Articles

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.

20/02/2018
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

20/02/2018
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

19/02/2018
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

16/02/2018
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

16/02/2018
International Relations and Diplomacy, West Asia, Hindi

India should take up challenge of Lethal Autonomous Weapons System

Arvind Gupta, Director - VIF
15/02/2018
Technological and Scientific Studies, VIF Scholars Outreach

हंटर किलर से मौतें अपरिहार्य क्यों – तकनीकी पड़ताल

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

दुनिया के विभिन्न हिस्सों (पाकिस्तान, अफगानिस्तान, यमन, सीरिया, इराक और कई अन्य देश) में जिहादी आ

13/02/2018
Technological and Scientific Studies, Hindi

India needs to play its cards right with China and the US

Dr Harinder Sekhon, Senior Fellow, VIF
13/02/2018
International Relations and Diplomacy, US, VIF Scholars Outreach

Commentary: Exhibition - India at 70 and the Jammu & Kashmir Saga

Ramanand Garge, Senior Research Associate, VIF

On the occasion of 70 years of Jammu & Kashmir’s accession to India, an interactive digital exhibition was organised by the National Archives of India from January 11, 2018. The exhibition has been organised at the National Archives of India, Janpa

07/02/2018
Jammu & Kashmir