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ORF FACULTY
Dr. C. Raja Mohan
Head - Strategic
 Studies  &
 Distinguished Fellow
  Amb. H H S
 Viswanathan

Distinguished Fellow
         
Prof. K.V. Kesavan
Distinguished Fellow
  Mr. Manoj Joshi
Distinguished Fellow
         
Dr. Vivek Lall
Distinguished Fellow
  Mr. Ashok Dhar
Distinguished Fellow
         
Mr. Pinak R
 Chakravarty

Distinguished Fellow
  Dr. Sergey
 Kurginyan

Visiting Distinguished
 Fellow
         
Prof. Amitabh Mattoo
Visiting Distinguished
 Fellow
  Dr. Rajan Gupta
Visiting Distinguished
 Fellow
         
Amb. Talmiz Ahmad
Visiting Distinguished
 Fellow
  Mr. Nandan
 Unnikrishnan

Vice President
         
Mr. Wilson John
Vice President
  Mr. Ashok Malik
AII-ORF Chair
         
Ms. Lydia Powell
Head, Centre for
 Resources Management
  Mr. Rohit Bansal
Visiting Fellow
         
Dr. S. Paul Kapur
Visiting Fellow
  Dr Harsh V
 Pant

Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Ravi Joshi
Visiting Fellow
  Mr. Daniel A Porras
Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Krishan Varma
Honorary Visiting Fellow
  Mr. Srinath Sridharan
Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Peter Martin
Visiting Fellow
  Dr. Girish
 Chandrakant
 Gujar

Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Siddharth
 Sivaraman

Visiting Fellow
  Mr. Rajnish Wadehra
Visiting Fellow
         
Mr. Manoj Kumar
Visiting Fellow
  Mr. Mahendra
 Kumawat

Distinguished Visitor
         
Mr. Uma Shankar
 Sharma

General Manager
  Ms. Jayshree
 Sengupta

Senior Fellow
         
Prof. Rakesh Basant
Senior Fellow
  Dr. Rajeswari
 Rajagoplan

Senior Fellow
         
Dr. Satish Misra
Senior Fellow
  Dr. Niranjan Sahoo
Senior Fellow
         
Dr. P K Ghosh
Senior Fellow
  Dr. Rumi Aijaz
Senior Fellow
         
Dr. Geethanjali
 Nataraj

Senior Fellow
  Mr. Thomas Elmar
 Schuppe

Senior Fellow
         
Mr. Jochen
 Mistelbacher

Senior Fellow
  Wg Cdr Vishal Nigam
Senior Fellow
         
Mr. Vikrom Mathur
Senior Fellow
  Dr. Siddharth
 Shanker
 Saxena

Visiting Senior Fellow
         
Brig Deepak Sinha
 (Retd)

Consultant
  Dr. K. Yhome
Fellow
         
Ms. Mahima Kaul
Head, Cyber and
  Media Initiative
  Dr. Joyeeta
 Bhattacharjee

Fellow
         
Dr. Uma
 Purushothaman

Fellow
  Mr. William Poff-
 Webster

Henry Luce Fellow
         
Mr. Rakesh Kumar
 Sinha

Associate Fellow
  Mr. Ashish Gupta
Associate Fellow
         
Mr. Siba Prasada
 Tripathy

Associate Fellow
  Ms. Rebecca Alison
 George

Associate Fellow
         
Mr. Aryaman
 Bhatnagar

Associate Fellow
  Mr. Abhijit Iyer
 Mitra

Programme Coordinator
         
Ms. Nishtha Gautam
Associate Fellow
  Mr. Prashant Kumar
Associate Fellow
         
Mr. Kaustav Dhar
 Chakrabarti

Associate Fellow
  Ms. Sonali Mittra
Associate Fellow
         
Mr. Akhilesh Sati
Program Manager
  Ms. Tanoubi
 Ngangom

Junior Fellow
         
Ms. Kanchi Gupta
Junior Fellow
  Ms. Sarah Hasan
Junior Fellow
 
 
 
    



  

 
Events
 

(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Talk on

"Defending the Global Commons"
by H.E. Mr. Richard Verma, US Ambassador to India.
Friday, 31 July 2015
(2:30 PM To 3:30 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Talk on

"TN bid to de-congest Palk Bay fishing"
by Mr. N. Sathiyamoorthy
Saturday, 1 August 2015
(11:00 AM To 1:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Chennai Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)


Launch of the Strategic Rationale for Deeper U.S. Indian Economic Ties.
Friday, 7 August 2015
(3:00 PM To 5:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference
on

Transnational Threats, Islamist Militancy, and U.S. Foreign Pölicy
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
(11:00 AM To 12:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference
on

"Technology and Climate Change: Exploring Technological Solutions for Climate Action"
Monday, 31 August 2015
(10:00 AM To 5:00 PM)
Venue: ORF-Delhi, Conference Hall

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Conference
on

"CYFY 2015"
14-16 October 2015
(10:00 AM To 6:00 PM)
Venue: New Delhi

 


(BY INVITATION ONLY)

ORF-ZEIT Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius (Hamburg)
on

"5th Asian Forum on Global Governance"
25 October to 3 November 2015
(9:00 AM To 5:00 PM)
Venue: Hyatt Regency, New Delhi

 




  
  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

 
Energy/Coal/Power
 
India's Energy Sector: About to Take-off? (Part II)
21 July 2015
Lydia Powell and Akhilesh Sati,

Last week's column observed that India's energy take-off may be an 'optical illusion' caused by China's slow-down.

 
People's Action Plan on Climate Change for Karnataka
21 July 2015
Shankar Sharma,

A people's action plan on Climate Change for the state was released on recent World Environment Day in Bangalore by the Chief Minister of Karnataka.

 
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International
Eurozone to blame for Greece's problems
21 July 2015
Jayshree Sengupta

Greece's problems were inevitable because the concept of Eurozone is based on flawed solidarity.

 
India's quest for place at the UN high table
20 July 2015
Ashok Malik

The quest for a permanent seat is another challenge altogether. There is little appetite for UN reform in the international system,

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National
How will the Trans-Pacific Partnership affect India?
21 July 2015
Sylvia Mishra

The US-led TPP would face increasing competition as China recently concluded a free trade agreement with Australia (ChAFTA)

 
Modi's foreign policy style is continuity, not change
20 July 2015
Manoj Joshi

Continuity, rather than change, is the true hallmark of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy.

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China
Abe's defence
21 July 2015
C. Raja Mohan

It's not often that one sees leaders take risks in the pursuit of a political conviction.

 
Civil society and internal security in China
20 July 2015
Mahalakshmi Ganapathy

In China, we see a situation emerging in the form of "mass incidents" (a term used by the Chinese State to define civil unrest).

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Iran
Why it is time to invest in Iran
21 July 2015
Manoj Joshi

The opening of Iran will alter the geopolitics of south-western Asia. Even so, India needs to tread with care.

 
Iran nuclear deal: The promise and the peril
20 July 2015
Rajesh Rajagopalan

The American justification that delaying any possible Iranian nuclear weapon programme is itself a benefit might be short-sighted

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