Vimarsha - Talk by Shri Prakash Singh, former DG BSF, on Police Reforms in India

Shri Prakash Singh, former DG BSF, delivered a perceptive talk, ‘Preparing The Central And State Police Forces To Deal With The Multi-Dimensional Challenges Of Tomorrow’,

A Talk on ‘Freebies and Good Governance’ by Mr. B. P. Singh, Former Governor of Sikkim

While freebies are considered among the surest and fastest means of providing succor to the needy poor, these come at a heavy cost to the national exchequer

Vimarsha: Waterways on River Ganges – Environmental Challenge & Opportunity

Vimarsha–the series of public lectures on contemporary national importance hosted every month by the VIF--was held on 28 July 2016 with well-known Ganga Activist Dr. Onkar Mittal and Environmentalist Dr. Hishmi Jamil Husain

Vimarsha (release & discussion) on 'Jihadist Threat to India – The Case for Islamic Reformation by an Indian Muslim' by Tufail Ahmad

As part of its Vimarsha series of public discourses on issues of contemporary national relevance, the VIF on 31 March 2016 organised the release of book ‘Jihadist Threat to India

J&K: Failures / Lapses and the Opportunities – A talk by Dr. Sudhir S. Bloeria

Vimarsha, VIF’s monthly series of talks on issues of national importance, was held on 23 December 2015 with Dr. Sudhir S. Bloeria, former Chief Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir and Vice Chancellor of Jammu and Kashmir

Vimarsha: National Security Challenges of the Next Decade

On 30 Jul 2015, General Bikram Singh, former Chief of Indian Army & Chairman Chiefs of Staff, delivered an incisive talk, titled as ‘National Security Challenges of the Next Decade’, to a large audience, comprising academia

Indian Economy: Myth and Reality

Dr. R Vaidyanathan, Professor of Finance, IIM-Banglore and Dean, Centre of Economic Studies at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), delivered a perceptive talk, titled ‘Indian Economy: myth and realty’ on 30 June 2015

Vimarsha: Northeast as the Backbone of India’s Act East Policy

Vimarsha - VIF’s monthly series of talks on issues of contemporary strategic relevance - was held on 13 May 2015 with then Governor of Arunachal Pradesh His Excellency Lt Gen (retd) Nirbhay Sharma

‘Make in India’ in Defence Sector

With the ‘Make in India’ drive of the government promising to change the entire industrial landscape in the country, the VIF organised it monthly talk ‘vimarsha’ on the ‘Role of Technology in the Manufacture of Defence Equipment’

Rise of Islamism: A Direct Consequence of the Creation of Pakistan: A Talk by Tarek Fatah

Noted columnist and author of ‘Chasing the Mirage: The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State’, Tarek Fatah, delivered an insightful talk on ‘The Rise of Islamism: A Direct Consequence of the Creation of Pakistan’