Vignesh Karthik KR

Political Analyst, Legislative Assistant, Entrepreneur

Vignesh Karthik KR is a Political Analyst and dwells around political processes and policies in India. Currently, he is a Legislative Assistant to Shri. Gaurav Gogoi and a Research Fellow at the Office of Gaurav Gogoi, Delhi Chapter. <br> He is a MY Parliament Fellow (Model Youth Parliament), a policy awareness initiative that encourages active citizenship and service to the nation. <br> Vignesh is also an Associate at the Youth Forum on Foreign Policy, an initiative that seeks to develop an informed and substantive dialogue on foreign policy issues among India’s youth. <br> He is a Volunteer at Farm2Food Foundation and Ladli Foundation Trust. <br> His previous workplaces include the National Commission for Scheduled Castes commissioned under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, and Goldman Sachs Inc. <br> Vignesh has a Masters degree in Contemporary India Studies with a specialization in Identity Politics from King’s College, London (KCL) and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with a specialization in Finance from Loyola College, Chennai.
South China Sea: A Riddle, Wrapped In A Mystery, Inside An

South China Sea: A Riddle, Wrapped In A Mystery, Inside An Enigma

As the decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, upholding the Philippines' claim for the disputed waters of the South China Sea came as a sudden blow to what can be best described as China's meteoric rise to power, Churchill's famous description of Russia (“It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma”) at the beginning of World War II, still holds ground. Only this time, the subject is China and the dispute, in the South China Sea.
17/08/2016 6:18 PM IST
The Government Can Handle Drought A Lot Better. Here's

The Government Can Handle Drought A Lot Better. Here's How

The Central government has released considerable funds towards relief activities, but does the issue get solved there? Certainly not! A disaster like drought is bound to re-emerge if the situation is not handled appropriately. What is crucial is a structured multi-pronged approach towards preventing drought situations before the onset of the short-lived solace of the upcoming monsoon, which till date has been a reason for the loss of vigour in the disaster assuagement process.
29/04/2016 8:13 AM IST