Neighbourhood Studies
Book Discussion on Bangladesh on a New Journey: Moving beyond the Regional Identity

On 08 April, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a discussion on the book titled, “Bangladesh on a New Journey: Moving beyond the Regional Identity" edited by Prof. Sreeradha Datta and published by Bloomsbury in January...

Roundtable Discussion on Current Developments in Nepal and Implications for India

On 15 March 2024, the Vivekananda International Foundation organised a round table discussion on the "Current Developments in Nepal and Implications for India''. Brig Vinod Anand, Senior Fellow, delivered the opening remarks, followed by brief...

Interaction with Dr. Nishan de Mel, the Executive Director of Verité Research, Colombo, Sri Lanka

On 4 March, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized an interaction with Dr. Nishan de Mel, the Executive Director of Verité Research, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Lt. General R. K. Sawhney (Retd.) delivered the opening remarks, followed...

Pakistan Elections and its fallout

A meeting of the Pakistan Study Group (PSG) was held in hybrid mode on 14 February 2024. The main items on the agenda were—the Results of the Pakistan Elections, Government formation after the Elections and the Probabilities of Coalition...

Talk by Hon’ble Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Dr. Hasan Mahmud M.P. on Bangladesh-India Relations in the last Decade

On 8 February, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a special talk by Hon’ble Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Dr. Hasan Mahmud M.P. on "Bangladesh-India Relations in the last Decade". The Foreign Minister was joined by the...

Roundtable Discussion on Recently held 12th Parliamentary Election in Bangladesh and Its Implications for India

On 29 January, the Vivekananda International Foundation organized a Round Table Discussion on the “Recently held 12th Parliamentary Election in Bangladesh and Its Implications for India”. Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, delivered the opening...

Roundtable Discussion on Ongoing Crisis in Myanmar and Implications for India

On 21 December, the Vivekananda International Foundation organised a Round Table Discussion on the “Ongoing Crisis in Myanmar and Implications for India”. Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF delivered the opening remarks, followed by brief...

Interaction with Visiting Delegation of Political Leaders from Nepal

On 12 December 2023, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised an interaction with a ten member visiting delegation of political leaders from Nepal. Dr. Arvind Gupta, the Director VIF, gave the introductory remarks, followed by...

Roundtable Discussion on Indo-Indonesian Geopolitics: Navigating Growth amidst Global Challenges

On 11 December, the VIF in collaboration with Habibie Centre, Indonesia organised a RoundTable Discussion (RTD) on "Indo-Indonesian Geopolitics: Navigating Growth Amidst Global Challenges". Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, welcomed the speakers...

Discussion on Outcomes of PM Dahal’s Visit and Developing Indo-Nepalese Relationship

On 19 July 2023, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a talk on “Outcomes of PM Dahal’s Visit and Developing Indo-Nepalese Relationship”. Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, gave the introductory remarks, followed by...

Interaction with Prof (Dr) Istiaq Ahmed

On 08 June 2023, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised an interaction with Prof (Dr) Ishtiaq Ahmed from Stockholm University. Prof Ahmed is a Swedish political scientist of Pakistani origin and a renowned author of books like...

Discussion on India-Bangladesh Relations in the Face of Upcoming Elections

On 08 May 2023, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a talk by Prof Sreeradha Datta under the Neighbourhood Studies Centre on "India-Bangladesh Relations in the Face of Upcoming Elections". At the beginning of the talk, Lt...

Round-Table Discussion on India-Bhutan Bilateral Relationship

On 21 April 2023, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a talk on “India-Bhutan Bilateral Relationship”. Lt General R K Sawhney gave the introductory remarks, followed by presentations by the expert group on the issues of the...

Interaction with Visiting Delegation of MP's from Nepal

On 29 March 2023, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised an interaction with a visiting delegation of 18 Members of Parliament (MP) from Nepal. Brig Vinod Anand, Senior Fellow & Research Coordinator VIF gave the...

Round Table Discussion on Evolving Myanmar Crisis: Implications for India

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a Round-Table Discussion on “Evolving Myanmar Crisis and Implications for India” on 01 February 2023. Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, gave the opening remarks, followed by brief...

VIF Delegation’s Visit to Colombo and Interaction with Pathfinder Foundation

A VIF delegation led Dr. Arvind Gupta, comprising of Lt Gen Ravi Sawhney and Dr Sreeradha Datta visited Colombo during 10-14 January. VIF’s think tank partner, the Pathfinder Foundation hosted the delegation and organized many of the...

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