Author Archives

The Viyug

The Viyug endeavors to become a premium source of journalism and research in the field of Defense, Geo-Politics, Strategic Issues, Cyber and Issues of Global Significance. We publish elite analysis on various policy and security issues.

COVID-19 in a Nutshell: Microbiological Point of View

By Sauro Dasgupta Abstract Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) is a highly transmittable and pathogenic viral infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which emerged in Wuhan, China, and spread around the world. Genomic analysis revealed that SARS-CoV-2 is phylogenetically related to severe acute respiratory syndrome-like […]

COVID-19 Vaccination: Light at the End of the Tunnel

By Sauro Dasgupta COVID-19 vaccination presents an opportunity Given that many people unknowingly live with slow-onset non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and cancers, and the vaccination program prioritizes those with co-morbidities, the strategy can be dovetailed into a screening program for such NCDs (Non-Communicable Diseases). Today, India faces […]

How far does the East Act policy reach?

By Carlos Cruz Infante In 2019 Latin American countries experienced the most profound social crisis since the reestablishment of the region’s democracies in the ’90s. Dictatorships prevailed in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba. In Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico -the three biggest economies of the region- populist leaders conquered the […]

The Great Indian Traveller

By S.R. Phadke Key Highlights Total distance of 28000 kilometers Mostly covered by foot 24 years spent in travel between 1500 to 1524 AD Five major travels called as the ‘Udasis’ He is non other than the great GURU- GURU NANAK SAHIB. In our School history books we […]

Recognition of Israel: Historical Track

By Subhash Bhambhu ‘What essential counts for being a country?’ is a confusing question. We are aware of the essentials of a country- Territory, Population, Government, and Sovereignty. Throughout history, countries having essentials (Territory, Population, Government, and Sovereignty) have ended up in the mere quasi-state. But some countries […]