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Surrogacy Bill 2016: Disappointing, to say the least
Healthcare | Development Aug 29, 2016

Surrogacy Bill 2016: Disappointing, to say the least

What has emerged out of the consultations on the Surrogacy Bill is disappointing. The government has chosen to play an authoritarian, moralistic role.

Who will be the next Secretary General of the United Nations?
International Affairs | United Nations Aug 29, 2016

Who will be the next Secretary General of the United Nations?

The process for the selection of the ninth Secretary General of the United Nations who will succeed Dr. Ban Ki-moon, is under way.

#ScorpeneLeak — Fighting that 'sinking' feeling
Defence and Security | Cyber Security Aug 26, 2016

#ScorpeneLeak — Fighting that 'sinking' feeling

Stung by the Scorpene revelations, the Indian navy has ordered an inquiry, but is struggling to come to terms with the operational implications.

India and Russia — special and privileged strategic partnership
Indian Foreign Policy | International Trade and Investment Aug 26, 2016

India and Russia — special and privileged strategic partnership

In his meeting with Rogozin in August, PM Modi described Russia as ''a time-tested and reliable friend.''

Were the Scorpene files hacked?
Defence and Security | Cyber Security Aug 24, 2016

Were the Scorpene files hacked?

The Scorpene leak can be the first instance of information about India’s strategic assets being successfully extracted through digital networks.

Us versus them
Domestic Politics and Governance Aug 24, 2016

Us versus them

Sheltering under the benign glow of Ashoka Pillar lions, the tribe of Government of India servants is the worst afflicted by the “us versus them” syndrome.

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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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