Commentaries & Articles
Sustainability, Knowledge Platform and G-20 for Emerging Economies
The recent COP 28 in Abu Dhabi and prior to that the G20 Summit in New Delhi observed “at the midway point to 2030, the global progress on SDGs is off-track with only 12 percent of the targets on track...
Why Djibouti and the Gulf of Aden matter for India and the Indo-Pacific
With the latest drone attacks launched by the Houthi rebels on the cargo ships transiting through the Gulf of Aden and southern Red Sea, the region in and around Djibouti has shot to global prominence o...
Achievements and Potential of Economic Cooperation Between India and Russia
India today is the fastest-growing economy in the world, with a strong outlook of 7-8 per cent growth rates for the coming decade. Russia, despite having become the most sanctioned economy in the world,...
Elections in Taiwan: Some Projections
In the self-ruled island of Taiwan, 19 million eligible voters shall be going to the polls on 13 January 2024 to elect a new President. The geopolitical significance of this cannot be understated as the outcome shall be of extreme interest to the region’s security analysts and policy makers.
Contemporary Land-Centric Operational Environment: Need for Dynamism and Adaptability
It was half a decade ago, when the ‘strategic community’ commonly opined that conventional wars were passe, and if and when future wars did occur, they would ‘likely to be ambiguous, uncertain, short, s...
Towards a Common Understanding of the Future
One of the most discussed topics in Russian society is the current and future state of Russian-Indian relations, and their impact on the state of affairs in the modern world. Clearly, Valdai Discussion ...
VIF News Digests
Neighbourhood News
March 5, 2024
Neighborhood News Digest- 05 March 2024

Afghanistan Exhibition of Afghan Products Opens in Ashgabat- Tolo News Acting Minister of Industry and Commerce Nooruddin...

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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
February 21, 2024

Defence Over ₹6.21 lakh crore allocation to Ministry of Defence in Interim Union Budget 2024-2025. Indian Coast Guard...

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Eurasia News Digest
March 5, 2024
Eurasia News Digest (16-29 February 2024)

Russia& Central Asia Wabtec Acquires Full Ownership of Locomotive Assembly Plant in Kazakhstan The American company...

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VIF Cyber Review
January 9, 2024
Cyber Review - December 2023

National Bharat hosted the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence as “Global Hub for AI Innovation”. Bharat, the...

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Myanmar Round Up
February 15, 2024
Myanmar Round up: January 2024

Before the third anniversary of military takeover on 01 February 2024, the military extended the state of emergency beyond...

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West Asia Round Up
February 27, 2024
West Asia Roundup: January 2024

Abstract Apart from the Houthi strikes on commercial ships in the Red Sea and counter strikes by the US & UK navies on...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
February 28, 2024
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (19-25 February 2024)

Economic Beijing warns China’s US$63 trillion financial sector: serve the real economy and enrich lives China’s financial...

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Science and Technology
February 1, 2024
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest 1-15 January 2024, Issue 29

In this Issue I. Defence and Security MoD Signs Contracts Worth Rs 802 Crores for Procurement of Equipment DRDO Conducts...

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US Insights
February 8, 2024
US Insights (1-31 January, 2024)

India-US Relations 13th Ministerial-level meeting of the India-United States Trade Policy Forum (TPF) in Washington, DC...

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Multilateralism Digest
February 8, 2024
Multilateralism Digest: January 2024 - Issue 1

I. India in the UN India pushes for equitable status for Global South India to support the 3rd UN Conference on Landlocked...

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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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