Centre for Inner Asian Studies
School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi, India
MA/M.Phil in Political Science; Ph.D in South Asian Studies
Areas of Interest/Specialization
India’s strategic interests in the Himalayas and Trans-Himalayas; India’s relations with Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet; South Asian Security; Water Security in South Asia.
Peer Reviewed Publications
`Water Security or Security of Water: A Conceptual Analysis’, India Quarterly, 67 (1), April 2011.
`Political Discourse in Nepal; State vs Civil Society’, in Gen VR Raghavan ed, Civil Society in Conflict Situations (Chennai: Centre for Security Analysis, 2008)
`Water Security or Security of Water: Understanding Statist approach in South Asia’, Security and Society (Jammu), vol.2, no. 2, winter 2006.
`Nepal at the Political Crossroads: Options for India’, South Asian Survey (New Delhi), January- June, 2006.
Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books
`India and Nepal Treaty of 1950: The Continuing Discourse,’ India Quarterly (Sage). Vol. 8, June 2012.
`The Discourse on Federalism in Nepal’, in Chaitnaya Mishra and Om Gurung ed. `Ethnicity and Federalism in Nepal’, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. (2012)
`China’s approach, policies and relations with Nepal and Bhutan’ in M. Rasgotra ed. China Today: Politics, Society and Culture (New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2012)