• Akanksha Baruah P.G. MA Political Science, University of Delhi


Indian International Relations Theories (IRT), Policy-Oriented Research, Homegrown Theorizing, Resources


Resource diversion has impacted the production of Indian International Relations Theories (IRT) massively and has led to basically absence of Indian IRTs. Even with the extremely limited resources available and the field of theory building being marginalized, work has been in progress for the production of Indian IRTs by the academia. The limited resources are being diverted towards policy-oriented research, leaving the theory building academia surviving on whatever they are receiving. Most of the theories in IR are western centric, which do not fit well in the Indian context. Hence, there is a need to facilitate the production of Indian IRTs, so that Indian issues can be solved in a much better way and India’s standing in the international arena is enhanced significantly. As for methodology, qualitative secondary data sources are used for the study. Homegrown theorization is used to categorize the Indian IRTs discussed in the study. Multiple academic writings have been observed and analyzed and conclusions have been drawn.


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Akanksha Baruah. (2023). IS INDIA ABLE TO PRODUCE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS THEORIES WITH THE LIMITED REOSURCES AVAILABLE?. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(9). Retrieved from