Speeches/Transcriptions/Presentations
A talk on “National Security Planning in India” by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF to 63rd NDC Course on Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023

Talking Points National Security Planning in India Post Covid, Post Ukraine, the world is in a transition. The transitional phase brings a change in the balance of power in the world and also the rise of new players. A....

Welcome remarks by the Director during the Vimarsh lecture by Prof C K Raju on "Practical Gaṇita vs Religious Mathematics" on Thursday 14th September, 2023

Dear Friends, I would like to welcome you all to today’s Vimarsh talk by Prof CK Raju on an unusual but interesting topic “Practical Gaṇita vs Religious Mathematics". Prof Raju is PhD from the Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata....

Welcome Remarks by the Director VIF during the Vimarsh -cum-book release on the book This is Sanatan Dharma: The Quest for Truth authored by Sh Partho

Swami Parmatmananda, Convener and Secretary General Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha Shri Partho, Poet, Writer and Teacher Dr Anirban Ganguly, Chairman, Dr Syama Prasad mookerjee Research Foundation ....

Welcome Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF during the Special Address by Dr. Mohammad Bin AbdulKarim Al- Issa on the theme “Dialogue for Harmony among Religions” on 12 Jul 2023 at the VIF

Excellency, Dr Mohammad Bin AbdulKarim Al- Issa, Secretary General of Muslim World League, Sh Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor, Sh S Gurumurthy, Chairman, Vivekananda International Foundation, Respected r....

Welcome Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF during the Vimarsh on the Book “Criminal Justice System” by Sh DP Singh on 29 Jun 2023

Dear Friends, I would like to extend warm welcome you to today’s Vimarsh event in which we will be releasing the VIF’s latest publication Criminal Justice System: My Experiences and the Way Forward by Advocate Davinder Pal Singh ....

Samarkand Process – Prospects for Modernisation of the SCO speech by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF on 14 June 2023

Introduction I would like to thank the organizers, International Institute of Central Asia (IICA) Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and ISRS for inviting me to participate in this RT on “Samarkand Process : Prospects for moder....

Welcome Remarks by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF during the Vimarsh talk by Prof Arvind Sharma on Hindutva and Religion on 17 May 2023

Dear Friends, It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to today’s Vimarsh talk by Prof Arvind Sharma on “Hindutva and Religion”. I am also grateful to Sh S Gurumurthy for moderating today’s session. Formerly of the Indian Adm....

Keynote Address by the Director, VIF during Fourth International Interdisciplinary Conference on the theme “India and Southeast Asia: One Indic Belt” | (6 may 2023)

Dear Prof Kondapalli, Prof Gautam Kumar Jha, Distinguished scholars, I would like to thank the Centre for Chinese and Southeast Studies, the knowledge partners and the Indic Belt Society for organising the international conference on “India and ....

Welcome Remarks by the Director during Book Discussion on 'The War Diary of Asha San: From Tokyo to Netaji's Indian National Army'

Friends, Welcome to today’s book discussion. We are discussing Lt Bharti Asha Sahay Chaudhary War Diary titled Tokyo to Netaji’s Indian National Army. I would like to welcome Lt Bharti Asha Sahay Chaudhary, who was a part of the Rani of J....

Welcome Address by the Director during Vimarsh on the ‘Seven Tectonic Forces Undermining India how to Confront and Defeat them’ by Sh Rajiv Malhotra on 03 Mar 2023

Dear Friends, I would like to welcome and thank Sh Rajiv Malhotra and Dr Vijaya Viswanathan to the VIF once again for today’s Vimarsh discussion. You would recall that on 30 Sep last year, the VIF had organized an event to relea....

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