About the BookThe book deals with all aspects of the Foreign Policy of India in detail during different phases. All the events have been recorded in the chronological order. In the Introductory chapter the meaning and definition of Foreign Policy, its important contents and elements have been traced in detail in a simple and lucid manner. In the next chapters various aspects of India’s Foreign Policy have been narrated very beautifully so as to meet the requirements of the students of political science in particular and other students in general. Special importance has been given for the topic Panchsila since it is the fundamental basis of our foreign policy. The chapter on Panchsila provides enormous information to the readers so as to get a clear picture about our Foreign Policy. Towards the end of the book, role of India in UNO and Commonwealth, India’s policy towards Third World, India’s role in New International Economic Order (NIEO), Nuclear Policy of India and India’s participation in SAARC till date have been described in detail for the benefit of the students and the common readers.About the Author/sProfessor N. Jayapalan of Government Arts College, Karur (Tamilnadu) did his post-graduation in History from Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai (Madras University). Later, he did his post-graduation in Political Science from the same University. He got his M.Phil. from the Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli.