Commentaries & Articles
INS Arihant’s Deterrence Patrol: A Critical Milestone in India’s Nuclear Posture

On November 05, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the successful completion of deterrence patrol by country’s first indigenously designed and built nuclear power submarine, INS Arihant.1 This marks an important leap in country’s s....

India’s African Focus Continues

It appears that the next Chief Guest for the Republic Day 2019 will be Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, after a reluctant US President expressed his inability. It was for the good in any case. We should have leaders who value and respect t....

India-Nepal Relations under PM Oli

The landmark nation-wide elections in Nepal under the new Constitution, held in end-2017, ushered in a new era of democratic governance in the country. In these elections, the people’s verdict went overwhelmingly in favour of the Party of Nepal-Un....

Architecture in Success of a Strategic Platform : Lesson from Arihant

The Programme INS Arihant Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear (SSBN), which completed its ‘deterrence patrol’ recently and was commended by the Prime Minister, is a three decades old pursuit of a survivable, nuclear launch option. It owes its....

Arihant to India’s defence: Nuclear triad is now fully operational and provides us with credible strategic deterrence

Monday, 5 November 2018, was indeed a red letter and historic day in the history of India’s security paradigm when a visibly proud Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the completion of a maiden ‘deterrent patrol’ by INS Arihant, India’s fir....

Transcript of the full speech of Shri S Gurumurthy, Chairman, VIF on 'State of the Economy: India and the World' delivered at VIF on 15 Nov 2018

Professor Roger Moser, who says India is a second home, was partnering with me in discussions today on employing technology which is already developed. This is a new area of development all over the world. Even before he went into the subject, he sai....

The Trinity Of Power

INS Arihant will enable India to assert its rights on water, besides land and air. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 5 that India’s first indigenously designed and built nuclear-powered submarine, the INS Arihant, which is equi....

मालदीव: लोकतंत्र की जीत

चुनाव अचंभे में डालते ही हैं। मालदीव में 23 सितंबर, 2018 को हुए राष्ट्रपति चुनाव इतिहास में ऐसे चुना....

Public Call for Independence - What it Means for Taiwan

It would be an understatement to say that a lot has happened and is happening across the Taiwan Straits. The relationship between Taiwan and China has been strained since the election of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Tsai Ing-wen as the ....

Pakistan: The Aasia Bibi Case and its Aftermath

The controversy surrounding the blasphemy case of Pakistani citizen Aasia Noreen, better known as Aasia Bibi of village Ikkawali in Sheikhpura, Punjab, has drawn attention to the culture of extremism in Pakistan and showed the government and the arm....

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