Event Reports
Islamic Terrorists Pose Nuke Attack Danger: General Myers

Interaction with General Richard Myers, former Chairman of the joint chiefs of Staff, US Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States had an interaction with VIF security experts on 19 January 2010.

The Rise of Indian Military Power & Evolution of an Indian Strategic Culture a book by Major Gen G D Bakshi

‘The Rise of Indian Military Power & Evolution of an Indian Strategic Culture’ a book by Major Gen G D Bakshi was launched by General Shankar Roychowdhury at the VIF auditorium on December 17, 2009. The book does a detailed examination of...

Interaction with Michael Chertoff, Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security

Michael Chertoff, former United States Secretary of Homeland Security and Paul A. Schneider, former Deputy Secretary for the US Department of Homeland Security discussed various aspects of internal security with VIF security experts.

Michael Chertoff speaks on global security challenges

Michael Chertoff, former US Homeland Security Secretary, spoke at VIF on the subject of ‘Global Security Challenges - Lessons of the Past year’ on 7th December 2009. Introducing the speaker, VIF Director Ajit Doval in his introductory remarks...

Inauguration of VK Bhawan and Vivekananda International Foundation

Vivekananda International Foundation and Vivekananda Kendra Bhawan were inaugurated on December 1, 2009 by Mata Amritananda Mayi and Justice M N Venkatachaliah, the former Chief Justice of India. P. Parameshwaran, the President of Vivekananda...

Indian Strategic thought and military traditions a talk with Major Gen Bakshi

Vimarsh, the monthly talk was held on 26th November 2009 at Vivekananda International Foundation. Major Gen Bakshi delivered the talk on ‘Indian Strategic thought and military traditions’.

Efface the danger of left wing extremism forever a talk by Shri Prakash Singh

Former Director of the Border Security Force, Prakash Singh IPS (Retd) delivered the monthly talk on ‘Naxal threat - State Response’ on 30th October 2009 at Vivekananda International Foundation. He examined the dimesnions of the threat and the...

Probity in public life a talk with Shri Bhure Lal

‘Probity in Public Life’ - a talk on corruption prevalent in the Indian administration system and its solutions was delivered by Bhurelal IAS (Retd) at Vivekananda International Foundation on 30th September 2009

Naxal Threat to the Indian State: Shri Ajit Doval

Ajit Doval, the Director of Vivekananda International Foundation and former Director of Intelligence Bureau spoke on Naxal threat to the Indian state on 21st August 2009 at Vivekananda International Foundation

China - Coping with Reality a talk with T C A Rangachary

The monthly talk at Vivekananda International Foundation for July was held on the topic ‘China-Coping with Reality’ which was delivered by former Secretary MEA and China expert, T C A Rangachary on 24th July 2009. He directed that India should...

Indian Polity: Where are we headed? a talk with Shri K N Govindacharya

K N Govindacharya, the veteran Indian politician delivered the talk ‘Indian Polity: Where are we headed?’ at Vivekananda International Foundation on 25th June 2009. He examined the subjects of national consciousness, political tenets and...

Conflict in Srilanka, its impact on India and policy options a talk by Dr. S. Chandrashekharan

Vivekananda International Foundation discussed on the conflict situation faced by Srilanka in the monthly talk by Dr. S. Chandrashekharan, ‘Conflict in Srilanka, its impact on India and policy options’.

Emerging trends in Pakistan and Afghanistan and its implications for India a talk by Amb Satish Chandra

Amb Satish Chandra, the former Deputy National Security Advisor to India analyzed the developments in Pakistan and Afghanistan which have security implications for India at the monthly talk organized on March 29th 2009. The topic was ‘Emerging...

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