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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.

Maldives: Recalibrating India first policy?
Privacy & Data Protection Aug 24, 2016

Maldives: Recalibrating India first policy?

Maldives' Foreign Minister, Mohamed Asim said that the choice flowed from his nation’s India first policy.

#Trump, how high is his ceiling?
International Affairs | US Domestic Politics Aug 23, 2016

#Trump, how high is his ceiling?

Are there more hidden Donald Trump supporters or more hidden Hillary Clinton supporters out there?

The #Kashmir Plan — beginning of the end
Domestic Politics and Governance | State Level Politics | National Politics Aug 23, 2016

The #Kashmir Plan — beginning of the end

It is believed that the Kashmir Plan was a tent pole in convincing Jawaharlal Nehru about the prevailing confusion in Sheikh Abdullah's mind.

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Urvi Tembey worked for ORF was an Associate Fellow in the areas of international law, trade, and multilateral organizations. ...

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Urvi Tembey worked for ORF was an Associate Fellow in the areas of international law, trade, and multilateral organizations. ...

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