China's Economic Engagement in Africa

Neha Sinha, Research Associate, VIF

China’s engagement with Africa over the past decade is one of the most significant recent developments in the region. The People’s Republic of China, has immensely strengthened its ties with the African nations. China’s history of engagement wi

Economic Studies

सर्वोत्कृष्ट सेना के सर्वोत्कृष्ट प्रमुख

General NC Vij, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM - Director, VIF

“मैं शेरों की उस फौज से नहीं डरता, जिसकी अगुआई भेड़ करती है; मैं भेड़ों की उस फौज से डरता हूं, जिस

National Security and Strategic Studies, Hindi

Why the Media is Unable to Fathom the Modi Phenomenon

Dr A Surya Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, VIF

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) spectacular victory in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and its impressive performance in three other states has stunned commentators and psephologists alike. The eventual outcome in this unforgettable electoral battle was nowh

Governance and Political Studies

Saudis’ Yemeni Quagmire

Abhilash Prasann, Research Intern, VIF

Introduction In the month of March 2015, a Saudi led coalition consisting of ten nations, decided to carry out an aerial bombing campaign against Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East in support of its deposed President Ha

International Relations and Diplomacy

BJP’s Sweeping Wins: New Political Demographic in Making

Rajesh Singh

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) sweeping wins in the just concluded elections to the State Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, have all but obliterated the humiliation the party had suffered in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections. In

Governance and Political Studies

Pakistan: Evolving Dynamics

Amb D P Srivastava, Distinguished Fellow, VIF

Notion of Pakistan Faiz Ahmad Faiz, expressed his disillusionment with the partition in his famous verse:

Ye daghdaghujala, ye shab-gazidasahar Vointizarthajis-ka, ye vosahar to nahin, Ye vosahar to nahinjiskiarzulekar Cha

Neighbourhood Studies, Pakistan

पी.पी.पी मॉडल से होगा रेलवे का कायाकल्प

Shiwanand Dwivedi

दुनिया की चौथी बड़ी रेल सेवा के तौर पर ख्यातिलब्ध भारतीय रेलवे में बहुआयामी सुधारों की बहस पुरा

Economic Studies, Hindi

Laudable Reforms in Defence Procurement

Brig Gurmeet Kanwal, Visiting Fellow, VIF

Transformative Reform It is a well-established fact that no nation aspiring to great power status can expect to achieve its goal without being substantively self-reliant in defence production. The NDA government led by Prime Minis

National Security and Strategic Studies, Defence

Japanese Economy: Genesis of the Malaise and Abenomics

Prerna Gandhi, Research Associate, VIF

Japanese Economy Once called an economic miracle for its record period of high economic growth, Japanese economy today has also become the country suffering the longest economic recession in the world. Though the economy does recover interm

Economic Studies