China-US Diplomatic and Security Dialogue

Dr Teshu Singh, Senior Research Associate, VIF

Amid the heightening tension between China and the United States (US) over the Korean issue, on 21 June 2017, the first China-US Diplomatic and Security Dialogue (D&SD) was held at the US State Department in Washington. The D & SD dialogue was setup

Neighbourhood Studies, China

Diplomatic Isolation of Qatar: Causes and Consequences

Manpreet Sohanpal, Research Associate, VIF

Recently, three of Qatar’s most powerful neighbours decided to severe ties with the gas-rich country. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt announced to severe all– sea, land, air, diplomatic – linkages with Qatar. This i

International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia

Marawi: Crisis in the Philippines and the need for ASEAN-India Counter-Terror Cooperation

Varun Nambiar, Research Intern VIF

The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its myriad franchisees around the world as a trans-national phenomenon that threatens global peace, security and stability has been a popular topic for research and discussion since 2014. Unf

International Relations and Diplomacy, Indo-Pacific

कश्मीर समस्या को सुलझाने के लिए तीनों विकल्पों पर विचार

कर्नल शिवदान सिंह

80 के दशक में कश्मीर में पंजाब के खालिस्तानी आतंकवाद की समाप्ति के बाद पाकिस्तान ने पंजाब में इस

Governance and Political Studies, Hindi

Appreciating the Salience of the GST

Rajesh Singh
Policies & Perspectives

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