Commentaries & Articles
Legal Reform in Criminal Justice System of India – a Much Awaited Overhaul for Time Bound Justice
January 26, the largest democracy of the world celebrates its 75th Republic Day. As in 2022, India celebrated its 75th year of Independence where it carved out a rightful place for itself in 1947 and si...
Plantable Seed Crackers: A Sustainable way to Celebrate Diwali
The most pressing issues of modern times are environmental degradation and climate change. The climate change issues have been further aggravated by increasing pollution.
A Potential War Looms over the Korean Peninsula
Pyongyang seems determined to keep tensions in the Korean Peninsula alive. In a provocative start to 2024, it launched new cruise missile test for submarine.
China and France in the New World Order
This year, 2024, marks six decades of the diplomatic relationship between China and France. Chinese President Xi Jingping announced breaking new grounds to further strengthen their bilateral ties.
India's Strategic Outlook & its Civilisational Approach
Chairman VIF, Shri S Gurumurthy's keynote address delivered at the VIF as part of the capsule course for serving Naval Officers. (6th February 2024)
VIF News Digests
Neighbourhood News
May 20, 2024
Neighborhood News Digest- 20 May 2024

Afghanistan Baradar: Baghlan Flood Disaster 'Severe,' Requires Immediate Aid-Tolo News Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, deputy...

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Africa Now
January 1, 2024
Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 52, 2023)

Commentary How the Global South is rediscovering centuries of shared history to challenge Western domination India’s...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
May 8, 2024
VIF News Digest : National Security- Defence Studies & Terrorism, (16-30 April 2024)

Defence 1st international workshop on ‘Emerging Technologies & Challenges for Exoskeleton’. SPACE, testing &...

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Eurasia News Digest
May 6, 2024
Eurasia News Digest (16-30 April, 2024)

Russia & Central Asia Kazakhstan Commits $448.2 Million to Boost Recycling Infrastructure The Ministry of Ecology and...

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VIF Cyber Review
May 20, 2024
Cyber Review-April 2024

National Deepfakes of Bollywood celebrities are spreading over the Internet and influencing voter decisions during General...

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Myanmar Round Up
May 10, 2024
Myanmar Round Up: April 2024

In April, the Myanmar military regime continued to face challenges from the opposition forces such as the Arakan Army (AA)...

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West Asia Round Up
May 3, 2024
West Asia Roundup: April 2024

Abstract: Much feared ‘Tit for Tat’ altercation between Israel and Iran happened, when allegedly Israeli defence Forces (IDF...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
May 17, 2024
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor(06-12 May 2024)

Economic China’s Xi visits EU to avert trade war – media Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his French counterpart,...

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Science and Technology
May 20, 2024
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest (1-15 May 2024), Issue 37

In this Issue I. Defence and Security Status of Induction of Technologies into CAPFs, Police & NDRF Manufacturing...

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US Insights
May 10, 2024
US - Insights - April 2024

India-US Relations Not sending any election observers to India: US US won't send election observers to India. Vedant Patel,...

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Culture & Civilisation
May 10, 2024
Cultural and Civilisational Digest: April-2024

A Hindu festival in southwestern Pakistan brings a mountainous region to life- Associated Press The ascent of steep mud...

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Multilateralism Digest
April 15, 2024
Multilateralism Digest: March 2024-Issue 3

I. India in the UN India bats for reform in ILO’s governing structure India suggests reform of UNSC working methods Second...

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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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