Commentaries & Articles
A Deepening Mess - Pakistan is again exploiting India’s eagerness for dialogue
Apropos our decision to resume a “comprehensive” dialogue with Pakistan, the question needs to be asked why we want to play the same game with our neighbour again and again when we know that it does not...
Defence Capability Vs Defence Expenditure
One of the most keenly watched part of the Union budget is the allocations of funds for defence expenditure. Given the prevailing security environment, modernization of the armed forces and keeping them...
Peace with India and Democracy Can Save Pakistan
Increasingly, Pakistan is being viewed as a dysfunctional state by the international community. The assassination of another Pakistani Minister for opposing the pernicious blasphemy law is causing more ...
India's Deafening Silence On The Tumult In The Arab World
“The worst place in hell is reserved for those who remain neutral during a moral crisis”: Dante
VIF News Digests
Neighbourhood News
December 1, 2023
Neighborhood News Digest – 01 December 2023

Afghanistan Delegation of Religious Scholars of Islamic Countries Arrives in Kabul- Tolo News A delegation of religious...

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Africa Now
November 30, 2023
Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 48, 2023)

Commentary Africa: China's Past and Present Ties with African Ruling Parties Political analysts and opposition politicians...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
November 22, 2023
VIF News Digest : National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, (01 – 15 November 2023)

Defence 15th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue. Maritime Security Meeting between Indian Navy and Sri Lankan Navy....

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Eurasia News Digest
November 30, 2023
Eurasia News Digest (16-30 November, 2023)

Russia & Central Asia Kazakhstan Takes Part in Meeting as Part of Global South Summit Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...

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VIF Cyber Review
November 7, 2023
Cyber Review - October 2023

National The Cabinet approved the MoU between Bharat and Papua New Guinea on Digital Transformation On 11 October 2023, the...

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Myanmar Round Up
November 17, 2023
Myanmar Round Up: October 2023

The month marked the eight anniversary of the signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement. Out of 10 parties that signed...

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West Asia Round Up
November 21, 2023
West Asia Roundup: October 2023

Abstract 7th October became the ‘Black day ‘ as the Hamas militants launched an unprecedented attack on the Israelis killing...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
November 29, 2023
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (20-26 November 2023)

Economic Earth to warm up to 2.9C even with current climate pledges: UN The world’s emissions-cutting pledges are nowhere...

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Science and Technology
November 29, 2023
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest 16-31 October 2023, Issue 24

In this Issue I. Defence and Security Delivery of Second MCA Barge, LSAM 8 (Yard 76) Third Project 15B Stealth Guided...

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Multilateralism Digest
November 13, 2023
Multilateralism Digest: October 2023 - Issue 10

I. India in the UN India abstains on UNGA vote on Israel-Palestine “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” resonates in UN portals India...

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China Digest
June 5, 2023
China Digest (16-31 May 2023)

India-China Relations It is learnt that China objected to the proposal from India to add Abdul Rauf of the JeM to the UN...

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