Governance and Political Studies
Book Review: Uttam Kumar Sinha, Indus Basin Uninterrupted: A History of Territory & Politics from Alexander to Nehru. Gurgaon, Penguin Random House India, 2021. 352pp.

The book traces the history of Indus basin from Alexander’s campaign to Muhammad bin Qasim crossing the Indus River and laying the foundation of Muslim rule in India. It follows up providing the Mughal rulers perspective on hydrology and water use,....

AATMANIRBHAR BHARAT: A Vibrant and Strong India

Neither development without self-pride nor self-pride without development are desirable. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Aatmanirbhar Bharat or a self-reliant India on 12 May 2020 goes beyond mere economic self-reliance. The COVID-19 pandem....

Talk by Shri V. Srinivas on Administrative Reforms: Challenges and Opportunities

On 20th August 2021, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a talk by Shri V. Srinivas, Additional Secretary to Government of India, the DAPRG and Director General, National Centre for Good Governance on Administrative Reforms: Chal....

विकासशील से विकसित दिशा की ओर अग्रसर भारत

नात्मप्रियं प्रियं राज्ञः प्रजानां तु प्रियं प्रियम्॥ (अर्थशास्त्र 1/19) (अर्थात्- राजा का अपना ....

Time for a Sporting Push in India

Nothing succeeds like success on an international stage for lifting nation's morale. But developing competitive sporting capacities in India for success in Olympics also has value in building national identity, national pride and bonding. For consoli....

Boosting electronics manufacturing in India

By 2025, India aims to achieve a GDP of $5 trillion and a digital economy of $1 trillion. Since electronics underpin manufacturing, the demand for electronic products will rise to $400 billion by 2025. To meet the growing demand for electronic goods....

टीकाकरण पर ध्यान देने का समय: कुछ सुझाव

आज देश ऐसी अभूतपूर्व महामारी से गुजर रहा है जिसने इतनी जिंदगियों को अपना शिकार बनाया है जो पिछल....

The Power of a Billion in Volunteering to Defeat COVID!

The havoc wrecked by the pandemic has led to many theories, committees, criticisms, and calculations by luminaries across sectors on the handling of the COVID surge in India and the gaping hole in India’s public health system. This culminated in th....

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