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Arka Biswas

Associate Fellow

Arka is currently pursuing projects on India’s nuclear weapons policy and doctrine, and India's membership to the export control groups. His research areas include nuclear weapons policy, non-proliferation, disarmament and security. >>

Manoj Joshi

Distinguished Fellow

Manoj Joshi is a Distinguished Fellow at the ORF. He has been a journalist specialising on national and international politics and is a commentator and columnist on these issues. As a reporter, >>

Pushan Das

Program Co-ordinator

Pushan is a Program Co-ordinator working for the ORF National Security Programme. He tracks and analyses developments in Indian foreign and security policies. He is currently working on issues related >>

Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan

Senior Fellow and Head, Nuclear & Space Policy Initiative.

Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan is Senior Fellow and Head of the Nuclear and Space Policy Initiative at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), New Delhi. Dr. Rajagopalan joined ORF after a five-year stint >>