About Us

KIIPS, based in Bhubaneswar,Odisha, is a premiere think-tank that intends to provide a platform to academics, researchers, scholars and experts from across the country and abroad to study and examine various issues and challenges concerning security, connectivity, diplomacy, development and foreign policy in Indo-Pacific.

Recent Postings

India’s Nuclear Doctrine: Needs Revisiting

When India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh recently hinted that India could opt…

Will Japan Forever be a Non-nuclear Weapon State?

One would not be surprised if Japan in-not-so-distant future changes its age-old…

Flip-flopped US Approach to Kashmir Issue

What India would expect from a strategic partner like the United States…

Australia: Next Nuclear Weapon Power in Indo-Pacific?

in the backdrop of China’s appearance as a very authoritative naval power…

Trump’s Unilateral Policies under Challenge

Donald Trump is not the United States, and his administration cannot last…

Interview with Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji

China’s economic influence in Pakistan pre-dates the CPEC and is essentially centred…

Russia in the Post-Pandemic World

The US may not withdraw to be completely irrelevant from the Asian…


India’s defense market presents lucrative opportunities for American defense manufacturers, which will…

India in Post Covid World Order

Due to suspected suppression of facts regarding the COVID19 outbreak, China has…

Revisiting North Korea’s Succession Debate in the light of Kim Jong Un’s Reappearance

For North Korea, a change in leadership would likely generate immediate questions…

The China Factor in India-Bhutan Relations

Given Bhutan’s strategic importance, India cannot ignore the tiny buffer state and…

Aarogya Setu App- Public Health and Privacy in time of Covid-19

Several people have raised concerns over the overarching powers of government-employed during…

The Perils of the Pandemic: Challenging Times for Migrants

The return of normalcy to the migrant issue should be a priority!

China’s Pandemic Response: A SARS-Covid-19 Comparison

Therefore, Huang argued in 2004 that absent of a fundamental change in…

Emerging threats of Maritime Piracy in South East Asia

The governments of Southeast Asian nations are not only struggling to deal…

Beyond COVID-19 Pandemic: Role and Future of the World’s Religions

The danger level of the COVID-19 virus has today put much of…

Recent Events




KIIPS Webinar "Japan’s Emerging Role in Indo-Pacific: Space & Scope of India- Japan Collaborations"

KIIPS invites all to an interactive session on Japan’s Emerging Role in Indo-Pacific: Space & Scope of India-Japan Collaborations Panelists- Amb. Raj Kumar Srivastava Deputy Chief, Embassy of India, Tokyo, Japan Prof. Chintamani Mahapatra Founder…

  • 18:00 - 19:30
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KIIPS Webinar "The Shape of Things to Come:Future Scenarios in the Indo-Pacific"

Kalinga Institute of Indo-Pacific Studies invites all to an international webinar on “The Shape of Things to Come: Future Scenarios in the Indo-Pacific” Chair: Prof. Chintamani Mahapatra  Founder and Chairman (Hon.) KIIPS & Rector, JNU…

  • 18:00 - 19:30
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Upcoming Events




KIIPS Webinar- "China’s Cartographic Aggression in it’s Neighbourhood: American Responses"

Kalinga Institue of Indo-Pacific Studies invites you to an online discussion on “China’s Cartographic Aggression in its Neighbourhood: American Responses”

  • 18:00 - 19:30
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