Articles

Prime Minister Deuba’s Visit to India-An Assessment

Dr. Madhumita Srivastava Balaji, Senior Research Associate, VIF

Right in the midst of the then raging Sino-Indian stand-off at Doklam, the Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba paid a five day state visit to India from August 23-27, 2017; his first foreign trip after assuming the charge in May 2017. It was P

Neighbourhood Studies, Nepal

North Korean Imbroglio: In a Decisive Phase

Skand Ranjan Tayal

In the last six weeks the long simmering North Korean question has escalated to a crisis and has brought North East Asia on the brink of a nuclear disaster. North Korea embarked on the path of seeking nuclear weapon capacity in late 1980’s. Dur

International Relations and Diplomacy, Indo-Pacific

डोकलाम – चीनी झूठ और गलत जानकारी

Amb Kanwal Sibal, Dean, Centre for International Relations and Diplomacy, VIF

डोकलम पर चीन का दुष्प्रचार शोरगुल भरा ही नहीं है, झूठा भी है। वह आधिकारिक रूप से दावा कर रहा है कि

Neighbourhood Studies, China, Hindi

Battle against Slow GDP Growth Rate

Rajesh Singh

The Central Statistics Office recently reported that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth had slipped to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent for the April-June quarter of the current fiscal. This is in contrast to the preceding quarter gr

Economic Studies

A Perspective on BRICS Development Strategies: Prospects and Issues

Brig Vinod Anand, Senior Fellow, VIF

Looking Back Last year Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) group conducted its summit in October under the Chairmanship of India. PM Modi had outlined ‘Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions’

Economic Studies

विशाखापत्तनम बंदरगाह नेपाल के लिए अधिक लाभकारी

Prof Hari Bansh Jha

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी की पड़ोसियों के साथ मेलजोल (नेबरहुड कनेक्टिविटी) की नीति के एक हिस्से

Neighbourhood Studies, Nepal, Hindi

De-mon — huge, successful course-correction

S Gurumurthy (Member, VIF Advisory Board)

Of all the multidimensional corrective elements that were missed — actually, side-stepped if not suppressed — in the politically uproarious anti-Modi national discourse about the demonetization exercise, the most important element was the huge cr

Economic Studies

De-mon — a multidimensional project

S Gurumurthy (Member, VIF Advisory Board)

That 99 per cent of the de-legalised Rs 500/1,000 denomination notes was returned back to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been cited by opposition parties, experts and the media alike as the sole test of failure of demonetisation (which, for brev

Economic Studies

Some Lessons from Doklam

Lt Gen (Dr) V K Saxena (Retd), PVSM,AVSM,VSM, Visiting Fellow, VIF

While the resolution of the Doklam stand-off as reported by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on 28 Aug is being hailed as a diplomatic breakthrough and an achievement of sorts for India in the open source reports, this work tries to revisit the

National Security and Strategic Studies, Border and Coastal Security