Speeches/Transcriptions/Presentations
Talk delivered on Information Warfare in the Present Era by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF at Defence Services Staff College, Wellington (20 January 2020)

The world is undergoing a transition. Its main features are; uncertainty; diffusion of power; the emergence of multipolar world order; deepening of tech and economic driven globalization;...

Welcome Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF during Vimarsh on “India’s Space Programme: Achievements and Prospects” by Dr Kiran Kumar, former Chairman ISRO on 17 Jan 2020

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to today’s Vimarsh talk on India’s Space Programme: Achievements and Prospects” by Dr Kiran Kumar, former Chairman ISRO

I would like to thank him...

Welcome Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF during the Round Table Discussion on India-Central Asia Relations on 23 Jan 2020

Excellencies,

I would like to welcome and thank Amb. Yerlan Alimbaye V, Amb. of Kazakhstan; Amb. Asein Isaev, Ambassador of Kyrgyz Republic; Amb. Sulton Rahimzoda, Ambassador of...

Vimarsh on ‘Swami Vivekananda and National Regeneration’ by Pravrajika Divyanandaprana on 13 Jan 2020

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to today’s Vimarsh talk on Swami Vivekananda and National Regeneration by Pravrajika Divyanandaprana. This talk is dedicated to the birth anniversary of...

Round Table on ‘Global Nuclear Developments and India’s Policy Challenges’ at the VIF on 08 Jan 2020

Opening Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF

In today’s round table we intend to take stock of the global nuclear developments and identify the challenges for India and how it...

Welcome remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, Vivekananda International Foundation, at the Vimarsh talk on the release of the book Politics of Opportunism by RNP Singh, 27 December 2019.

It is my great pleasure to welcome you all to today’s function to release Mr. RNP Singh’s latest book titled Politics of Opportunism: Regional Parties, Coalitions, Centre-State Relations...

BIMSTEC Think Tanks Meeting, at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), 27-29 Nov 2019

Welcome Remarks by the Director, VIF

Amb PS Raghavan, Chairman NSAB, Excellency Mr. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC, Ambassador Virander Paul, Joint Secretary (BIMSTEC,...

Synergia Conclave, ‘Future of War and Conflic’, Bangalore, 17-19 October 2019

Talk by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF
Introduction

The main drivers of the future conflicts will be geopolitics, economics, technology and identity. On all these fronts, there...

Panel Discussion at Synergia Conclave, ‘How India is Meeting its Neighbourhood Challenge’, Bengaluru, 17-19 Oct 2019

Talk by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF
Introduction

Shared history, culture, geography, common boundaries, the legacy of the colonial rule, and economic linkages are some of the...

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