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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

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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

Programme Coordinator

Pushan is a Programme Coordinator working for the ORF Global Governance Programme. He tracks and analyses developments in Indian foreign and security policies. He is currently working on issues related to >>

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 >>