Governance and Politics

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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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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

Bedavyasa Mohanty

Bedavyasa is an Associate Fellow with ORF’s Cyber Initiative. His current work focuses on encryption and the regulation of lethal autonomous weapons systems. Bedavyasa coordinates’ ORF’s cyber security capacity building for Indian

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

Kabir Taneja

KabirTaneja is an Associate Fellow with Strategic Studies programme. His research focuses on India’s relations with West Asia, specifically looking at the domestic political dynamics, terrorism, non-state militant actors and the general

Sreeparna Banerjee

She is associated with Neighbourhood Regional Studies Initiative - areas of research: India’s neighbourhood. She is currently part of the project ‘Proximity to Connectivity: India and its Eastern and South eastern Neighbours.