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Finding a long-term solution to Cauvery water dispute
Climate, Food and Environment | Water Sep 14, 2016

Finding a long-term solution to Cauvery water dispute

Water disputes like Cauvery does not lie in ad-hoc Awards by Tribunals or orders by Courts

PM Modi in Laos — Engaging East Asia
Indian Foreign Policy | Multilateralism Sep 12, 2016

PM Modi in Laos — Engaging East Asia

In Laos, some of the major themes highlighted by Modi included, unified and coordinated fight against terrorism, radicalisation and extreme violence.

Instability in Gabon after presidential elections
International Affairs Sep 12, 2016

Instability in Gabon after presidential elections

Developing volatility in the aftermath of presidential elections in Gabon.

Afghanistan since 9/11: Making progress amid violence
International Affairs | Neighbourhood Sep 12, 2016

Afghanistan since 9/11: Making progress amid violence

The tragedy of 9/11 ended international negligence of Afghanistan’s need to stabilise and develop on a sustainable basis.

North Korea’s nuclear test: A reflection of multiple failures?
International Affairs | Great Power Dynamics Sep 09, 2016

North Korea’s nuclear test: A reflection of multiple failures?

NPT's failure to tackle North Korea either through the non-proliferation regime or by great powers will leave neighbouring countries to fend for themselves.

G20's contribution to global financial reforms
International Affairs | Economics and Finance | Multilateralism | Economic Reforms | International Financial Institutions Sep 09, 2016

G20's contribution to global financial reforms

The G20, though formed in 1999, was chosen as a forum to discuss financial reforms after the Global Financial Crisis of 2008.

Farakka row: Time to shelve colonial reductionist engineering, explore Chinese model
Neighbourhood | Climate, Food and Environment | Water Sep 09, 2016

Farakka row: Time to shelve colonial reductionist engineering, explore Chinese model

The sole reliance on the traditional British engine while constructing Farakka Barrage has created problems at a minimum of two levels.

Open health data in India: Finally a reality?
Healthcare | Development Sep 09, 2016

Open health data in India: Finally a reality?

To improve the quality of available health data, proper resources for the datasets need to be provided.

TICAD-VI sees biggest leap, but will it be enough to face challenges from China, West
International Affairs | Multilateralism Sep 07, 2016

TICAD-VI sees biggest leap, but will it be enough to face challenges from China, West

Hosting it in Kenya this year, TICAD demonstrated the deeper involvement of Africa in the process.

Maldives: Everyone keeps everyone else guessing?
International Affairs | Neighbourhood Sep 06, 2016

Maldives: Everyone keeps everyone else guessing?

There is a possibility of Maldives being at the centre of an international game.

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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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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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