GP-ORF Series

The GP-ORF series focuses on key debates occurring in India that influence the progression of global governance and policy discussions. This joint collaboration between Global Policy Journal and ORF strives to explain and discuss the indivisibility of Indian affairs from global affairs.

Upcoming Events

Re(b)ordering the World: Visual politics of the (new) Silk Road — Talk by Marina Kaneti

The world order and global geopolitics — Talk by Vice Admiral Anil Chopra

Book Discussion on The Oxford Handbook of India’s National Security

Seven years of civil war in Syria

Book Discussion on Dr. Chaitanya Ravi’ ‘A Debate to Remember: The US-India Nuclear Deal”

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Abhijit Singh

A former naval officer, Abhijit Singh, Senior Fellow, heads the Maritime Policy Initiative at ORF. A maritime professional with specialist and command experience in front-line Indian naval ships, he has been involved

Somnath Sengupta

Somnath holds a Masters in Social Anthropology from SOAS, University of London. His thesis was on the Indian middle class, wherein he observed the creolization in middle class identities post 1990s business

Vikrom Mathur

Vikrom Mathur has 15 years of professional experience, straddling research and policy advice, at the interface of social and environmental change. His diverse research interests include: political, cultural and social

N Sathiya Moorthy

A double-graduate in Physics and Law, and with a journalism background, N. Sathiya Moorthy is at present Senior Fellow & Director of the Chennai Chapter of the Observer Research Foundation.

Shalini Rudra

Shalini Rudra is Associate Fellow with the Health Initiative. Her research spans across disciplines, including social demography, health economics, development studies and data-driven research. Her core research interest lies at