Maritime Policy

Tracks and analyses developments in the Indo-Pacific region covering India’s maritime strategy, Blue-economy, the Act East Policy, naval engagement in Asia and Africa, multilateral maritime governance architectures, Indian Ocean trade regimes, shipping and maritime infrastructure in Asia, SLOCs security and non-traditional security challenges.

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Yogesh Joshi

Yogesh Joshi is an associate fellow at the ORF’s Strategic Studies Program. His research at ORF looks at how India’s nuclear policy interacts with its foreign policy. His research interests

Maya Mirchandani

Maya Mirchandani is a Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. She currently heads the ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ project (CVE) that looks for ways to build counter narratives

Britta Petersen

Britta Petersen has been a Senior Fellow with ORF since 2014 and works on the Foundation’s outreach and development. Britta also tracks India-Europe relations.

Shalini Rudra

Shalini Rudra is Associate Fellow with the Health Initiative. Her research spans across disciplines, including social demography, health economics, development studies and data-driven research. Her core research interest lies at

Harsh V. Pant

Professor Harsh V Pant is a Distinguished Fellow and Head of ORF’s Strategic Studies programme. He holds a joint appointment with the Department of Defence Studies and King's India Institute as Professor