An article with Samir Saran on BRICS was published in the 2016 ORF Primer. Recent consensus has written off the BRICS. Is there a case left to be made for the grouping? We argue that India is the B in BRICS for ‘bright spot,’ and that it will need to take the lead in revitalising the grouping through the NDB and the NDBI as it assumes chairmanship of BRICS this year. Article here.