Articles

कश्मीर – सामने आया नया मौका

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

केंद्रीय गृह मंत्री राजनाथ सिंह ने एक बड़ा कदम उठाते हुए 23 अक्टूबर, 2017 को ऐलान किया कि भारत सरकार न

05/12/2017
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies, Hindi

Dawn of an Era in Zimbabwe: How Robert Mugabe Failed to Implement Succession Plan

Neha Sinha, Research Associate, VIF

Background The Republic of Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in the southern part of Africa bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. The country is located between the Limpopo and Zambezi rivers with a pop

05/12/2017
International Relations and Diplomacy, Africa

Perspective on Minimising Risks in Cross Border Movement of People and Goods

Pravas Kumar Mishra, Former Additional DG, BSF

Globalisation has not just raised the aspirations of people, but has also rocked the very sovereignty of the established Westphalian nation states. As countries are developing capacities to enforce their territorial boundaries, people staying close t

04/12/2017
National Security and Strategic Studies, Border and Coastal Security

Could Belt and Road Initiative Create Financial Mess for China?

Prerna Gandhi, Research Associate, VIF

Since the 2000’s, predicting the timeline on collapse of Chinese economy has been a prominent theme among economists. However, the Chinese economy has proved all naysayers wrong by being resilient, and now joining the ten trillion dollars Gross Dom

04/12/2017
Economic Studies

Commentary - Takeaways from Joint Exercises; Some Tangible Mostly Intangible

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

Indian armed forces continue to engage with a large number of friendly foreign counties for the conduct military exercises. Most of these are yearly or biannual events conducted alternatively in each other’s location. For instance, in our immediate

01/12/2017
International Relations and Diplomacy, Indo-Pacific

Commentary - Repairing Sino-India Relationship: A Chinese Perspective

Siwei Liu

The Donglang border crisis has been defused for nearly three months. However, up to now, the Sino-Indian relations have not completely out of the shadow and it is still in an atmosphere of suspicion and mistrust. There were many bilateral annual dial

01/12/2017
Neighbourhood Studies, China

जनमत संग्रह : अचूक इलाज या विनाश?

Amb D P Srivastava, Senior Fellow & Cluster Leader, VIF

कुर्दिस्तान और कैटेलोनिया में हुए दो जनमत संग्रहों ने पूरी दुनिया का ध्यान खींचा है। वे अलग-अल

30/11/2017
International Relations and Diplomacy, Hindi

Myanmar’s Armed Forces (Tatmadaw)

Maj Gen (Retd.) P K Chakravorty

Historical Perspective Myanmar historically had three distinct periods. The monarchy which lasted from the 9th to the 19th century comprised, chronologically, the Pagan Dynasty, the Toungoo Dynasty and the Konbaung Dynasty. The ar

29/11/2017
Neighbourhood Studies, Myanmar

Quad: It shouldn’t be about China, but legit interests

Arvind Gupta, Director - VIF

The consultations among the officials of Australia, India, US and Japan on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Manila on November 12 under the chairmanship of Japan have led to revival of the earlier idea of the so-called ‘Quad’. Each countr

29/11/2017
Neighbourhood Studies, China, VIF Scholars Outreach

Ending misuse of Public Interest Litigation Mechanism

Rajesh Singh
28/11/2017
Policies & Perspectives