Economy It is time we focus on India's rise as soft power, says VP Naidu Updated : December 17, 2018 11:33 PM IST He also said that public opinion world over should be built to isolate nations which shelter terrorists. Speaking at a conference on soft power organised by India Foundation, Naidu said that India has always been one of the foremost cultural forces in the world. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.