Commentary: PLA Navy’s Major Exercise in the South China Sea: An Analytical Perspective

Brig Vinod Anand, Senior Fellow, VIF

The massive People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy exercises conducted in the second week of April near Hainan and further east, and review of the same by President Xi Jinping come in the wake of evolving strategic situation at the global and regional

Neighbourhood Studies, China

A Social and Psychological Approach to Conflict Management in Jammu and Kashmir

Brig Narender Kumar

People of the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) region practiced Hinduism, Buddhism and Zoroastrianism at the time when Islam entered the Kashmir Valley. One aspect that remained constant in Kashmir was that in spite of the arrival of foreign Sufi Saints such

Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies

हिन्द महासागर में चीन द्वारा समुद्री-आधारभूत संरचना से जुडी परियोजनाओं का संचालन: ऋण एवं पट्टेदारी समझौते

Dr Vijay Sakhuja

हिन्द महासागर से जुड़े समकालीन विमर्श में आर्थिक गलियारों, जुडाव और बंदरगाह परियोजनाएं और साथ ह

Neighbourhood Studies, China, Hindi

Securitization of BIMSTEC can protect the Blue Economy of Bay of Bengal

Arvind Gupta, Director - VIF

The riches of the Ocean rival the wealthiest economies of the world. According to an estimate made by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) the ocean assets can be valued at 24 trillion USD with an annual turnover in goods and services of around 2.5 trillion

Economic Studies

Who is Pushing Dalai Lama to Surrender to China?

Vijay Kranti

Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s attempt to present Dalai Lama’s return to a Chinese ruled Tibet as the monk’s “last unfulfilled dream”, and his call to Tibetan people for making this ‘dream’ of Dalai Lama a reality deserves a closer scrutiny by th

Governance and Political Studies

India’s Nordic Outreach

Amb Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow, VIF

En route to UK for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Sweden on April 16 & 17. It will be a bilateral visit, with multilateral engagements, for the first Indo-Nordic Summit at St

International Relations and Diplomacy, Europe

सामुद्रिक सहयोगी बना सेशेल्स

Neha Sinha, Research Associate, VIF
International Relations and Diplomacy, Hindi, VIF Scholars Outreach

नीला हौज़ निर्मित झील प्रणाली (सीडब्ल्यूएस)

Arvind Gupta, Director - VIF

22 मार्च, ‘विश्व जल दिवस’ के रूप में मनाया जाता है. पृथ्वी में केवल २ प्रतिशत ताज़ा पानी उपलब्ध है. इ

Technological and Scientific Studies, Hindi

Sale of Chinese Advanced Tracking System to Pakistan: Impact and Implications

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

According to a statement by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) reported in the South China Morning Post (SCPM) on 22 March 18, China has provided Pakistan a highly advanced Optical Tracking and Measurement System which will be a boon to its missile

National Security and Strategic Studies, Defence