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Roundtable on National Security

The Tribune National Security Forum, in collaboration with the Indian Council of World Affairs, organised a roundtable on 'National Security: Key Challenges Ahead' on December 2, 2014. The keynote address was delivered by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, a special address by J&K Governor N.N. Vohra, and the concluding address by Lt Gen S.S. Mehta(retd). Here are excerpts from the presentations and subsequent deliberations by eminent speakers, including Satish Chandra, Kanwal Sibal, Sanjeev Tripathi, Amitabh Kant, Dr Subir Gokarn, Dr Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, Prof N. Balakrishnan, Chandrashekhar Dasgupta, and Sheel Kant Sharma.​

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    Former Foreign Secretary Kanwal Sibal (second from left) makes a point at the Roundtable in New Delhi.

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    Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra (centre) chairing the first session of the Tribune-ICWA Roundtable on “National Security: Key Challenges” in New Delhi.

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    (From left) Raj Chengappa, Editor-in-Chief, The Tribune Group of Newspapers; former Deputy National Security Adviser Satish Chandra; Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra; ICWA Director General Rajiv K Bhatia; Justice SS Sodhi, Chairman of the Tribune Trust, and members of The Tribune Trust Naresh Mohan and Lt Gen SS Mehta (retd).

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    (From right) The one-time Media Adviser of former PM Manmohan Singh, Sanjay Baru, diplomat Rakesh Sood and ex-RAW chief Sanjeev Tripathi.

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    Members of The Tribune Trust and delegates listen to the speakers at the Roundtable in New Delhi.

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    Delegates at the Tribune-ICWA Roundtable on “National Security: Key Challenges Ahead”in New Delhi.

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    Former Western Army Commander Lt Gen SS Mehta (retd) (third from left) makes a point in the second session of the Tribune-ICWA Roundtable in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Reports by: KV Prasad, Girja Shankar Kaura, Sanjeev Sharma, Ajay Banerjee, Aditi Tandon, Vibha Sharma
Photographs by: Mukesh Aggarwal, Manas Ranjan Bhui