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The eyes in the Holy City
International Affairs Jan 29, 2024

The eyes in the Holy City

The indiscriminate use of checkpoints and monitoring of civilians in areas of occupation such as Hebron is beyond any Orwellian imagination ...

Nepal's youth are leaving the country in droves
International Affairs Jan 29, 2024

Nepal's youth are leaving the country in droves

The lack of economic opportunities at home is forcing 1,700 Nepalis to fly abroad every day, including to the Russia-Ukraine War ...

COP28: Was the COP robbed?
Energy | Climate Change Jan 29, 2024

COP28: Was the COP robbed?

COP28 offered something to every stakeholder but not enough for the world ...

Drifting apart: Maldives’ growing ties with other countries
Neighbourhood Jan 27, 2024

Drifting apart: Maldives’ growing ties with other countries

Normalising India-Maldives ties to whatever extent possible now depends on the ability of the political leadership in the two countries ...

Strengthening energy-health nexus for health security
Healthcare | Energy | Energy Security Jan 26, 2024

Strengthening energy-health nexus for health security

There is a fundamental link between energy and public health. In advancing health, energy security is critical. ...

Challenges for Georgia’s EU membership
International Affairs Jan 26, 2024

Challenges for Georgia’s EU membership

Georgia faces the challenge of balancing its pursuit of EU membership with the risk of Russian adventurism, necessitating a cautious approach to avoid potential repercussions ...

China’s Burmese dilemma: Dual implications of Operation 1027
International Affairs Jan 26, 2024

China’s Burmese dilemma: Dual implications of Operation 1027

The recent military drills along the Myanmar border reflect China's growing concern regarding the intensification of conflict in the Shan state in Myanmar ...

The changing face of Ethiopia
International Affairs | BRICS Jan 25, 2024

The changing face of Ethiopia

Ethiopia hopes that its BRICS membership will push it to the forefront of the global arena ...

India’s industrial policy is maturing
Indian Economy Jan 25, 2024

India’s industrial policy is maturing

India has undertaken steps towards exports-centric manufacturing and has kickstarted its own industrial policymaking, suggesting that India’s industrial policy is beginning to mature ...

Why the Philippines needs a robust “Look West” policy
International Affairs Jan 25, 2024

Why the Philippines needs a robust “Look West” policy

As the Indo-Pacific continues to emerge at the centre of international security discourse, it will be vital for the Philippines to maximise this opportunity by enhancing its role in the region ...

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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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