Areas of Study

National Security and Strategic Studies

Independence may have firmed up the geographic expanse of India but...
Thucydides said, “Peace is a temporary truce in a war that is...

International Relations/Diplomacy

Diplomatic Transformation From the Indo-Pacific to the...
The concept of Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN)...

Technological and Scientific Studies

Quantum Jump- Artillery Modernisation The Indian Artillery is...
Introduction Cruise missiles, unlike ballistic missiles, fly an...

Neighbourhood Studies

“जब आप दूसरों के बारे में राय बनाते हैं तो आप उनका चरित्र नहीं बताते,...
As part of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s neighbourhood...

Governance and Political Studies

India, the largest democracy of the world, has come out successful in...
देश में वस्तु एवं सेवा कर (जीएसटी) लागू होने की अहमियत को कई तरीके से...

Economic Studies

आर्थिक वृद्धि पर आयु का प्रभाव हमेशा ही बहस का विषय रहा है। युवा...
Background The present century is the Asian century. In last few...

Historical and Civilisational Studies

पारंपरिक भारत ही आज के भारत का उद्भव और स्रोत है। यही भारत के...
The traditional India is the origin and source of the India of today....

Media Studies

Amb Ashok Kantha, Distinguished Fellow at the VIF and Director of The...
कोई जिम्मेदार देश युद्ध के लिए तभी तैयार होगा, जब कुछ ‘असाधारण’ घट...
Fortnightly Review & Analysis

Aug 1-15, 2017

WEST ASIA

Operationalisation of Chabahar Port by 2018

Indian Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has recently said that the port of Chabahar will be operational by 2018. The Road,...

July 16 - 31, 2017

ASEAN

Qualifying “Malayness” in Singapore and Malaysia

Questions over what makes a person a bona fide Malay has been thrust into the limelight in Singapore ahead of...

July 16 - 31, 2017

Defence

Chief of Air Staff Visits France

Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) visited France from 17-20 Jul 17. The visit was intended to...

Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka & Maldives

August 1-15, 2017

Pakistan

New PM Elected, Jumbo Cabinet Sworn In

A new Prime Minister,...

USA

Reversal over Obamacare

President Donald Trump marked six months in office on July 20. It has been a tumultuous presidency so far, mired in accusations of collusion with Russia, revelations...