Democracy & Governance
Growing unemployment rates, inadequate demand and low productivity in rural India is currently drawing significant attention particularly in view of the current economic slowdown. Debates on [...]
Science, Technology & Security Affairs
The India-Pakistan enmity is possibly the world’s most intractable and obdurate, with a mutual misreading of history made extremely volatile with the brandishing of nuclear weapons. Despite [...]
International & Transnational Affairs
What started off as peaceful protests turned into intractable political problems in Ecuador. The country was amidst political unrest in the month of October and witnessed indigenous groups, [...]
KEY POINTS Block chain technology brings in transparency, immutability and accountability which can transform the acquisition process into a [...]
Peninsula Discussion Club
IOR Conference - Day 2, 13 July 2019 : Valedictory SessionValedictory Address delivered by Dr TCA Raghavan IFS (Retd), Director General, Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi.
IOR Conferece - Session 5: Transnational Issues, Threats, and Challenges in the IORSession 5 is chaired by Lt Gen S Narasimhan (Retd), DG, Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies, MEA, New Delhi. Three papers were presented - Dr R P Pradhan, BITS-Goa, on 'India and the Blue Economy: Evolving Partnerships'; Dr Arabinda Acharya, NDU, Washington DC, on 'Non-Traditional security threats: Piracy, Maritime Terrorism, Climate Change, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, illegal immigration, and smuggling of arms and drugs'; AVM A Dixit, AD Commander, Southern Air Command, Trivandrum on 'International and Regional Cooperation in disaster management'.
IOR Conference, Session 4- Day 2, 13 July 2019: International Cooperation & Global CommonsSession 4 is chaired by Dr Joshua Thomas, Deputy Director, ICSSR, NERC, Shillong. Three papers were presented - Dr Suba Chandran, NIAS, on 'Cultural Legacies and Competing for zones of influence - India, China, and External Powers'; Rear Adm S Shrikhande (Retd) on 'International Institutions - SLOCs, Choke Points, Freedom of Navigation'; and Rear Adm K Swaminathan, FOST, Southern Naval Command Kochi, on 'India's ability to provide Net Security and balnce Global Public Goods'.
TPF Conference, 13 July 2019: Panel Discussion - 'India's Strategic Approaches'Panel Discussion on 'India's Strategic Approached: Between Aspirations and Contradictions', moderated by Air Marshal M Matheswaran (Retd), President, The Peninsula Foundation, Chennai. Panelists; Amb TCA Raghavan, Prof Kanti Bajpai, Amb Antonio Chuang, Lt Gen S Narasimhan (Retd), Cmde Uday Bhaskar (Retd).
A formal interactive session on Maritime Security was organized in The Peninsula Foundation (TPF), Chennai on September 11, 2019 in collaboration with the United States Consulate, Chennai. The [...]
Board of Trustees
Professor R N Swarup PhD
Former Head and Chair of Dept of Defence and Strategic Studies, University of Madras
Professor. S Chandrasekharan PhD
Professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
AVM Kapil Kak AVSM VM (Retd)
Former DDG at IDSA and CAPS
Lt Gen Kamal Davar PVSM AVSM (Retd)
Dr Mohan Guruswamy
Former MP (Rajya Sabha) and Economic Advisor to FM
Shri Vijay Kumar IPS (Retd)
Former DG, CRPF
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