China: Daily Scan, September 28, 2022

Xi stresses forging ahead toward new victory of socialism with Chinese characteristics: Xinhuanet
September 27, 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed concerted efforts to forge ahead determinedly toward a new vic....

Russia Africa Relations

In this episode of VIF podcast, Steven Gruzd from the South African Institute of International Affairs discusses with Samir Bhattacharya, Research Associate at the Vivekananda International Foundation on the current contours of Russia-Africa relation....

Vivekananda International Foundation launches "Connect Africa"

The Vivekananda International Foundation unveiled its latest "Connect Africa" programme on September 22, 2022. This initiative's primary goal is to invite prominent African and Indian figures, such as academics, diplomats, practitioners, and journali....

Energy: A New Dimension in India-Nepal Relations

Nepal’s Energy Export to India
Recently, the Nepal Electricity Authority said in a statement that in the last four months, Nepal exported electricity worth US$ 56 million to India, estimated to reach the US $ 234 million in December 202....

China: Daily Scan, September 27, 2022

Xi writes foreword for literature collection on rejuvenation: Xinhuanet
September 26, 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a foreword, titled "Forging Ahead on the Journey to National Rejuvenation," for works of literat....

Talking points of a presentation made by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF at National Security Planning on 23 September 2022

(The following are talking points of a presentation made by Director, VIF at the National Defence College on 23 Sept 2022)

India does not have a publicly articulated holistic national security strategy document.
PM Modi’s Visit to Samarkand

Prime Minister Modi visited Samarkand to take part in the 22nd Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation on 15-16th September 2022. He also had bilateral meetings with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev President Putin of Russia, President Ebra....

China: Daily Scan, September 26, 2022

Chinese FM expounds on right way for China, U.S. to develop relations in new era: Xinhuanet
September 23, 2022
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, making a keynote speech here on Thursday at the headquarters of....

प्रधानमंत्री शेख हसीना की भारत यात्रा

सितंबर 2022 में बांग्लादेश प्रधानमंत्री शेख हसीना की भारत की राजकीय यात्रा इस क्षेत्र से भारत के ....

Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Border Clash: An Analysis

Background
On September 14, border guards from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan exchanged fire at a disputed border section. The violent confrontation escalated and lasted for two days, with drones, tanks, aircraft, and exchange of rocket fire. ....

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