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After the ‘surgical strikes’ – What next?
International Affairs | Neighbourhood | Internal Security Oct 04, 2016

After the ‘surgical strikes’ – What next?

The most effective means of preventing another terrorist attack is not to expect a change of behaviour on the part of Pakistan army and the jihadi groups but to improve our own defensive capabilities and ensure greater coordination between the relevant agencies.

Maldives seeks berth in UN Security Council
International Affairs | Neighbourhood Oct 01, 2016

Maldives seeks berth in UN Security Council

Where from here is the question that they would be asking of Maldives – and Maldives should be asking itself.

Why would Pakistan respond?
Neighbourhood | Indian Foreign Policy | Nuclear Security Sep 30, 2016

Why would Pakistan respond?

If Pakistan is willing to escalate and want to respond to the recent surgical strike, what are likely to be its options?

Dealing with vector borne diseases better: Learning from Sri Lanka's success with Malaria
Healthcare | Development Sep 30, 2016

Dealing with vector borne diseases better: Learning from Sri Lanka's success with Malaria

It is not the best picture that we, as one of the fastest growing economies, present to the world — where people are still dying of vector borne diseases.

Has NAM become irrelevant?
Indian Foreign Policy Sep 26, 2016

Has NAM become irrelevant?

With Vice President Hamid Ansari visiting Venezuela on India's behalf, is it that India has downgraded NAM?

Countering Pakistan's jihad against India
Indian Defence Sep 24, 2016

Countering Pakistan's jihad against India

From the time of independence, Pakistan's leaders have treated India as a Permanent Enemy. It exhibits its policy through jihad.

Pursuing coercive cyber measures against Pakistan
Neighbourhood | Privacy and Surveillance Sep 21, 2016

Pursuing coercive cyber measures against Pakistan

In order to offer a convincing defence of retaliatory cyber measures against Pakistan, India requires coordinated planning.

Dealing with the next Uri — or Mumbai
Neighbourhood | Defence and Security Sep 21, 2016

Dealing with the next Uri — or Mumbai

Even if India is unable to respond to the Uri attack, there is still time for the Modi government to recover.

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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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