India and the BRICS: A Post-XVth Summit Assessment

Among the many landmarks in the evolution of the BRICS, the XVth Summit held in August 2023 will find a mention because unlike other landmarks in specific areas of cooperation since the first Summit in 2009, this Summit added six new members to the g....

Remarks by Russian Ambassador Denis Alipov at the Open Discussion at Vivekananda International Foundation, January 8, 2023

Good afternoon! Esteemed Dr Gupta, Esteemed Dr Bystritskiy, Dear colleagues, To begin with, I would like to congratulate everyone and welcome the conference that the Valdai Discussion Club and the Vivekananda International Foundation have orga....

A New Trajectory for India-Russia Relations

In his column, Arvind Gupta, Director of the Vivekananda International Foundation, focuses on India-Russia relations, noting the strength and resilience of these ties amidst geopolitical turbulence. Focusing on the relationship between India and R....

India-Russia Relations Show Resilience and Stability

The year 2023 ended on high note for India-Russia relations with the successful visit of External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar. The five-day visit to Moscow and St Petersburg was significant for numerous reasons for both sides and also contained....

Neighborhood News Digest- 03 January 2024

Work on 500 Projects Continues Across Afghanistan: Deputy PM-Tolo News
The deputy prime minister for Economic Affairs, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, said that work on more than 500 small and big development projects ....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 52, 2023)


How the Global South is rediscovering centuries of shared history to challenge Western domination
India’s engagement with Africa, backed by the common legacy of a colonial past, aims to create a true multipolar wo....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 51, 2023)


China’s de-dollarization message finds a receptive audience in North Africa
Earlier this year, three of five countries in North Africa—Tunisia, Algeria, and Egypt—applied to join BRICS, the loose affiliation o....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 50, 2023)


President Sisi’s third term will be his biggest challenge—not the upcoming Egyptian election
Egyptians head to the polls from December 10-12 to cast their ballots in a presidential election that analysts say is ....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 49, 2023)


Global Insecurity and Evolving India-Africa Defence Cooperation
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