US Elections 2016

As the United States swings into election mode, ORF is closely monitoring the presidential election developments. The Monito brings news updates; commentaries; opinion polls as well as statements, speeches and interviews by the Presidential candidates. It also looks at the role of the Indian diaspora and its positions on various issues and explore the potential implications of the elections in India.

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Rohit Bansal

Rohit is an alum of Harvard Business School and St Stephen’s College. He is a British Chevening scholar and has undertaken short professional programmes at University of Westminster, The Times Centre for

Vikram Sood

Vikram Sood is Advisor at Observer Research Foundation.

Niranjan Sahoo

Niranjan Sahoo, PhD, is a Senior Fellow with ORF’s Governance and Politics Initiative. With years of expertise in governance and public policy, he now anchors studies and programmes on democracy, human rights,

N. Sathiya Moorthy

A double-graduate in Physics and Law, and with a journalism background, N. Sathiya Moorthy is at present Senior Fellow & Director of the Chennai Chapter of the Observer Research Foundation.

Rajan Gupta

Dr. Rajan Gupta is a theoretical physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and a Laboratory fellow. He obtained his Masters in Physics from Delhi University, India, and earned his Ph.D. in Theoretical