Visiting Fellows

Visiting Fellows

Aaditya Tiwari

Aaditya Tiwari is currently working as Officer on Special Duty to the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Shri Pema Khandu. He is also a Visiting Fellow with India Foundation. Aaditya had assisted then Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha Shri Swapan Dasgupta in his research. He has previously worked as a Fellow with Teach For India, where he taught in a low income school teaching primary class students for two years.

B Shruti Rao

Shruti Rao is currently a Master of International Business candidate at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. She is also a Frédéric Bastiat Fellow with the Mercatus Centre at George Mason University and a Yenching scholar at Peking University. Shruti’s research interests are Political Economy, Comparative Politics and Diplomacy. She has previously served as the Assistant Editor of the India Foundation Journal and Chintan: India Foundation Blogs. Read Articles

Guru Prakash Paswan

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Hamsa Devineni

Hamsa Devineni is a practicing lawyer in Hyderabad and holds an LLM distinction in Admiralty & Maritime laws from Tulane University, USA. She is a visiting faculty at NALSAR, Hyderabad and NALANDA University, Rajgir and was previously a visiting fellow at the National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi. She is also a politician and has served as the spokesperson of BJP Andhra Pradesh and contested as the BJP Lok Sabha candidate for Ananthapur constituency in the 2019 General Elections.

Jigar Inamdar

Dr. Jigar Champaklal Inamdar is an accomplished academician and a distinguished personality in the field of public administration with a degree in B.Com., followed by L.L.B., M.A. (Political Science), and Ph.D. in Public Administration. Currently serving as the Chairman of the Governing Body at Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, he also contributes as a Member of the Advisory Committee at the Centre for Global Studies, University of Delhi.

With a diverse portfolio, he is the Convener of Samanway Pratishthan, Vadodara, an Advisor to Ward Wizard Foundation and is a Visiting Fellow at India Foundation. His notable former roles include serving as a Senate and Syndicate Member for almost 15 years at The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and as Founder Director and Advisor at the Institute of Leadership & Governance of The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.

He has actively contributed at Government of India as Consultant cum Regional Director of the ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) for 6 years under the Ministry of External Affairs and has served as a Convener at Swami Vivekananda Gujarat State Youth Board under the Ministry of Youth Affairs, Government of Gujarat.

He holds accolades in the political sphere and has eminently exhibited his statesmanship during his tenure as the State General Secretary and State Secretary for the Gujarat State Youth BJP (BJYM). He has also contested for MLA from BJP in 2007 Gujarat Assembly Elections.

He was recently relieved from his two-year term as a member of the governing body of Dyalsingh College, University of Delhi.

Kishen Shastry

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Raghav Pandey

Raghav Pandey is currently working as an assistant professor of Law at Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai and also a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay. He is an alumnus of National Law University, Lucknow, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai and Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. Along with having publications on current affairs, history, Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence, and Criminal Law, he is also a contributor at Firstpost, Moneycontrol, ThePrint&The Hindu.

Satyendra Tripathi

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Siddharth Singh

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Sudarshan Ramabadran

Sudarshan Ramabadran is currently the Deputy Director of India Foundation. He has graduated in Commerce from Chennai ( India) and later studied journalism from the Asian College of Journalism in India. He has previously worked with the New Indian Express ( a leading news daily) in Chennai & the Department of Information & Broadcasting, Government of Gujarat, Gandhi Nagar. He has also served as a co-ordinator for All India Chinmaya Yuva Kendra, Global Youth Wing of Chinmaya Mission ( Renowned Spiritual Organisation). His interests are Security, Strategy & International Relations. Read Articles