Presently he is Distinguished Fellow at Vivekananda International Foundation. He was Indian Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran (2011-15). During his tenure, he led negotiations on Indian Participation in Chabahar Port. In past, he has served as Indian Ambassador to the Czech Republic (2008-11) and India’s High Commissioner to Malta. He joined Indian Foreign Services in 1978. After retirement, he served as Senior Advisor to ONGC Videsh Ltd for a year (2015-16). He holds post-graduate degree in Political Science and Governance.

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Brexit and UK Elections The Brexit debate has spilled over from Parliament to vote in elections. British Prime Minister Johnson suffered an initial set-back when Parliament voted Letwin Amendment on 19th October to delay Brexit deal by a vote of 322 to 306 until after it ...

अनुच्छेद 370 का निरस्तीकरण, पाकिस्तान की प्रतिक्रिया अनुच्छेद 370 और 35, जिसके अंतर्गत जम्मू-कश्मीर को विशेष दर्जा दिया गया था, वे भारतीय संविधान के हिस्...

Drone Attack on the Saudi Installation and Tensions in the Gulf The attack on Saudi oil field in Khurais and refinery in Abqaiq on Sunday has knocked out 5.7 million barrel per day of oil supplies. This is half of Saudi daily oil production; it amounts to 5 percent of global oil supply. There have been attacks on...

Repeal of Article 370: Pakistan’s reaction, UN Resolutions and Contemporary Realities Abstract Repeal of Articles 370 and 35 A has brought sharp reaction from Pakistan. These were provisions of Indian Constitution, which had long outlived their historical relevance. Their repeal represents an internal change defining relat...

Repeal of Article 370 - Pakistan’s Reaction Articles 370 and 35 A, which gave special status to J&K were part of Indian Constitution. Their repeal does not violate any international agreement. These ensured that the people of J&K enjoyed democratic rights within the Indian Union, which the peo...

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