• SENSEX
    NIFTY 50
Politics

Analysis: The foreign policy challenges before PM Narendra Modi in second term

Updated : May 29, 2019 03:00 PM IST

After his swearing-in on Thursday, he will need to deftly navigate a trade war between the United States and China and rising tensions between the US and Iran, an important source of cheap oil for India's fast-growing economy.
As Modi returns to power for another five years, global leaders are looking to India to take on a larger burden of responsibility in the world, acting as a security buffer in the Indo-Pacific, opening its markets and responding to climate change, even though Modi struggled to manage many of India's domestic issues in his first term.
India needs to maintain close ties with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and the Maldives, its traditional sphere of influence. But delays by Indian companies have led to cost overruns, prompting India's neighbors to look toward China for speedy development.
Analysis: The foreign policy challenges before PM Narendra Modi in second term
primo org
Have you signed up for Primo, our daily newsletter?
It has all the stories and data on the market, business, economy and tech that you need to know.
cnbc two logos
To keep watching CNBC-TV18, India's No. 1 English Business News Channel, call your Cable or DTH Operator and subscribe now for just Rs. 4 per month. You can also subscribe to CNBC-TV18 Prime HD for Re 1/- per month.Find out more

You May Also Like

Live TV