Commentary: India, Hopeful to Expand its Influence in the Indo-Pacific, Signs Pact with Seychelles

Neha Sinha, Research Associate, VIF

The Republic of Seychelles is an archipelago which lies in the Indian Ocean. The country has 115 islands with Victoria as its capital. Some of the nearby islands and territories to Seychelles are Mauritius, Reunion, Madagascar, Comoros, etc. The coun

International Relations and Diplomacy, Indo-Pacific

उज्बेकिस्तान और अफगानिस्तान के बीच बढ़ती सहभागिता

Dr Rashmini Koparkar, Research Associate, VIF

अफगानिस्तान के राष्ट्रपति अशरफ गनी ने हाल में उज्बेकिस्तान का आधिकारिक दौरा किया। उज्बेक राष

International Relations and Diplomacy, Central Asia, Hindi

Rouhani’s visit reflects the many dimensions to India-Iran ties

Amb D P Srivastava, Senior Fellow & Cluster Leader, VIF
International Relations and Diplomacy, VIF Scholars Outreach

The Trudeau visit can help energise India-Canada Relations

Dr Harinder Sekhon, Senior Fellow, VIF
International Relations and Diplomacy, VIF Scholars Outreach

Why Economic Survey of India 2018 is Path-breaking

Rajesh Singh

The Economic Survey of India (ESI) has a short shelf-life in the public narrative, because it gets overshadowed by the Union Budget that is presented soon after. But ESI 2018 will have a greater longevity because of its two ground breaking chapters.

Governance and Political Studies, Policies & Perspectives

Commentary: Analysing the Pashtun Long March

Prateek Joshi, Research Associate, VIF

In the past few days, a hitherto unseen mobilisation took place among the Pashtun community, which held a 10 day long sit-in at the Islamabad Press Club protesting over the killing of a young Waziri man in Karachi. Rao Anwar, the SSP of Karachi’s M

Neighbourhood Studies, Pakistan

Commentary: India Joins Ashgabat Agreement

Dr Rashmini Koparkar, Research Associate, VIF

Background India has recently joined the Ashgabat Agreement, which envisages creation of an International Transport and Transit Corridor connecting Central Asia with the Persian Gulf. This corridor is set to facilitate connectivit

International Relations and Diplomacy, Central Asia

A Study on Skills and Employment Strategy for India’s Poor Districts

Partha Mitra

Introduction The focus of the study is to identify the reasons for their remaining poor and backward, and designing a skills and employment strategy based on the ground conditions as revealed by the census data. This Study reli

Governance and Political Studies

राष्ट्रपति ट्रंप और येरुशलम

Amb K P Fabian

येरुशलम को इजरायल की राजधानी के रूप में मान्यता देने और अमेरिकी दूतावास को तेल अवीव से हटाकर ये

International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia, Hindi

India should take up challenge of Lethal Autonomous Weapons System

Arvind Gupta, Director - VIF
Technological and Scientific Studies, VIF Scholars Outreach