#BRICS2016

As India assumes presidency of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa grouping this year, ORF continues conversation on the raison d’être of BRICS by engaging in dialogue on areas of political, economic and strategic relevance.

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Book launch | Neighbours in Arms

Book discussion | How India sees the World: Kautilya to the 21st Century

Book discussion | How BJP Wins: Inside India’s Most Powerful Election Machine

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Pratnashree Basu

Pratnashree Basu is a Junior Fellow with ORF's Neighbourhood Regional Studies Initiative and Maritime Initiative. She is currently part of the project ‘Proximity to Connectivity: India and its Eastern and Southeastern Neighbours,’

Surendra Singh

Surendra Singh joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1959 and retired in 1996 as Cabinet Secretary to the Government of India. During a distinguished career spanning nearly four decades, he held

H. H. S. Viswanathan

Earlier, he was a member of the Indian Foreign Service for 34 years. He has a long and diverse experience in International relations and Diplomacy. His foreign assignments include Belgium, Zaire, Czechoslovakia,

H. K. Dua

Mr. H K Dua is a member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha); Nominated by the President.He has been Media Advisor to two Prime Ministers-Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee and Mr H.D. Deve Gowda, both