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Thursday, January 27, 2022

Constantino Xavier


Constantino Xavier is a Fellow at the Carnegie India think-tank, based in New Delhi, working on India’s foreign policy. He tweets @ConstantinoX

How India’s Gati Shakti Plan can have an impact beyond its borders
Wed, Nov 10, 2021

Constantino Xavier, Riya Sinha write: It can generate positive spillover effects, strengthen India’s economic ties with its neighbours.

From Rajiv to Modi, coercion replaced by cooperation
Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Thirty years after Rajiv Gandhi’s accord with Sri Lanka, demonstrations of hegemonic power have given way to cooperation rather than coercion. In late May, 30 years ago, the Sri Lankan Navy impeded an Indian flotilla with humanitarian assistance for the beleaguered Tamils. Last month, Colombo welcomed three Indian Navy vessels to assist in relief operations after the island’s devastating floods.

To Lisbon with Love
Sat, Jun 24, 2017

While Vasco da Gama engaged India with trinkets and cannons, Narendra Modi brings a confident India to Portugal.