Book Discussions
Discussion on Vivekananda International Foundation ‘History of Ancient India’ Series

In 2013, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) published the first five volumes of its multi-volume History of Ancient India Series. Three of the remaining six volumes are to come out shortly and the last three are scheduled to b...

Book Discussion, ‘Sharpening the Arsenal: India’s Evolving Nuclear Deterrence Policy’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) arranged a panel discussion on 08 Jan 2018 over a recently published book ‘Sharpening the Arsenal: India’s Evolving Nuclear Doctrine’ (HarperCollins, 2017), authored by eminent defence expert,...

Book Discussion: “Securing India, the Modi Way”, authored by Nitin Gokhale, 24 Nov 2017

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a round table discussion on 24 Nov 2017, to discuss the book, ‘Securing India, the Modi Way’, authored by Nitin Gokhale, senior journalist and a member of the VIF’s faculty. The book...

Book Release: “Black Money and Tax Havens”, authored by Professor R Vaidyanathan

On 3 November 2017, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, hosted the launch of Professor R Vaidyanathan’s latest book titled ‘Black Money and Tax Havens’. Professor R Vaidyanathan is Dean of Centre for Economic Studies...

Book Discussion by Bertil Falk, a Swedish author, on his book ‘Feroze: The Forgotten Gandhi’

A round table talk with Bertil Falk was organised by the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), on Oct 6, 2017, on his book ‘Feroze: The Forgotten Gandhi’. The author Bertil Folk is a Swedish author whose book was released last year. Th...

A Discussion on the book ‘From Chanakya to Modi: The Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 02 Aug 2017 organised a discussion on a recently published book on India’s foreign policy, ‘From Chanakya to Modi: The Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy’, authored by Dr. Aparna Pandey,...

Release of ‘VIF Perspective: Issues & Trends, 2017’

Hon’ble Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Railways, Government of India, released the publication ‘VIF Perspective - Issues & Trends, 2017 : Securing India’, at a public event organised by the Vivekananda International Foundation on 27 Jul ...

Interaction with Tilak Devasher on his book “Pakistan: Courting the Abyss”

Mr. Tilak Devasher, former civil servant, author and columnist, shared key findings of his outstanding research, titled ‘Pakistan: Courting the Abyss’ in a panel discussion, held at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 27 Januar...

Launch of Book, ‘Snowflakes of Time’

Amb Kanwal Sibal, former foreign Secretary and one of India’s best-known diplomats, launched his collection of poems ‘Snowflakes of Time: Memories and Musings’ at a public event organised by the VIF. The collection, besides revealing a tho...

Book Release: A Chinese Translation of Surdas’ Sursagar

A Chinese translation of Sursagar (the ocean of poems, originally composed by Surdas, a late 15th century blind saint, poet and musician) was released by Mr. Tarun Vijay, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, at the Vivekananda Internat...

‘Nehru: A Troubled Legacy’: Book Release

A book, Nehru: A Troubled Legacy, authored by Shri R.N.P. Singh, Senior Fellow, VIF, was formally released by Hon’ble Shri Vijai Kapoor, former Lieutenant Governor Delhi, at a simple ceremony held in the auditorium of Vivekananda International...

Discussion on Book by Shri AS Dulat

A discussion on the recently released book ‘KASHMIR-THE VAJPAYEE YEARS’, authored by Shri A S Dulat, former Chief of Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), India’s external intelligence agency, was organized at the VIF on July, 22, 20...

VIF Book launch: “Decoding India’s Defence procurement: An Analysis of Defence Procurement Procedure 2013”

On 12 September 2014, General Shankar Roychowdhury, PVSM, ADC (Retd), former Chief of the Army Staff and Member of Parliament released the book ‘Decoding India’s Defence procurement: An Analysis of Defence Procurement Procedure 2013’ edite...

Discussion on Christine Fair’s Book

American scholar and academic Dr C Christine Fair presented her latest book “Fighting to the end: The Pakistan Army’s Way of War” before a distinguished gathering of scholars, soldiers and diplomats at the Vivekananda International Foundat...

Book on Bangladeshi Migrants Released at VIF

‘Bangladesh Migrants - A Threat to India’ authored by P K Mishra, Senior Fellow of the Vivekananda International Foundation, was released at the VIF on 13 May 2014, by Shri Prakash Singh, IPS (Retd) and former Director General, BSF and a mem...

Release of ‘India’s National Security Crisis: Reinventing the Republic’

‘India’s National Security Crisis: Reinventing the Republic’ written by Maj Gen (Dr) GD Bakshi SM, VSM (Retd) was released at the Vivekananda International Foundation on 21 April 2014. The function was presided over by Mr. Prakash Singh, f...

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