Development and Society

Audits and ideates mechanisms for implementing, monitoring financing sustainable development in the post-2015 global order focussing on poverty eradication, healthcare, education, food security, urbanisation and inclusive growth among others.

Past Events

Diplomacy, politics and Nepal’s forthcoming elections

Tackling corruption: What democracies can learn from each other

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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Deepak Sinha

Brig Deepak Sinha (Retd) is a second generation paratrooper with over three decades of service in the army. He has an M.A. and M.Phil. in Defence and Strategic Studies from the University

S. Paul Kapur

S. Paul Kapur is a professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and a faculty affiliate at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation.

Satish Kumar Tezaa

Satish Tezaa is a Data Analyst at ORF. He works on energy and infrastructure, and offers assistance for the Energy News Monitor, collects and tabulates information, and helps organise roundtables, seminars and

Kartik Bommakanti

Kartik Bommakanti is an Associate Fellow with the Strategic Studies Programme at the ORF. He is currently working on a project centered on India’s Space Military Strategy vis-à-vis China. Bommakanti