Strife in Tamil National Alliance: Pragmatism Precedes Over Politics

Anushree Ghisad, Research Associate, VIF

“Like a metal abraded by a file, the might of a clan is eroded by enemies within.” -‘Thirukkural’, division 2 (Porul), chapter 89, verse 888 More than 2000 years back, in above quoted words of wisdom, Saint Thiruvalluvar, often reg

Neighbourhood Studies, Sri Lanka

Introducing Common Currency in South Asia

Prof Hari Bansh Jha

Background The present century is the Asian century. In last few decades, South Asia has emerged as a major economic power centre not only in the region but also in the world. This region inhabits 21 per cent of world population,

Economic Studies

ट्रंप के कार्यकाल के 100 दिन: अफ्रीका के लिए क्या अच्छा और क्या बुरा

Neha Sinha, Research Associate, VIF

29 अप्रैल, 2017 को डॉनल्ड ट्रंप के राष्ट्रपति के रूप में 100 दिन हो गए। कुछ प्रमुख क्षेत्रों के संबंध म

International Relations and Diplomacy, Africa, Hindi

GST: A New Era in Indian Taxation

Akash Solanki

Indian Economy is poised to enter a new era of taxation in the form of implementation of much awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) with effect from July 01, 2017. The GST Bill was passed unanimously in August, 2016 by the Indian Parliament and after

Economic Studies

Attacks in the United Kingdom and the Wider Implications

Alvite Singh Ningthoujam, Senior Research Associate, VIF

The string of recent attacks in the United Kingdom (UK), in less than three months, has once again brought to the fore the vulnerability, not only of the UK, but of the international community at large, arising from the activities of rabid terrorist

International Relations and Diplomacy

म्यांमार शांति प्रक्रिया: अभी मंजिल बहुत दूर!

Brig Vinod Anand, Senior Fellow, VIF

ट्वेंटी फर्स्ट सेंचुरी पांगलोंग सम्मेलन का दूसरा सत्र एक दिन के विस्तार के बाद 29 मई को संपन्न ह

Neighbourhood Studies, Myanmar, Hindi

India’s Defence Diplomacy and Myanmar

Brig Vinod Anand, Senior Fellow, VIF
Policies & Perspectives

Senior Trump Aide Kenneth Juster named as US Envoy to India

Dr Harinder Sekhon, Senior Fellow, VIF

The White House has named senior White House official and Trump aide Kenneth Juster as the next US ambassador to India thereby ending a months-long speculation that saw several Indian-American names crop up as potential candidates. This notification

International Relations and Diplomacy, US

Shanghai Cooperation Organization: New Delhi’s March into Eurasia

Dr Rashmini Koparkar, Research Associate, VIF

India became the full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 9th June in Astana. Along with India, Pakistan has also joined the forum. Inclusion of the new members has expanded organization’s geographical outreach, and has raised

International Relations and Diplomacy

चीनी कम्युनिस्ट पार्टी का 19वां अधिवेशन

Jayadeva Ranade

लगभग 8.8 करोड़ सदस्यों वाली चीनी कम्युनिस्ट पार्टी सीसीपी का आगामी 19वां अधिवेशन केवल शी चिनफिंग

Neighbourhood Studies, China, Hindi