Areas of Study

National Security and Strategic Studies

Violence is a type of backwardness and it is enormously powerful tool...
Appointment of Mr Dineshwar Sharma , former Director of Intelligence...

International Relations/Diplomacy

Mozambique lies in the southern east part of Africa, surrounded by...
As is the norm with the Prime Minister's visits abroad he did India...

Technological and Scientific Studies

Introduction Internet, today, has become an essential element in...
Gun Systems No country the word over ever throws away its old...

Neighbourhood Studies

Already holding over fourteen formal positions -- more than any other...
On 18 October 2017 Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the 19th National...

Governance and Political Studies

कांग्रेस के जिन गलियारों में निराशा के जाले और हार की सीलन मजबूत ये...

Economic Studies

Introduction Indian elite’s desire for big power status grew out...
विमुद्रीकरण यानी नोटबंदी पर राजनीतिक शोरशराबे भरी मोदी-विरोधी...

Historical and Civilisational Studies

Media Studies

इस वर्ष स्वतंत्रता दिवस पर राष्ट्र के नाम अपने संदेश में प्रधानमंत्री...
Amb Ashok Kantha, Distinguished Fellow at the VIF and Director of The...
VIF Digest

Oct 16-31, 2017

Central Asian Republics (CARs), South Caucasus and Mongolia

Mirziyoyev Visits Turkey

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev paid a State Visit to Turkey on 25-26 October...

Oct 16-31, 2017

ASEAN

Myanmar: USDP Objects to amending Verification Process of Rohingyas

Myanmar’s opposition party the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) said it would monitor...

Oct 16-31, 2017

Defence

INS Kiltan ASW Stealth Corvette

INS Kiltan (P30), third Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvette (Kamorta Class) was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Hon’ble...

October 16-31, 2017

Pakistan

Nawaz’s Political and Legal Troubles continue to Escalate

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s political and legal troubles continue to escalate with little hope...

Oct 1-15, 2017

USA

Las Vegas Shooting

The US witnessed its deadliest shooting on the night of October 1, 2017, when a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concert goers at the Route 91 Harvest...