Activities

Proliferation of Jihadi Elements put Pakistan’s Future at Stake

Speakers at a lively discussion on the 'Future of Pakistan' expressed concern over the failure of Pakistan government to curb the jihadi tendencies in its military establishment and society. The Round Table discussion, organised by the India Policy Foundation at Jawaharlal Nehru University, had participants objectively and freely analysing the various scenarios emerging in Pakistan. ..

Lecture by Dr. Koenraad Elst on Secularism in India and Recent Developments on September 23, 2019 at School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Lecture by Dr. Koenraad Elst on Secularism in India and Recent Developments on September 23, 2019 at School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi..

Round Table Discussion on Addressing Conflicts of Interest of Public Officials on September 21, 2019 at School of Languages, JNU, New, Delhi

Round Table Discussion on Addressing Conflicts of Interest of Public Officials on September 21, 2019 at School of Languages, JNU, New, Delhi..

Lecture by Rajiv Malhotra on "Crisis of Hindu Civilisation" at Constitution Club, New Delhi

A lecture by Shri Rajiv Malhotra on "Crisis of Hindu Civilisation" organised at Constitution Club, New Delhi on July 29, 2019 by India Policy Foundation..

Seminar on Reclaiming Kashmir, the Sacred Land on July 13, 2019 at Constitution Club, New Delhi

Seminar on Reclaiming Kashmir, the Sacred Land on July 13, 2019 at Constitution Club, New Delhi..

Round Table Discussion on National Education Policy on June 24, 2019 at School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Round Table Discussion on National Education Policy on June 24, 2019 at School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi..

Round Table Discussion on Meaning of Mandate 2019 on May 28, 2019 at School of Sanskrit and Indic Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Round Table Discussion on Meaning of Mandate 2019 on May 28, 2019 at School of Sanskrit and Indic Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi..

Undercurrents in Indian Party System

 April 8, 2019, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, New Delhi  Speaker: Shri Tom Vadakkan, Political ActivistChair: Prof. V.K. Malhotra, Member Secretary, ICSSRGuest of Honour: Smt. Aishwarya Bhati, Senior Advocate,Supreme Court of IndiaDr. Geeta Bhatt - If one looks at the history of any nation, various instance of violence have been recorded and so is the case with our nation, India where the very recent incident, the Pulwama attack shook all the citizens from our complacency ..

Examining the Causes of Rising Infertility in contemporary era

The First Lecture in the series “Examining the Causes of Rising Infertility in the contemporary era” was organised by India Policy Foundation on 19th January 2019 at IPF premises. The invited speakers, Dr Praveen Pathak, Assistant professor, Delhi School of Economics and Dr Sabine Rafiq Kapasi, IVF specialist at Bloom Lilavati Hospital, deliberated on the topics of “Analyzing trends and Social Differentials in Infertility in India: Evidences from NFHS” and “A discourse on fertility” respectively. ..

Levels of Happiness and Factors Affecting Them among the Different Social Groups in Delhi

  January 5, 2019, IPF Seminar Hall, New DelhiSpeaker: Ms. Devolina Sharma, M.A. Economics (Pursuing), Jawaharlal Nehru University  On January 5, 2019 India Policy Foundation organised its second lecture in the series Gross National Happiness in the Era of GDP. Subject: “Levels of Happiness and Factors Affecting Them among the Different Social Groups in Delhi”...

STATE, DEMOCRACY AND CIVIL SOCIETY- SUBJUGATION OF SECULAR VALUES IN BENGAL

The seminar was graced by Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari, retd chief justice of Patna high court and chairperson of Punjab Human Rights Commission and was chaired by Smt Ashwariya Bhati, Additional Advocate General, Government of Uttarar Pradesh. ..

Gross National Happiness in the Era of GDP

Subject: Happiness in Nations: Past, Present and FutureDecember 1, 2018, IPF Seminar Hall, New DelhiChair: Prof. N. N. Sharma, Public Policy Expert Key Speaker: Prof. V. K. Shrotryia, Professor, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of DelhiModerator: Dr. Suman Kumar, Associate Professor, Rajdhani College, University of DelhiThe first chapter of the lecture series ‘Gross National Happiness in the Era of GDP’, which attempts to understand both economic and non-economic ..

ROLE OF THINK TANKS: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE EAST AND THE WEST

An interactive session was organized in India Policy Foundation (IPF) Seminar Hall on 3rd November, 2018 on the topic “Role of Think Tanks: Perspectives from the east and west”...

REVISITING GLOBALIZATION: FROM A BORDERLESS TO A GATED GLOBE

INDIA POLICY FOUNDATION organized a ‘Panel Discussion’ on 24th October, 2018 under the visionary leadership of Honorary Director Professor Rakesh Sinha. Dr. Jamie halsall, Department of Behavioral sciences, University of Huddersfield, UK and Dr. Ashwani Mahajan, National Co-Convener, Swadeshi Jagaran Manch were the Chief Panelists. Apart from them many other distinguished guests also graced the occasion to take part in the discussion...

Changing Discourse of Odisha

The seminar was organised by India Policy Foundation on June 17, 2017. It was the 2nd talk under the series of state politics in India on the topic of ‘Odisha-emerging social, cultural and political discourse’...

Islam in the Context of Indianisation

The event was graced with the presence of chief guests, Mr. Syed Zafar Islam, National Spokesperson for the BJP and Mr. GhulamRasoolDehlvi, a renowned columnist and Islamic thinker...

Emerging Alternative Narrative in West Bengal Politics

The opening remarks were given by Dr. Rajvir Sharma. He berated the current political regime of West Bengal and its appeasement policy...

“Mahila Adhikar: Rudhiwad Ke Virudh Pratikar”

April 29, 2017, Dept. of Lifelong Learning, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur In order to have a broader perspective on the plight of female victims of triple talaq, recently India Policy Foundation (IPF) organized a Seminar, “MahilaAdhikar: RudhiwadiKeVirudhPratikar,” in collaboration with Department of Lifelong Learning, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur and National Muslim Women Welfare Society on 29-04-17 in Jaipur.  In the seminar, IPF was represented by Dr. Geeta Bhatt, Associate ..

National Economic Conclave 17-18 February, 2017

India is growing through its governance and policies and Indian economic and social developments are shaping up on the global variables, we should not leave the cultural and social values in our development agenda, said by RSS Sah Sarkaryavah Dattatreya Hosabole...

‘Bend in the River: Global Trends and Trump Checkmate.’

India Policy Foundation on February 11, 2017 organised a brainstorming session on the subject ‘Bend in the River: Global Trends and Trump Checkmate.’ The brainstorming session was aimed at to discuss the changing world order after the advent of Donald Trump in the US presidency. Speakers were generally of the view that instead of looking at the US for its move, India must strengthen itself...

Democracy, Violence and the State

India Policy Foundation on January 21, 2017 organised a seminar on Democracy, Violence and the State at Constitutional Club, New Delhi where victim of West Bengal communal riots also present on the occasion. Speakers on the occasion were of the view that the problem of West Bengal is not the problem of the Bengalies...

Democracy, Violence and the State

  January 21, 2017, Constitution Club of India, New Delhi Chief Guest: Shri Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Govt. of IndiaSpeakers: Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi, Member of Parliament, Lok SabhaCol. Diptangshu Chaudhary (Retd.), Political ActivistChair: Sh. Ashok Malik, Senior Journalist and Thinker  India Policy Foundation on January 21, 2017 organised a seminar on Democracy, Violence and the State at Constitutional Club, New Delhi where victim of West Bengal ..

The Role of Think-Tanks in India

January 13, 2017, IPF Seminar Hall, New DelhiKeynote Address: Shri Anirudh Deshpande, Akhil Bharatiya Sampark Pramukh, RSS, Prof. S.R. Bhatt, Chairman ICPR, Prof. ADN Bajpai, Vice Chancellor, H.P. University, Shri R.K. Ohri, Chairman Patriots Forum, Shri Vijay Kranti, Senior Consulting Editor, DD News, Shri K.G. Suresh, Director General, IIMC, Dr. Anirban Ganguly, Director, SPMRF, Prof. P.N. Mishra, Professor, DAVV, Prof. N.N. Sharma, BIMTECHChair: Dr. Saradindu Mukherji, PPT Presentation: Dr. Rahul ..

Political, Moral And Constitutional Justification Of Uniform Civil Code

October 25, 2016, IPF Seminar Hall, New DelhiSpeakers: Dr.Hilal Ahmed, Associate Professor, CSDSDr.Alok Sharma, Assistant Professor, University of DelhiMs. Aishwarya Bhati, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court   On recent developments and debates regarding Uniform Civil Code, India Policy Foundation initiated a serious of seminars discussing various aspects inviting experts and thinkers from various society domains. The seminar series of ‘Understanding Uniform Civil Code and Its Resistance&..

Internal Colonisation of Balochistan

October 1, 2016, Constitution Club of India, New DelhiChair: Prof. Avanijesh Awasthi, University of DelhiSpeakers: Sh. Mazdak Dilshad Baloch, Baloch Freedom ActivistSh. Vivek Katju, Former Diplomat & ThinkerMaj. Gen. (Dr.) G.D. Bakshi (Retd.), Defence ExpertDr. Tarek Fatah, Canadian author and activist, Founder, Muslim Canadian CongressOn 1st October 2016, India Policy Foundation (IPF) organised a Seminar titled ‘Baloch Nationality: Internal Colonisation of Balochistan by Pakistan’. ..

Internal Colonisation of Balochistan

October 1, 2016, Constitution Club of India, New DelhiChair: Prof. Avanijesh Awasthi, University of DelhiSpeakers: Sh. Mazdak Dilshad Baloch, Baloch Freedom ActivistSh. Vivek Katju, Former Diplomat & ThinkerMaj. Gen. (Dr.) G.D. Bakshi (Retd.), Defence ExpertDr. Tarek Fatah, Canadian author and activist, Founder, Muslim Canadian Congress  On 1st October 2016, India Policy Foundation (IPF) organised a Seminar titled ‘Baloch Nationality: Internal Colonisation of Balochistan by PakistanR..

PAKISTAN WATCH

  June 13, 2016, Constitution Club, New Delhi Chief Guest: Sh. Dattatreya Hosabale, Sah Sarkaryawah, RSS Guest of Honour: Dr. Manmohan Vaidya, Akhil Bhartiya Prachar Pramukh, RSS Chair: Maj. Gen (Dr.) GD Bakshi, SM, VSM (retd) Speakers: Sh. Vivek Katju, Former Diplomat & Thinker Sh. Ajay Kumar, Senior Executive Editor, News Nation      Describing Pakistan not as a state bust as a state of mind, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sah-Sarkaryawah Dattatreya ..

RELEASE OF PAKISTAN WATCH

Describing Pakistan not as a state bust as a state of mind, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sah-Sarkaryawah Dattatreya Hosabale said that lack of freedom of expression no culture could evolve in Pakistan since it came into existence...

Social Philosophy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

India Policy Foundation (IPF) on May 14, 2016 organised a seminar on Social Philosophy of Dr. B R Ambedkar in which several experts on the subject spoke about it. This programme was organized under the aegis of Centre for Social Justice and Harmony of the IPF. ..

Make In India: Rural Infrastructure and Sustainable Agriculture Initiatives

Make in Indiais a philosophy which lays emphasis on action, innovation, and creativity. They act as fundamental catalysts in the Vision of our country’s inclusive growth. It stands for creating value trust through our action that maintains high moral and ethical standards grounded in honesty, integrity, reliability, forthrightness and professionalism in all transactions and relationships in a challenging and rewarding environment...

IDEOLOGICAL UNTOUCHABILITY IN INDIAN DEMOCRACY

India Policy Foundation organised a seminar on February 13, 2016 on ‘Ideological Untouchability in Indian Democracy’ and release of two book ‘Big Lies’ and ‘Baudhik Samvad Ka Abhipray’ in which it was generally observed by the speakers that like any other social evil untouchability for a particular ideology has been a common practice in India for over a century. This was also an attempt by these people to avoid hard work by discrediting a particular ideological stream. ..

IDEOLOGICAL UNTOUCHABILITY IN INDIAN DEMOCRACY

ndia Policy Foundation organised a seminar on February 13, 2016 on ‘Ideological Untouchability in Indian Democracy’ and release of two book ‘Big Lies’ and ‘Baudhik Samvad Ka Abhipray’ in which it was generally observed by the speakers that like any other social evil untouchability for a particular ideology has been a common practice in India for over a century...

New Constitution of Nepal: Complexities and Inaccuracies

November 4, 2015, IPF Seminar Hall, New Delhi Speakers: Dr. Sundar Mani Dixit, Chairman, People’s Society for Peace and Development, NepalShri Ravit Kumar, Social ActivistChair: Shri K G Suresh, Senior Consulting Editor, Doordarshan News. India Policy Foundation (IPF) on November 4, 2015 organized a seminar on ongoing problem in Nepal against the promulgation of constitution of Nepal ‘New Constitution of Nepal: Complexities and Inaccuracies’ in which sections like Madhes ..

Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia have similar thought on welfare of people

The India Policy Foundation (IPF) has organised a seminar on October 30, 2015 about a ‘Quest for Commonalities -- Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia’ in which similarities have been drawn between both these leaders. Speakers have talked about how even socialist movement did not follow the philosophy of Lohiaji ultimately harming it...

The Idea of Pakistan

  August 8, 2015, Deendayal Research Institute, New DelhiSpeakers: Maj Gen (Dr.) GD Bakshi, Defense ExpertShri Rana Banerji, Special Secretary (Retd.), Cabinet SecretariatSh. Rajiv Dogra, Former Deplomat & Author, Where Borders BleedSh. Sushant Sareen, Defence Expert India Policy Foundation (IPF) on August 8, 2015 organized a seminar on ‘Idea of Pakistan’ at Deendayal Research Foundation. Some eminent speakers and experts on Pakistan outlined the very concept of Idea of Pakistan ..

Uniform Civil Code-Contemporary Debate

India Policy Foundation organized a panel discussion on “Uniform Civil Code – Contemporary Debate” at the IPF seminar hall on July 11, 2015. Prof Rakesh Sinha started the debate introducing the need for a Uniform Civil Code, and mentioned its requirement to be re-introduced in the public domain. ..

Land Acquisition Bill 2015 to Address Public Concern

April 25, 2015, IPF Seminar Hall, New DelhiChair: Shri Virjesh Upadhyay, National General Secretary, Bharatiya Mazdoor SanghSpeakers: Shri Mohini Mohan Mishra, Secretary, Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, Shri Gopal Agarwal, Economic Thinker, Shri N.K. Singh, Senior JournalistIndia Policy foundation organised a panel discussion on ‘Law on Land Acquisition -- Then and Now’ at the IPF seminar hall on April 25, 2015 with eminent speakers expressing their views on the much vexed issue. The debate comes ..

ISIS: An Emerging Threat to the Modern World

April 7, 2015, Constitution Club of India, New Delhi Chair: Shri D.C. Nath, Former Special Director, IB Chief Speaker: Shri Tarek Fatah, Canadian Writer & Broadcaster Speakers: Shri Maroof Raza, Senior Defense Expert, Prof. Girijesh Pant, West Asian Studies, JNU, Dr. Rajiv Nayan, Senior Fellow, IDSA, Dr. Sujata Ashwarya Cheema, West Asian Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia On the occasion of the India Policy Foundation’s seminar on the topic “ISIS: An Emerging Threat to the Modern ..

ISIS: An Emerging Threat to the Modern World

April 7, 2015, Constitution Club of India, New DelhiChair: Shri D.C. Nath, Former Special Director, IBChief Speaker: Shri Tarek Fatah, Canadian Writer & Broadcaster Speakers: Shri Maroof Raza, Senior Defense Expert, Prof. Girijesh Pant, West Asian Studies, JNU, Dr. Rajiv Nayan, Senior Fellow, IDSA, Dr. Sujata Ashwarya Cheema, West Asian Studies, Jamia Millia IslamiaOn the occasion of the India Policy Foundation’s seminar on the topic “ISIS: An Emerging Threat to the Modern World”, ..

New Avatar of Planning Commission: Structure and Process

A day-long seminar on “New Avatar of Planning Commission: Structure and Process” was jointly organized by the India Policy Foundation (IPF) and Forum of Federations (FOF), an international body of federations at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi, on November 15. This seminar was organized to debate the structure and direction of the new body that is slated to take the place of the erstwhile Planning Commission, which has now been abolished by the Government of India...

PARADIGM SHIFT IN INDIAN POLITICS

India Policy Foundation organised an Interactive discussion session on the topic “Paradigm Shift in Indian Politics” on October 14, 2014 at the IPF Seminar Hall...

INTEGRAL HUMANISM — A RESPONSE TO NEO-LIBERALISM

Humanism — a Response to neo-Liberalism at the India International Centre (IIC). The seminar was held to commemorate 98th birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, one of the renowned thinker and a late member of the erstwhile Bharatiya Jan Sangh...

Indo-China Border Dispute and Way Forward

September 13, 2014Chief Guest: Shri G Parthasarathi, Former High Commissioner to Pakistan Research Presentation: Brig. R.P. Singh, (VSM) (Retd)India Policy Foundation organised a debate on Indo-China border Dispute and Way Forward on September 13 in which former diplomat Shri G Parthsarathy spoke in detail about Chinese threat, reality and where does India stand. He outlined the policy paralysis and leadership’s inability to understand the real threat. He even mentioned some historical blunders ..

INDIA IN TRANSITION: A PARADIGM SHIFT

July 19, 2014, Constitution Club New DelhiChair: Dr. Lokesh Chandra, Ex Member, Rajya Sabha & Former Chairman, ICHRSpeakers: Dr. Bajrang Lal Gupta, Eminent Thinker & Economist, Sh. Prabhu Chawla, Editorial Director, The New Indian Express, Shri Shahid Siddiqui, Editor in Chief, Urdu Weekly, Nai Duniya  India Policy Foundation has organised a seminar on 'India in Transition: A Paradigm Shift' on July 19, 2014 Dy. Speaker Hall in the Constitution Club. Two books -- Western Media and ..

North-East India, Economic Development and Look East Policy: Fallacy or Reality?

People of the North East must be integrated and the sense of alienation must be done away from the people of the region. 'People of the region are Indians and must not be treated like aliens' was the sentiment. The entire region needs not only attention of the government but people of the mainland also need to be little more sensitive towards them. ..

YAHEL VILAN VISITS IPF IN QUEST OF ISSUES OF COOPERATION

Political Affairs, Embassy of Israel to India visited India Policy Foundation Hon Director Prof. Rakesh Sinha for meeting on the possibilities of cooperation of IPF and Government of Israel on issues of common interest like Internal Security, Terrorism and Development issues in economy...

TOWARDS IMPROVING INDO-BANGLADESH RELATIONS

June 28, 2014, IPF Seminar HallIndia Policy Foundation organized a panel discussion on India-Bangladesh Relations on June 28, 2014 at IPF seminar hall, New Delhi.Prof. Jayanta Ray, formerly Chairman, Maulana Azad Institute for Asian Studies, Kolkata an expert on Indian foreign policy and including Indo-Bangladesh Relations. He spoke on the systematic ethno-religious cleansing of the Hindus and Buddhists in Bangladesh since 1947 (when it was East Pakistan). That is the main cause of their flight to ..

Potentials and hurdles in India-Nepal Relations

As close neighbors, India and Nepal share a unique relationship of friendship and cooperation characterized by open borders and deep-rooted people–to–people contacts of kinship and culture. There has been a long tradition of free movement of people across the borders...

Emerging Political Culture and 2014 Lok Sabha Elections

Political discourse marked a significant change during the Lok Sabha elections 2014. It was a political battle not between political parties but also between two ideas, two national philosophies and two legacies of the Indian politics since independence. This was the theme discussed in the seminar before the general elections 2014...

THINK TANKS IN INDIA: PUBLIC POLICY AND CHALLENGES

February 7, 2014, IMS, IndoreThe research panel discussion, ‘Think Tanks in India: Public Policy and Challenges’ jointly organised by Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Indore; India Policy Foundation (IPF) and India Centre for Public Poli..

V D SAVARKAR’s TREATISE ‘HINDUTVA’ AND GANDHI AND CULTURAL NATIONALISM

Both Savarkar and Gandhi were formative forces behind the idea of Hindutva and have huge original contribution. They share some similarities with each other while having important differences. Two experts, Dr. D. D Pattanaik and Prof. Sheila Rai graced the occasion with their informative and analytical speeches...

PERSECUTION OF MINORITIES IN BANGLADESH

A MONOGRAPH “HINDUS BETRAYED: RELIGIOUS CLEANSING IN BANGLADESH” WAS ALSO RELEASED ON THE OCCASIONNovember 29, 2013, India International Centre, New DelhiChair: Shri RNP Singh, Noted Thinker and AuthorKeynote Speaker: Prof. Jayant Kumar Ray, Ex. Director & Fellow, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institution, Kolkata Released by: Shri K. P. S. Gill, Ex DGP Punjab and Assam, Prof. Kapil Kapoor, Noted Thinker, Pro Vice Chancellor, JNU  Majority-minority discourse is central to India ..

CRISIS OF ETHICS, ACCOUNTABILITY AND GOVERNANCE: GENESIS, GROWTH & SOLUTION

CRISIS OF ETHICS, ACCOUNTABILITY AND GOVERNANCE: GENESIS, GROWTH & SOLUTION..

IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON ELECTORAL POLITICS

Dr. Subramanian Swamy, while sharing his close relationship with social media, said that social media has greatly helped him in exposing various corruption scandals. Social Media is silently but steadily changing the shape of media mechanism in its fundamentals. ..

THINK TANKS IN INDIA: PUBLIC POLICY AND CHALLENGES

September 28, 2013, Swasti Premium, BhubaneshwarIndia Policy Foundation and Birla Institute of Management and Technology jointly organized a brainstorming session on the role of different Think Tanks working in India. The principal objective of Think Tanks is to keep the policy makers updated and to recommend reform measures in order to make policies functional and goal-oriented. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. D N Padhi said, in India, policy making starts after elections and the clue of different ..

SYRIAN CRISIS: AN IPF INTERVENTION

September 7, 2013, Venue: India International Centre Chief Guest: H.E. Riad Kamel Abbas, Syrian Ambassador to IndiaSpeakers: Dr. Ashwini Mohapatra, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityDr. Wael Awwad, Noted Syrian Journalist   Syrian Ambassador to India H.E. Riad Kamel Abbas outrightly denied that the Syrian government is behind chemical attack in the country. He, however, did not reject the idea of having chemical weapons. He said that chemical weapons can be a deterrent to a nuclear-po..

IIT-IPF JOINT GROUP DISCUSSES ELECTORAL REFORMS

September 4, 2013, IPF Seminar HallThe importance of electoral reform in India can hardly be exaggerated. It is all the more important for India, world’s biggest democracy that uses election as the sole exercise of participation in the democratic procedure. But the present chaos, underlying totalitarianism and corruption existing in every political party undermine the process of democratic choice to a large extent. Cheap, popular politics with very sensitive issues often seriously compromises ..

CONCERN OVER LOOMING CHINESE THREAT ON INDIA: SEMINAR AND RELEASE OF INTERVENTION PAPER “CHEEN KI CHUNAUTI”

News of Chinese incursion in Indian Territory is not new to us but the unprecedented violation of territorial boundary in Ladakh in recent times caused tension for both defense and diplomatic apparatus of the nation. In context of these recent developments, IPF monograph on China looks apt and timely. The monograph delves deep into various issues related to Indo-Sino relationship...

DR HEDGEWAR AND INDIAN NATIONALISM

June 21, 2014, Deendayal Research Institute, New DelhiChair: Prof. Kapil Kapoor, Ex Pro-Vice Chancellor, JNUChief Guest Address: Dr. Krishna Gopal Ji, Joint General Secretary, RSS Theme Speech: Prof. Rakesh Sinha, Hon. Director, IPFIndia Policy Foundation organised a seminar on ‘Dr Hedgewar and Indian Nationalism’ at Deen Dayal Research Institute on the occasion of the 75th death anniversary of Dr Keshav Hedgewar, one of the founders of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Dr Krishna Gopal, joint ..

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA, INDIAN TRADITION AND INDIAN LEFT

Despite some external commonalities between Vivekananda and Marxist leftists, there are fundamental differences to them. While Swamiji's life and idea are based on the principle of Atman, the doctrine of potential divinity of the soul, taught in Vedanta, Marxist’s ideology is built on the pillar of dialectic materialism which denies any pervading conscious entity intrinsic to the universe. ..

DISCUSSION ON CORPORATE SCAMS

March 2, 2013, Constitution Club, New DelhiSpeaker: Prof. J P Sharma, Dean & Head Commerce Dept., Delhi School of EconomicsGuest of Honour: Shri Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Senior Journalist & EducatorIntervention: Shri Alam Srinivas, Senior Business JournalistSession Chair: Dr Rahul Singh, Associate Professor, Birla Institute A seminar on corporate scam was very timely to organize specially in the wake of never-seen-before proportion of corporate scams. The nexus between politicians and big corporate ..

IDEOLOGY, VALUES AND GOVERNANCE

February 23, 2013, Constitution Club, New Delhi Main Speaker: Sh. K J Alphons, Former Bureaucrat and Socio-Political ActivistChief Guest: Prof. Kapil Kapoor, Chairperson of IPFGuest of Honour: Sh Ashutosh, Managing Editor, IBN7Chair: Prof. Rekha Saxena, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi  One can memorize a library of books on ideology but that does not make a man sincere to any of them. But if someone takes one single idea, makes that his or her life and is ready ..

PREDICAMENT OF MINORITIES IN PAKISTAN: RELEASE OF INTERVENTION PAPER AND SEMINAR

BJP PRESIDENT SHRI RAJNATH SINGH ADDRESSED A GREAT GATHERING CONSISTING OF BUREAUCRATS, JOURNALISTS, STUDENTS, AT IIC, NEW DELHI, HIGHLIGHTING THE PLIGHT OF MINORITIES IN PAKISTAN.Feb 2, 2013, India International Centre, New DelhiReleased by: Chief Guest Shri Rajnath Singh, National President Bharatiya Janata Party Keynote Address: Ms. Anne Isabelle Tollet, Senior French JournalistGuest of Honour: Syed Faisal Ali, Group Head, Rojnama Rashtriya Sahara  The horrific stories of discrimination ..

PREDICAMENT OF MINORITIES IN PAKISTAN

BJP PRESIDENT SHRI RAJNATH SINGH ADDRESSED A GREAT GATHERING CONSISTING OF BUREAUCRATS, JOURNALISTS, STUDENTS, AT IIC, NEW DELHI, HIGHLIGHTING THE PLIGHT OF MINORITIES IN PAKISTAN. Feb 2, 2013, India International Centre, New Delhi Released by: Chief Guest Shri Rajnath Singh, National President Bharatiya Janata Party Keynote Address: Ms. Anne Isabelle Tollet, Senior French Journalist Guest of Honour: Syed Faisal Ali, Group Head, Rojnama Rashtriya Sahara      The horrific ..

CHINESE NAVY IN INDIAN OCEAN AND STRATEGIC IMPLICATIONS FOR INDIA

A discussion was organised on realizing the potential threat of a ‘Rising China’ in Indian Ocean region which is strategically crucial to India, IPF organized a brainstorming session in the presence of top retired officers from Indian army, intelligence agencies and experts. It also included a well researched power point presentation on “Chinese Navy in Indian Ocean and Strategic Implications for India”...

JUDICIARY, GENDER AND UNIFORM CIVIL CODE

  December 15, 2012, Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi Main Speaker: Shri Arif Mohammad Khan, Former Union Minister & Thinker Chair: Prof. Kapil Kapoor, Noted Thinker and Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, JNU Guest of Honour: Dr. Bajrang Lal Gupta, Eminent Thinker   Muslim Personal Law Board has twisted and maneuvered Quran and Sharia laws to make it suitable for its selfish motives of banishing Muslim women from their legitimate rights. The theory of religious non-permissibility ..

RELEASE OF INTERVENTION PAPER "JUDICIARY, GENDER AND UNIFORM CIVIL CODE"

Muslim Personal Law Board has twisted and maneuvered Quran and Sharia laws to make it suitable for its selfish motives of banishing Muslim women from their legitimate rights...

RELEASE OF ASSAM: BENDING OVER THE BACKWARDS: TRESPASSING CAUSES DEMOGRAPHIC DAMAGE

RELEASE OF ASSAM: BENDING OVER THE BACKWARDS: TRESPASSING CAUSES DEMOGRAPHIC DAMAGE..

ASSAM: BENDING OVER THE BACKWARDS: TRESPASSING CAUSES DEMOGRAPHIC DAMAGE

  November 10, 2012, IIC, New DelhiReleased by: Shri Prakash Singh, Former DGP Uttar Pradesh and AssamGuest of Honour: Prof. Kapil Kapoor, Noted Thinker, Former Pro-vice chancellor, JNUThe intervention paper “Assam: Bending Over Backwards (Trespassing Causes Demographic Damage)” compiled and edited by IPF research team deals with the threat of planned change in demography of Assam. Persisting tension between locals and outsiders which broke out in form of riots between Bodos ..

INDIAN EDUCATION AND MISSING EGALITARIANISM

One of the major inspirations of national freedom movement in India was to defy the colonial attempt of systematic uprooting of Indian education system. Rejecting the British institutions, national schools were established in every nook and cranny of the country on the supervision of visionary thinkers and these schools in turn played very significant role in carrying forward the freedom movement. ..