Interns’ Profile

Ravindra Vikram Singh

Ravindra Vikram Singh is enthusiastic about issues and governance in South and South-East Asia. Previously, he was involved with grassroots level social work projects with Indian Centre for Development and Rights and volunteer campaign, Indian Youth Leadership Forum, apart from a couple of corporate stints. He holds a degree in Management, Law and Economics.  Whenever time allows he loves to backpack in India to explore the diversity of sub-cultures, enjoy food and interact with people on local issues and writes poetry on socio-political issues.


Niharika Saikia

Niharika Saikia is currently working as Intern in Centre for Vietnam Studies from Institute of Social Science. She has completed her masters from Jawaharlal Nehru University in International Relation with specification with Politics in 2017.She completed her graduation from Cotton College, Guwahati in 2015. She worked as a lecturer in RD Junior College, Assam. Her area of interest lies in the holistic and multi-dimensional understanding of India’s Foreign Policy, issues of identity, sub regional nationalism in the North East India, Feminism and International Relation and area studies.


Laishram Ashok Singh

Laishram Ashok Singh completed Master of Philosophy from the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi. He wrote an M.Phil dissertation with the title “Political Ideas of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar”. He completed post-graduation in political science from Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. He also cleared UGC-NET in Political Science in the year 2015. His areas of research interest broadly include Indian Political Thought, Political Theory, Contemporary Indian Politics, International Relations and etc.


Abhishek Mohanty

Abhishek Mohanty is currently pursuing Masters in Politics: International and Area Studies from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He completed his graduation with honours in International Relations from Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi in the year 2017. He is a budding research scholar and has a lucid background in the discipline of International Relations and Area Studies. His areas of research interests includes critical analysis of foreign policies and global issues of Indo-Pacific and Post-Soviet countries, international and regional institutions, world political history, religion in global politics and international election observation. He is also a student member of Kalinga Lanka Foundation.