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A discourse on the goals set by Prime Minister Modi to guide India's foreign policy In India, foreign policymaking has been based in the Prime Minister's Office because of the institutionalization of the foreign policy structure since Independence. This book highlights that in the past three decades, due to the constraints of coalition politics, there has been little insight into India's foreign policy. The ruling government effectively reverted the locus of authority to the new prime minister and his team, thereby not just avoiding a wider contestation between competing paradigms but instituting a paradigm shift—a shift which is a response to previous policy anomalies and failures, and creating newly articulated goals in a short time.

A New Interpretative Framework of Foreign Policy: A Paradigm Shift
A new interpretative framework of foreign policy: A paradigm shift

During the 2014 Indian General Election campaign, Narendra Modi confined himself to domestic issues such as inclusive development, policy-oriented governance, growth and employment, and the removal of corruption and the dynastic ruling elites. His only ...

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