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Conference on ‘Security along the Silk Road'

Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in collaboration with Near East and South Asia (NESA) Center, USA, had organized a two day Conference on ‘Security along the Silk Road’ on December

Round Table Discussion on ISIS Proofing India (I & II)

16th September 2016 and 8th December 2016

The rise of ‘Daesh’ or ISIS as a formidable apparatus of terror beyond the borders of Iraq and Syria is a cause of intense concern throughout the world. Even though obituaries

Round Table Discussion on Bangladesh

A Round Table Meet on ‘Developing Counter Narrative to Radicalization: Bangladesh Experience’ was held at Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi, on the 11th of November, 2016.

The Second Australia India Leadership Dialogue (2016)

India and Australia are ideally placed to develop a close, comprehensive partnership so as to take advantage of the opportunities that are now available in a world where the economic and political gravity

De-monetisation: The Balance Sheet – ‘Vimarsha’ with Shri S Gurumurthy

The Vivekananda International Foundation held its monthly ‘Vimarsha’ on 12 December 2016 with eminent thinker and economist, Shri S Gurumurthy, widely acclaimed as a champion of ‘economic nationalism’

दरकती हुई “खिलाफत” और उसके नतीजे: पश्चिमी नजरिया

2014 के उत्तरार्द्ध में अंतरराष्ट्रीय समुदाय ने अमेरिका के नेतृत्व में जब अपना दाएश (आईएसआईएस) विरोधी संयुक्त सैन्य अभियान शुरू किया तभी से प्रत्येक प्रतिभागी देश और स्वयं दाएश पर इसके संभावित प्रभाव पर चर्चा शुरू हो गई थी और अभी तक जारी है।

Need to Reform Funding of Political Parties

One of the good fallouts of the Union Government’s demonetisation drive has been a renewed demand for reforms in the funding of political parties. After all, since demonetisation is supposed to tackle black money

Indo-Pak Ties Likely to Remain Fraught in 2017

2017 marks the 70th year of Independence and the ‘Great Divide’ between India and Pakistan. The 69th year – 2016 – saw a steep deterioration in the already not so normal state of relations

President Rahmon’s Visit: India-Tajikistan Relations Reach New Heights

State Visit

India and Tajikistan have nurtured warm and strong relations through the ages. Tajikistan is in India’s extended neighborhood, and is a geo-politically significant country.

Developments in Myanmar

A week-long business exploratory trip to Myanmar was a rewarding experience and confirmed the availability of exponential opportunities to participate in developmental activities.

Fortnightly Review & Analysis: ASEAN, Indo-Pacific, East Asia, Japan & China (Vol 1 Issue XIII)

December 16-31, 2016


ASEAN Joint Statement in Yangon on Rakhine State

With mounting demonstrations in support of Rohingyas in fellow ASEAN Muslim majority countries, Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi called for an ASEAN meeting on December

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