Pranay Kotasthane was quoted in an article with The Telegraph.
India's foreign policy has never been independent of domestic complusions. Some foreign policy decisions have been influenced by broader perceptions of national peace and stability. Pranay Kotasthane, said:
"Every foreign policy issue is also passed through a domestic-scoring-point filter much earlier in the cycle by this government, which means real options are already limited once you get an output from the domestic politics filter."
The full article can be read here.