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Interaction with Dr Haseeb Drabu (Minister of Finance, J & K) on 'Developments in Kashmir'

On 05 Oct 2016, the VIF invited Dr. Haseeb Drabu, Minister of Finance in the BJP-PDP coalition government of Jammu and Kashmir, for a talk on the ‘Developments in Kashmir

Discussion on ‘Russia In The 21st Century: Where From, Where To'

The VIF organised an internal discussion the topic being, ‘Russia in the 21st Century: where from, where to’, on 23 Sep 2016. The discussion was conducted by Amb PS Raghavan and moderated by Amb PP Shukla, both India’s former Ambassadors to Russia.

Interaction with Ambassador Timothy Roemer, former Member of the U.S. Congress and Ambassador to India

On 26 Sep 2016, the VIF held a fascinating interaction with Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer, former Member of the US Congress for six terms from Indiana and Ambassador to India (2009-2011), sharing his perspective on the 2016 U.S. presidential election

Visit of a Delegation from China’s Pangoal institution

Leading a four-member delegation, Mr. YI Peng, founder President of the Pangoal Institution, a Bejing-based non-governmental think tank, visited the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 20 Sep 2016

Thailand: The King Is No More; Can The New Constitution Provide Stability? - An Assessment

Just as Thailand was trying to understand and cope with the implications on the new constitution that was approved at the recent nationwide referendum; it was hacked by perhaps the most apocalyptic event- sad demise of the revered

टूटा सामरिक गतिरोध का सिलसिला

सबसे पहले मोदी सरकार को इस बात के लिए बधाई दी जानी चाहिए कि उसने पाकिस्तान को एकदम सटीक तथा दोटूक संदेश दिया है कि ‘उसकी सरकार पर नियंत्रण रखने वाले तत्व’ अपने पालतू ‘जिहादियों’ के जरिये आतंकवाद की जो कार्रवाई कराते हैं, उन्हें अब किसी असहाय की तरह चुपचाप बर्दाश्त नहीं किया जाएगा।

The Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Grouping: Reflections

On the eve of the BRICS summit in Goa on October 15/16 some reflections on the potential force and the inherent limitations of the grouping would be in order. BRICS as a concept does hold enormous potential to counter

अफगानिस्तान: भारत के विकल्प

अफगानिस्तान के राष्ट्रपति अशरफ गनी का भारत दौरा महत्वपूर्ण समय में हुआ और यह दौरा निकट भविष्य में भारत-अफगानिस्तान के रिश्तों की दशा और दिशा तय कर सकता है। भारत-अफगानिस्तान के रिश्तों को नई अहमियत कुछ हद तक विशेष क्षेत्रीय तथा अंतरराष्ट्रीय घटनाक्रम

BRICS Forum under Indian Stewardship: Prospects and Issues

Prime Minster Modi’s aim during his Chairmanship of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa or the ‘BRICS’ forum is to give it shape and substance both in terms of making it a responsible multilateral

Pakistan's Anti-Terror Moves: Wait, Watch, Verify but Never Trust

For a few days now, a report in the Pakistan daily Dawn has caused considerable interest, and in some cases even excitement, among Pakistan watchers, not just in India but also in other parts of the world.

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