Jagannath Panda

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses

Jagannath Panda is a research fellow and the head of the East Asia Centre at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. He is the author of "India-China Relations: Politics of Resources, Identity and Authority in a Multipolar World Order" (Routledge, London & New York: 2017). He is an expert on Indo-Pacific security, Chinese foreign policy, India-China relations, and Northeast Asian security.

Articles by Jagannath Panda


India, the Quad, and the China Question

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Australia, India, Japan, and the United States make up the Quad, often seen as a response to an increasingly powerful and competitive China. But the commonality and contradiction of interests that India shares with China makes New Delhi’s perspective somewhat different from that of the other Quad countries. One may argue that India’s participation in the Quad is not a move to antagonize China.


Is There Space for Europe in the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor?

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Spearheaded by India and Japan, the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor aims to improve intercontinental connectivity. But, as of now, this competing plan to China’s Belt and Road Initiative is only a proposition. To make it a reality, India and Japan must enlist the EU.