Junior Research Fellow, Department of Political Science, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
This paper is not about the strength of India’s soft power but also analyzing how such a capacity is being transformed into capabilities and observes its practical implementation in Indian foreign policy. This paper leads to investigate the agenda-setting role of India’s soft power regarding its foreign policy. This paper has been undertaken in pursuit of the following objectives: to analyzing the evolution of power in Indian foreign policy and explain: the subsequent shift from soft power to hard power and smart power approaches; to evaluate the effectiveness of new strategies in foreign policy: and to examine limitations and suggest- ways flourishing of soft power.
soft power, India, foreign policy, diplomacy, south Asia
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Saurabh Singh. (2020). Analysing India’s Soft Power in its Neighbourhood Policy. Sparkling International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Studies, 3(2), 24-30.