A NEW WORLD OPENING UP
As the new Government at the centre in India takes position, we asked diplomats for their views on how best, going forward ...
As the new Government at the centre in India takes position, we asked diplomats for their views on how best, going forward, they’d plan to engage and strategize with the world’s largest democracy. Some of the responses we received from those featured on our cover page are listed below. The responses that cut across continents show there is fresh enthusiasm in the world order as Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned with a greater majority for his party—the Bharatiya Janata Party (see separate political story). In the triumph on the electoral battlefield one thing is clear—the BJP will provide a stable Government for another five years, which in turn will allow several of the ongoing economic and developmental projects to reach a logical culmination and success. With India’s political stability comes greater hope for the world, and every nation now seeks an opportunity to vigorously engage with the new order for mutual cooperation and benefit