Commentaries & Articles
NSG stamp for Sino-Pak pact a blow to India
The June meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) has legitimized the supply of two additional nuclear reactors to Pakistan by China in violation of its own NSG commitments. This is a blow to our s...
French Fire: Diplomacy eased the challenges Rafale faced to qualify for the MMRCA commercial bid
The concept of a strategic partnership between India and France emerged politically after our nuclear tests in 1998. France adopted a much more accommodating position on India’s decision to test than an...
The Role of The Prime Minister in A Westminster Democracy
Under the Indian Constitution the executive power of the Union vests in the President and is exercised by him through officers subordinate to him. However, in exercising his executive power the Preside...
China as Hydro- Hegemon : The Onset of Water Wars
The Chinese civilization is characterized by its ability to do long term perspective thinking of an unusual order. As far back as 1952, Chairman Mao Ze dong had articulated that Water Stress in the Nort...
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Neighbourhood News
December 4, 2023
Neighborhood News Digest – 04 December 2023

Afghanistan Kabul Rejects US Report on Al-Qaeda, Daesh in Afghanistan- Tolo News On November 30, the US State Department...

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Africa Now
November 30, 2023
Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 48, 2023)

Commentary Africa: China's Past and Present Ties with African Ruling Parties Political analysts and opposition politicians...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
November 22, 2023
VIF News Digest : National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, (01 – 15 November 2023)

Defence 15th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue. Maritime Security Meeting between Indian Navy and Sri Lankan Navy....

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Eurasia News Digest
November 30, 2023
Eurasia News Digest (16-30 November, 2023)

Russia & Central Asia Kazakhstan Takes Part in Meeting as Part of Global South Summit Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...

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VIF Cyber Review
November 7, 2023
Cyber Review - October 2023

National The Cabinet approved the MoU between Bharat and Papua New Guinea on Digital Transformation On 11 October 2023, the...

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Myanmar Round Up
November 17, 2023
Myanmar Round Up: October 2023

The month marked the eight anniversary of the signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement. Out of 10 parties that signed...

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West Asia Round Up
November 21, 2023
West Asia Roundup: October 2023

Abstract 7th October became the ‘Black day ‘ as the Hamas militants launched an unprecedented attack on the Israelis killing...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
November 29, 2023
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (20-26 November 2023)

Economic Earth to warm up to 2.9C even with current climate pledges: UN The world’s emissions-cutting pledges are nowhere...

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Science and Technology
November 29, 2023
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest 16-31 October 2023, Issue 24

In this Issue I. Defence and Security Delivery of Second MCA Barge, LSAM 8 (Yard 76) Third Project 15B Stealth Guided...

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Multilateralism Digest
November 13, 2023
Multilateralism Digest: October 2023 - Issue 10

I. India in the UN India abstains on UNGA vote on Israel-Palestine “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” resonates in UN portals India...

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China Digest
June 5, 2023
China Digest (16-31 May 2023)

India-China Relations It is learnt that China objected to the proposal from India to add Abdul Rauf of the JeM to the UN...

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