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Allies in focus: The US-Japan-Philippines Summit
International Affairs Apr 16, 2024

Allies in focus: The US-Japan-Philippines Summit

The recent trilateral summit between Japan, the Philippines and the US reflects the shared interests to improve collective response and self-defence in the region ...

US-Japan Summit: Future-proofing the Indo-Pacific
International Affairs Apr 16, 2024

US-Japan Summit: Future-proofing the Indo-Pacific

For Japan, which is facing growing Chinese belligerence, combining capacities with the US with a new strategic intent may just be what it needs ...

India-Maldives relations: Restoring a sense of normalcy?
Neighbourhood Apr 16, 2024

India-Maldives relations: Restoring a sense of normalcy?

Although Muizzu is signalling a return to normalcy in the Maldives-India equation, his larger goal of reducing his country’s reliance on India still stands ...

Tackling India’s unemployment problem: Services, skills, and symmetry
Indian Economy | Gender | Skilling Apr 15, 2024

Tackling India’s unemployment problem: Services, skills, and symmetry

The Indian service sector necessitates the implementation of specific policies to guarantee the adoption of technology and upskilling to secure growth ...

South Africa elections 2024: Political pluralism or fractured democracy?
International Affairs | Domestic Politics and Governance Apr 15, 2024

South Africa elections 2024: Political pluralism or fractured democracy?

With an increasing number of political parties, the potential of coalition politics is an imminent reality in South Africa as it heads to the polls ...

Iran, Israel, and West Asia are on the brink again
International Affairs Apr 15, 2024

Iran, Israel, and West Asia are on the brink again

The recent missile attacks by Iran on Israel present a bleak outlook for security in the Middle East in the coming days ...

The ASEAN’s South China Sea conundrum
International Affairs | Maritime Security Apr 13, 2024

The ASEAN’s South China Sea conundrum

The increasing incidents in the disputed waters of the South China Sea highlight the urgent need for ASEAN to negotiate with China to establish a Code of Conduct ...

What ails the Plastics Treaty negotiations: It’s not India
Climate, Food and Environment | Developing and Emerging Economies Apr 12, 2024

What ails the Plastics Treaty negotiations: It’s not India

The HAC advocates for a strong Plastics Treaty which would also bring developing countries like India under a similar binding timeline to end plastic pollution. This is a major obstacle in reaching a consensus. ...

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Niranjan Sahoo

Niranjan Sahoo

Niranjan Sahoo, PhD, is a Senior Fellow with ORF’s Governance and Politics Initiative. With years of expertise in governance and public policy, he now anchors studies and programmes on democracy, human rights, federalism, electoral reforms (particularly issues related to political ...

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