Dr. Teshu Singh is a Research Fellow with Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi. Previously, she was working with Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), New Delhi. Her research interest include Maritime Security, Chinese Foreign Policy and India-China Relations. She is particularly interested in the developments of the Indian Ocean Region and the South China Sea vis-a-vis China. In 2015, she completed her PhD from the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi on the subject “China and the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean: Implications for the Regional Security”. She received the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship to study Mandarin Language in Taiwan (September 2015 - February 2016). She has presented papers at several national and international conferences on her area of study.

Contributions 
From Mask to Vaccine Diplomacy: A Critical Year Ahead for China The year 2020 will go down in the history of China as an “extraordinary year”. The passing year started with the onslaught of coronavirus throughout China and eventually it spread to the world. (The virus had started spreading since November 2019...

US-Taiwan Relations under Joe Biden Administration Amongst many of the sensitive issues that Joe Biden will inherit, the US-Taiwan relations is going to be of critical importance for the US, Indo-Pacific strategy. Tsai Ing-wen has already congratulated Joe Biden on Twitter, she wrote: “The values o...

Chinese Stance in United Nations Security Council towards India Amidst the on-going stand-off at the Galwan Valley, China had once again tried to raise the Kashmir issue in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Also, China has persistently tried to block India’s entry into the UNSC, Nuclear Suppliers Grou...

Floods in China: Yet another critical test for Xi Jinping Floods in China are an annual phenomenon. This year’s flood comes at the time when China is already battling the COVID-19 which has hit 27 out of 31 provinces of China. Since June, torrential rain in China has broken all records. It is the most dev...

VIF Papers 
The New Southbound Policy and India-Taiwan Relations … India-Taiwan relations are no more under the radar and have the potential to grow further … Governments of India and Taiwan aim to facilitate Taiwanese investments … economic engagement and people-to-people contact remain the basis of the rel...

Book Published / Book Reviews 
‘China’s Asian Dream’, by Tom Miller, London: Zed Books, 2017, Pages: 256, Price: USD 20.29, ISBN 978-1-78360-923-9 The One Belt One Road Initiative or the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is one of the most widely discussed topics in the Chinese Foreign Policy. It has been five years since the launch of the BRI. On 17 May 2013 and 7 September 2013, Xi Jinping deliv...

VIF Briefs 
Overview of US-China Relations under the Trump Administration ... US-China relations are being shaped by the assertive policies of Xi Jinping ... and the Trump administration’s view that the large trade deficit and security challenges in East Asia require a more proactive policy towards China .... being the ...

Event Reports 
VIF - Prospect Foundation Interaction The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) held a virtual interaction with the Prospect Foundation, Taipei on 18 June 2020. Dr Arvind Gupta, Lt Gen Ravi Sawhney, Mr. Jayadeva Ranade, Amb Ashok Kantha, Amb Arun Singh, Amb Anil Wadhwa and Dr. Jabin...

Round Table Discussion on China-Pakistan Nexus The VIF organized a Round Table Discussion (RTD) to discuss the China-Pakistan Nexus. Dr Arvind Gupta, Amb Satish Chandra, Amb Ashok Kantha, Amb TCA Rangachari, Amb Amar Sinha, Mr Tilak Devasher, VAdm Satish Soni, Lt Gen Ravi Sawhney and Cmde Gopal ...

Interaction with International Department of Communist Party of China Central Committee (IDCPC) The Vivekananda International Foundation hosted a delegation from the International Department of CPC Central Committee (IDCPC) on 16 January 2020. The delegation was led by Dong Weihua, Deputy Director-General of Research Office of International Dep...

Interaction with the Delegation from the Fudan University, Shanghai The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from the Fudan University, Shanghai on 14 November 2019. The Delegation was led by Zhang Weiwei, Distinguished Professor of International Relations and Director of the China Institute...

Interaction with the Delegation from Shanghai Institute of International Studies The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from Shanghai Institute of International Studies on 19 September 2019 at VIF. The delegation was led by Dr Chen Dongxiao, the other members of the delegations were Liu Youfa (served a...

Outreach 
Reinstating Ties: Wang Yi’s Timely Trip to Southeast Asia Published at Kalinga International Foundation on 30th Jan 2021....

India and China: A tense border with compromise unlikely Published in Global Politics on 31st December 2020....

Joe Biden and Taiwan: Continuity or Change? Published in Kalinga International Foundation on 30 November 2020....

Escalating Tensions in the Cross-Strait Relations Published in the Kalinga International Foundation 30 September 2020....

India-China Five - Point Agreements Published in Conflict Reader on 17 September 2020....

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