Comments and Briefs

Best Practices in Financial Management: Integrated Financial Advisor for Defence

The institution of Financial Advisor in any organization is a salient pillar of good governance and accountability. In a government organization, Integrated Finance serves as the sine qua non for most efficacious utilization of available funds. The Ministry of Defence in particular, with its prodigious and multifarious expenditure, stands to gain enormously if its resources are harnessed in the most productive manner possible.


Changing Pattern of the China-India-US Triangle

India and America enjoy amity in their bilateral relationship, but both share adversarial relations with China. What has cemented their global strategic partnership is the threat that both countries perceive from China. This pattern appears set to continue into the medium term.

February 19, 2021

WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy

WhatsApp’s updated terms of service and privacy policy raise important questions on data privacy and data security.

February 19, 2021

Kyrgyzstan’s Political Turmoil

Sadyr Japarov was sworn in as the President of the Kyrgyz Republic on January 28, 2021, after months of political upheaval.

February 16, 2021

India’s Environment Impact Assessment Draft 2020: Issues and Challenges

As and when the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) 2020 is finalised, it is expected to incorporate the perspectives of multiple stakeholders in a balanced manner.

February 08, 2021

India, Russia and the Indo-Pacific: A Search for Congruence

India’s vision of the Indo-Pacific not only accommodates Russia’s clamour for ASEAN centrality but also complements its Greater Eurasia construct.

February 03, 2021

Re-thinking Gulf Security

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) remains an inadequate and ineffective instrument to pursue regional security.

February 01, 2021

India’s ‘Vaccine Maitri’ Initiative

The rapidity and selflessness with which India rolled out millions of doses of vaccines as aid despite the massive requirements of its own vaccination drive, is being particularly appreciated by world leaders and observers.

January 29, 2021


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Webinar on “30 Years Later: Indian Peace Keeping Force 1987-90”

Chair: Amb. Sujan R. Chinoy, Director General, MP-IDSA
May 27, 2020

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