Vimarsha
Ayodhya Movement and National Polity

On 13th August 2020, Vimarsh was held through a webinar at VIF, on the topic “Ayodhya Movement and National Polity.” This subject was thoroughly reviewed by Shri S Gurumurthy, Economic & Political Analyst and Chairman, VIF.

Vimarsha on Story of Emergency (1975-1977): the Greatest threat to Democracy

On 25thJune, 2020, Vimarsha was held through a webinar at VIF, on the topic "Story of Emergency (1975-1977): the Greatest Threat to Democracy, How the people fought and won". It has been 45 years since the declaration of the National Emergency in India and the idea behind the event was to recall the suspension of the fundamental rights by the imposition of Emergency within India under Mrs Gandhi's administration and reminiscence the stories related to Emergency.

Virtual Vimarsha on 'Global & Indian Economy'

A special virtual edition of Vimarsh was organized on <i>Global & Indian Economy in the Post-COVID era</i> by the Vivekananda International Foundation on June 8, 2020. The public webcast brought together an eminent panel comprising of Sh. S. Gurumurthy, Chairman, VIF and Independent Director, Reserve Bank of India; Member of Parliament [RS] Sh. Rajeev Chandrashekhar, Vice Chairman, Centre for Economic Studies; Ambassador Prabhat P. Shukla, Distinguished Fellow, VIF and veteran diplomat; and Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF.

Vimarsha: Panel Discussion on Political Stability and Transformation of Union Budget

A special edition of Vimarsh was organized on Political Stability and Transformation of Union Budget at the Vivekananda International Foundation on February 15, 2020. The public event which marked the launch of the newly set-up VIF Centre for Economic Studies, brought together an eminent panel comprising of Sh. S. Gurumurthy, Chairman, VIF; Member of Parliament [RS] Sh. Rajeev Chandrashekhar, Vice Chairman, Centre for Economic Studies; Ambassador Prabhat P. Shukla, Distinguished Fellow, VIF and Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF.

India’s Space Programme: Achievements and Prospects

On 17th January 2020, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) held its monthly ‘Vimarsha’ lecture series on the important subject of India’s Space Programme. Dr A.S Kiran Kumar, former Chairman ISRO, was invited to speak on the opportunities, challenges and perspectives on Indian Space missions. Dr Kiran Kumar is presently Vikram Sarabhai Prof at ISRO and a member at Space Commission as well as Governing Council of Indian Institute of Science.

Vimarsha: Vivekananda and National Regeneration

VIF held the first Vimarsha of the year on January 13, 2020. The highlight of this session of Vimarsha was the key note address delivered by Pravarjika Divyandaprana. The topic was ‘Vivekananda and National Regeneration’.

Vimarsha : Discussion on Politics of Opportunism | Special Address by Shri. S. Gurumurthy

A Special Lecture by Shri S. Gurumurthy, was organized at Vivekananda International Foundation on December 27, 2019 in the latest session of the monthly Vimarsha series. Shri Gurumurthy, Chairman-VIF and Editor-Tughlak, is a senior Economic & Political Analyst, and a renowned author. He also serves as the Independent Director in the Board of Governors of the Reserve Bank of India.

Vimarsha: Panel Discussion ‘Indraprastha- A Capital Journey’

Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) held its monthly ‘Vimarsha’ lecture series on 14th October 2019, which was a panel discussion that focused on a very pertinent topic ‘Indraprastha-A Capital Journey’. The topic is highly relevant for our times as there is an absolute neglect of understanding the ancient historicity of our capital city.

Vimarsha: ‘Need for Hindu Buddhist Alliance in Sri Lanka and World Over’

In the run-up to the ‘SAMVAD-III: Global Hindu Buddhist Initiative on Conflict Avoidance and Environment Consciousness’, which will be held from 6th to 8th September 2019 at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, the VIF held its monthly Vimarsha on 22 August 2019.

Vimarsha: Talk on ‘Why Triple Talaq should be made a Punishable Offence’, by Shri Arif Mohd. Khan

The latest session of Vimarsha Talk was organised by the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on July 19, 2019. Shri Arif Mohd. Khan, Former Union Cabinet Minister, put forth an informed argument on ‘Why Triple Talaq should be made a Punishable Offence’.

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