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Category Archives: India

November 23, 2017

In an Era of Brexit and Chinese Power, is it time for a New UK–India ‘special relationship’?

By Dr. John Hemmings and Jack Wright
As the UK looks to define a new global role for itself after Brexit, it should embrace India as a partner in upholding the rules-based, liberal international order.

At the launch of the Access India …

Posted in India, Opinion Editorial
February 1, 2017

Event Transcript: ‘Modi’s India and the Rules-Based Order in the Indo-Pacific’

Stephen Pound MP: Thank you very much indeed for coming along for what is almost certain to be one of the most interesting in a series of very, very interesting Henry Jackson lectures. I first met Narendra Modi back in …

Posted in Event Transcript, India
January 18, 2017

Event Summary: ‘Ian Hall on Modi’s India’

By Alex Manzoor
On Tuesday 17th of January, the Henry Jackson Society welcomed Professor Ian Hall from the Griffith Asia Institute to discuss Indian foreign policy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its adherence to the ‘rules-based order’. He began by …

Posted in Event Summaries, India, Spotlight
November 22, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘The India-China-US Triangle’

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Posted in Event Transcript, India
September 21, 2016

Event Summary: ‘The India-China-US Triangle’

By Michael Hartfield
On Monday 19th September Professor Madhav Das Nalapat began by discussing the paramount importance of improving India’s human rights and entrenching liberal culture, in order to advance India’s knowledge industry. In addition to the importance of a culture …

Posted in China, Event Summaries, India, United States
September 19, 2016

Audio: ‘The India-China-US Triangle’

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Posted in China, Event Audio, India, United States

Event: ‘The India-China-US Triangle’

TIME: 12:30-13:30, Monday 19th September 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Professor Madhav Das Nalapat, Vice-Chair, Manipal Advanced Research Group and UNESCO Peace Chair, Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal University, India
To see a …

Posted in China, Defence, Event, India, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security, United States, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
November 12, 2015

India: Security Challenges and National Responses

India: Security Challenges and National Responses
India stands at a crossroads. One of the world’s oldest surviving civilizations, albeit a young nation with all the potential to become a global player, India is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-religious nation that symbolizes …

Posted in India, Publication, Spotlight
March 8, 2015

The attitudes expressed towards women in India’s Daughter are chilling. But they’re also universal

Originally published in the New Statesman
India’s Daughter has exposed that country’s rape culture. But don’t imagine that these attitudes aren’t found around the world.
This week’s screening of the film India’s Daughter has brought long overdue attention to India’s national rape crisis, and the …

Posted in Global, Human Rights, India, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Women's Rights
November 10, 2011

Asia’s waking giants: Why the region welcomes India’s emergence and fears China’s rise

By kind invitation of Kwasi Kwarteng MP, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host a discussion with Dr John Lee, Michael Hintze Fellow for Energy Security and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Centre for International Security Studies, Sydney University. …

Posted in China, Democracy & Development, Economy, Event, India
July 13, 2011

Mumbai Under Attack

Three explosions have occurred simultaneously in Mumbai earlier today.
Eight have already died and 100s wounded and the government has stated that this was a terrorist attack.
Al-Qaeda aligned Pakistani based group, Lashkar-e-Taiba, is believed to have been responsible for the terrorist …

Posted in India, Islamism, Terrorism & Security, The Scoop
June 10, 2011

The Death of MF Husain, the “Graphics Walah”

Aged 95 at the time of his death and with a tremendous career in provocative art, MF Husain was one of India’s most celebrated artists and also one of the most hated.
Beginning his career at the age of 19 as …

Posted in India, Media, Religious Fundamentalism, The Scoop, United Kingdom
May 26, 2011

India censors The Economist

Indian authorities deemed that a map of Kashmir published in The Economist as controversial.
The Economist was forced to cover the map, featured alongside an article on Kashmir, before nationwide distribution.
Why? Because it did not show that the whole of Kashmir – administered …

Posted in Democracy & Development, India, Media, Pakistan, The Scoop
June 15, 2010

China & India – Awakening Giants, Feet of Clay

By kind invitation of Virenda Sharma MP, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host a discussion with Professor Pranab Bardhan, Professor at the University of Berkley, BP Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics and author of Awakening Giants, Feet of Clay.  …

Posted in China, Democracy & Development, Economy, Event, India
May 11, 2010

Can China and India dominate the West?

Hosted by the Henry Jackson Society, the renowned Indian journalist and author, Prem Shankar Jha, came to the National Liberal Club to deliver an exceptional talk on his groundbreaking book – Crouching Dragon, Hidden Tiger: Can China and India dominate …

Posted in China, Democracy & Development, Event, India
March 17, 2010

Prospects for Pakistan

By kind invitation of Stewart Jackson MP, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to be able to host a discussion with Jonathan Paris, Senior Fellow at the South Asia Centre of the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C. and Associate Fellow …

Posted in India, Islamism, Pakistan, Terrorism & Security
May 19, 2009

India: Economy, Democracy, Geopolitics

By kind invitation of Barry Gardiner MP, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to be able to host a discussion of India: Economy, Democracy, Geopolitics by renowned economist and public policy intellectual Professor Deepak Lal, James S.  Coleman Professor of International Development Studies at UCLA. As the world’s largest …

Posted in Event, India
April 23, 2009

Imagining India: Ideas for the New Century

By kind invitation of Keith Vaz MP, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to be able to host a discussion with Nandan Nilekani, author of Imagining India, Forbes’ Asian Businessman of the Year 2007, Co-Chairman of Infosys Technologies and one …

Posted in Event, India