Understanding Politics without Blinkers of Morality

Rajesh Singh

Policies & Perspectives

Maldivian Turmoil Veers between Adamant Administration and Opportunistic Opposition

Anushree Ghisad, Research Associate, VIF

"No one will really understand politics until they understand that politicians are not trying to solve our problems. They are trying to solve their own problems, of which getting elected and re-elected are No. 1 and No. 2. Whatever is No. 3 is fa

Neighbourhood Studies, Maldives

Nepal-Holds First Local Level Elections in 20 Years

Dr. Madhumita Srivastava Balaji, Senior Research Associate, VIF

Nepal appears jubilant at the success of the completion of the local level elections. The fervor seems to be nationwide primarily because elections were held after two decades. The country definitely views this as a landmark development in its quest

Neighbourhood Studies, Nepal

भाषा के नाम पर लड़ाई

Rajesh Singh

चार महीने पहले द्रमुक नेता एम के स्टालिन ने चेतावनी दी थी कि यदि केंद्र सरकार तमिलनाडु में राजम

Historical and Civilisational Studies, Hindi

India-Myanmar Joint Parliamentary Friendship Forum

PM Heblikar

Introduction Myanmar occupies a central position in India’s “Look East Policy” or “Act East Policy” and has received highest level political patronage under the Modi doctrine. Continuity in India’s policy has received

Neighbourhood Studies, Myanmar

दक्षिण फिलीपींस में दाएश के खिलाफ संयुक्त सैन्य अभियान

Maj Gen (Retd.) P K Chakravorty

प्रासंगिक मुद्दे राजनीतिक और सैन्य मकसद पूरे करने के लिए आतंकवाद को युगों से हथियार बन

Terrorism, National Security and Strategic Studies, Hindi

Reforms that the Jaundiced View Cannot See

Rajesh Singh
Policies & Perspectives

Left Wing Extremism – A Brief Security Review

Ramanand Garge, Senior Research Associate, VIF

Left Wing Extremism (LWE) is widely recognised as one of the most serious security threats in post-independence India. Apart from that, it is also a politico-socio-economic challenge. Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh had described the LWE as

Leftwing Extremism, National Security and Strategic Studies

Resilient Democracy of India

RNP Singh, Senior Fellow, VIF

India, the largest democracy of the world, has come out successful in conduct in elections all through the last 70 years of its independence. The Indian democracy in spite of being often referred as new democracy, its political system and political p

Governance and Political Studies