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 
Political Unrest in Hong Kong: Where is it Headed? Introduction The current protests in Hong Kong doesn’t seem to be ending. The protestors are working on the weekdays and staging protests on the weekends. Recently, the clash between the police and the demonstrators have become fierce; ...

Modi-Xi and the Chennai Connect: From Home Town Diplomacy to Civilizational Diplomacy Chinese President Xi Jinping visited India on the invitation of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the second informal summit. The previous one was held at the Wuhan in 2018. It was the 19th meeting between the two leaders at various multilateral a...

The Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation: An Assessment The Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF), titled as ‘Working together to deliver a Brighter Future for Belt and Road Cooperation”, held in Beijing, China on 25-27th April 2019 attracted wide international attention. It ...

Chinese Response to Pulwama For the fourth time, China has refused to designate Masood Azhar,1 leader of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) as a global terrorist. On 14 March 2019, the spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Affairs said, “China is conducting a comprehensive a...

ब्लू बनाम ग्रीनः ताइवान में मध्यावधि चुनाव का विश्लेषण बीते वर्ष 24 नवंबर को ताइवान में स्थानीय निकाय और मध्यावधि चुनाव संपन्न हुए। इन चुनावों में डेमो...

Occasional 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 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...

Issue 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 
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...

Interaction with the Delegation from Taiwan External Trade Development Council A delegation from the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taiwan visited the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 20 September 2019. The delegation was led by Shih-Chung Liu, Vice-Chairman of TAITRA. Dr Arvind Gupta deliv...

Interaction with the Delegation from China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), China The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted Dr Lou Chunhao, Deputy Director Institute of South Asian Studies and Dr Zhang Shujian from the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR). The opening remarks were delivered ...

Interaction with the Delegation from Yunnan University The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a Chinese delegation led by Prof. Li Chenyang, Vice President of Yunnan University and Dean of Institute of Myanmar Studies on 08 August. The other members of the delegation include Lu Guangsheng ...

Seminar on ‘Taiwan-India Strategic Dialogue’, at Taipei The Taiwan-India Strategic Dialogue was organized by the Prospect Foundation in Taipei. Dr Arvind Gupta, Lt Gen Ravi Sawhney and Dr Teshu Singh participated in the dialogue from the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF). Amb. Tan-Sun Chen, I-Chu...

Outreach 
Taiwan’s Position on the Indo-Pacific Published in Kalinga International Foundation on 15 October 2019...

Has the Wuhan Meeting “reset” the India-China Relations? Published in Institute for Transnational Studies on May 2018...

Drawing the line with China Published in DNA on 16 December 2017. Click here to read......

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