countries have gained economic self-reliance. Trade and investment have become the primary goals of foreign policy for all. The Chinese navy is considered to be the world’s biggest naval power. Military might has also increased the economic dominance of China. The Covid-19 crisis has warned the world about the impending dangers of the secrecy and non-transparency of dictatorial regimes. All these issues have been discussed in the fourth edition of this book.
Bharatiya Videsh Niti: Bhumandalikaran ke Daur mein is specially designed for the IAS Political Science Mains paper as well as other civil services examinations being conducted by UPSC and State Civil Services Commissions, and it will be very useful for aspirants taking this examination in the Hindi medium.
This book is divided into twelve PARTS: I. Historical Development of Foreign Policy; II. India-South Asia; III. Indian Ocean; IV. South-East Asia; V. East Asia and Asia Pacific; VI. West Asia; VII. Middle Asia; VIII. India and Super Powers; IX. Global Institutions; X. India and Developing Countries; XI. Regional Economic Organizations and Association; XII. The Diaspora.
Additionally, there is also a detailed Glossary, a Bibliography, and 36 maps, which students will find most helpful.
This is the most appropriate book for IAS and UPSC aspirants on India’s foreign policy as it comprehensively covers all the material that is relevant, important and required for preparing for the mains exam. Written in an easy-to-understand style, it will aid students to assimilate and prepare much better and boost their confidence.
Rajesh Mishra, MA (Banaras Hindu University) and NET/JRF (UGC), is currently teaching Indian Polity and Foreign Policy to UPSC aspirants at Saraswati IAS, Delhi. A teacher and author popular and respected among students joining IAS coaching institutes in Delhi, his published works for the competition market include Rajniti Vigyan: Ek Samagra Adhyayan (Orient BlackSwan, 2019, 7th edition) and Bharatiya Rajvyavastha (Orient BlackSwan, 2019, 4th edition).
Manchitra Suchi (List of Maps)
Part 1. Bharatiya Videsh Niti ka Aitihasik Vikas (Historical Development of Indian Foreign Policy)
Part 2. Bharat-Dakshin Asia (India-South Asia)
Part 3. Hind Mahasagar (Indian Ocean)
Part 4. Dakshin-Purva Asia (South-East Asia)
Part 5. Purva Asia evam Asia Prashant (East Asia and Asia Pacific)
Part 6. Paschim Asia (West Asia)
Part 7. Madhya Asia (Central Asia)
Part 8. Bharat aur Mahashaktiyan (India and the Super Powers)
Part 9. Vaishvik Sansthayein (Global Institutions)
Part 10. Bharat evam Vikashsheel Desh (India and Developing Countries)
Part 11. Kshetriya Arthik Sangathan evam Samooh (Regional Economic Organisations and Associations)
Part 12. Pravasi (Diaspora)
Sandarbh granth (References)