The flagship magazine of the Ministry of External Affairs , Government of India, India Perspectives, is printed in 16 languages and goes to 170 countries, disseminating interesting information about India's rich culture and tradition. It balances a unique visual appeal with informative and interesting articles that talk about how India is embracing contemporary trends in art and lifestyle, along with the new strides being taken in the fields of science and technology and space.
The superstar of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan, lends his voice to the cause of women’s rights in real life as well as through his films. In this issue of India Perspectives, we bring you a dialogue with the man who reigns supreme as an Indian cinematic icon. We also take note of the significant steps taken at the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process (HoA-IP) which was held in the holy city of Amritsar in early December 2016, and discuss the outcome of the extensive talks held between PM Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart during former's visit to Japan in November 2016.