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आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण एवं राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा: क्या है सम्बन्ध

Arvind Gupta, Director - VIF

आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण 2017-18 हमें राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा के विषय में क्या बताता है? यह एक अजीब प्रश्न है क्यू

16/03/2018
Economic Studies, Hindi

Commentary: Cambodia inching closer to China: Regional Implications on the Indo-Pacific

Asha Sundaramurthy, Young Professional, VIF

The forcible dissolution of Cambodia’s opposition party Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the seizure of its headquarters and the crackdown on reporters has resulted in condemnation from the West. The Cambodian senate elections that were condu

16/03/2018
International Relations and Diplomacy, Indo-Pacific

Religious Conflict in Sri Lanka: An Assessment

C D Sahay, Center Head & Senior Fellow, Neighbourhood Studies and Internal Security Studies, VIF

Sri Lanka’s trauma with communal violence raging in Kandy eased on March 9, 2018. According to media reports (Times of India & Indian express, Mar. 10, 2018), no incidents were reported from the affected neighbourhoods of Kandy since then, although

15/03/2018
Neighbourhood Studies, Sri Lanka

Defence Corridors Notwithstanding, the Real Challenge is "Make in India"

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

The Finance Minister, in his budget speech 2018 announced that two Defence Industrial Production Corridors (DIPC) will be developed in the country. Following this, the Govt., in early this month, announced that the first of this corridor will come up

15/03/2018
National Security and Strategic Studies, Defence

The Trillion Dollar Question: Can China handle its Debt?

Prerna Gandhi, Research Associate, VIF

"The men who can manage men manage the men who can manage only things, and the men who can manage money manage all." - Will Durant China’s growing role and assertiveness in the international system is concurrent to its economic strength.

14/03/2018
Economic Studies

Commentary: Pre-eminent Issues of Governance in Arunachal Pradesh

Gautam Sen

Arunachal Pradesh (AP) is the 29th state of India, with a large area of 14 lakh sq. km. and population of only 14 lakh, placing it in 15th and 27th position, respectively on a national basis. However, the geopolitical significance of the p

14/03/2018
Governance and Political Studies

The Leopard Will Not Change Its Spots

Prateek Joshi, Research Associate, VIF
13/03/2018
National Security and Strategic Studies, Defence, VIF Scholars Outreach

पश्तून में ‘लंबी पदयात्रा’ का विश्लेषण

Prateek Joshi, Research Associate, VIF

पिछले दिनों, पश्तून समुदाय में पहली बार ऐसी लामबंदी देखने को मिली, जिसके माध्यम से इस्लामाबाद प

13/03/2018
Neighbourhood Studies, Pakistan, Hindi

Commentary: Kazakhstan Concludes UNSC Presidency

Dr Rashmini Koparkar, Research Associate, VIF

Kazakhstan has recently concluded the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for one month. It had assumed the Non-Permanent Membership (NPM) of the UNSC in 2017 for the tenure of two years. As a matter of fact, Kazakhstan is the fi

13/03/2018
International Relations and Diplomacy, Central Asia