AbstractsPolitical Science

Nuclear policy of India since 1998: implications for security in South Asia; -

by Arifa Parveen

Institution: Aligarh Muslim University
Department: Political science
Year: 2014
Keywords: Political science
Record ID: 1187857
Full text PDF: http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/handle/10603/21116


After getting independence from the British India had to devise its foreign policy so newlineas to serve its national interests The strategy of every government of every state has to decide on a certain course of action and refrain from certain others and the newlineperformance of each state affects the performance of others Nehru the first Prime newlineMinister and the main architect of Indias foreign policy adopted the policy of nonalignment and pursued an independent foreign policy Nehru was convinced that it newlinewas indispensable for a country to stay sovereign in its actions and religiously newlinefollowed this principle in practice by refusing to join any power bloc India has an age old tradition of being peace loving country and for this it has portrayed in all its actions and attitudes through the ages Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru started newlinebuilding cordial relations with other neighbouring countries but somehow since its newlinevery inception Indias relations with closest neighbour Pakistan have been mutually newlinelacking in trust and as such they have remained tense always with each other newline%%%bibliography p.1-17