Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar
He is a columnist, editor, and contributor of numerous research-articles on nuclear and international security issues to reputed journals in India and abroad. He is also a life member of the United Services Institute(USI).
Early life and background
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Uday Bhaskar married Ira Bhaskar, a professor of Cinema studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi and author of Islamicate Cultures of Bombay Cinema. He has two children, a daughter and a son. His daughter is Swara Bhaskar, a bollywood film actress.
He served in Indian Navy till 2007 for 37 years. He was associated with Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses(IDSA) from 1990, served as Deputy director from 1996 to 2004, and as an Officiating director of IDSA from 2004 to 2005. Later, was appointed as secretary to the Government of India's task force on Global Strategic Developments. He retired in 2007.
He worked as an editor of Maritime affairs and Strategic analysis - currently, serving on the editorial board of Contemporary Security Policy. He edited books on nuclear, maritime, and international security related issues; and contributed over sixty research-articles to reputed journals, both in India and abroad—US Naval Institute Proceedings, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, and the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists - and in books published by the US Naval War College and Royal Navy Defence studies.
Currently, he is a life member of United Services Institute(UIS), a member of advisory panel of the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, chairman of the Middle East Institute in New Delhi, director of National Maritime Foundation, and a frequent(guest) lecturer at the Indian National Defence college, including other military colleges.
This strategic analyst regularly writes columns for some of the country's leading English publications such as The Indian Express, Reuters, Dainik Jagran, The Economic Times, and several alike.
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- United Nations: Multilateralism and International security.
- Emerging India: Security and Foreign policy perspectives.
- Manmohan Singh's Seoul Visit- Strategic Implications.
- ZARDARI VISIT TO AJMER: SIGNIFICANCE OF DELHI DETOUR.
- London Attacks: Abiding Pattern of Global Terrorism.
- Pak Support to Terrorism: Yasin Malik Revelation.
- Bangladesh Blasts: Wake up call.
- Resolution of North Korean Imbroglio.
- Vote at IAEA Not Anti-Iranian But Pro-India.
- Dhaka SAARC Summit: Political Compulsions Blunt Economic Progress.
- 34th Anniversary of Bangladesh Liberation - Cause for Concern.
- Intel Inside: Securing IT Cities.
- China's GDP & Asian strategic matrix.
- Maldives Crisis Tests India's Regional Profile.
- India in 2012: Strategic and Security Challenges Beckon
- Pre-Halloween Terror Attacks in Kabul: Ominous for Obama.
- China's Recall Of 1911: Implications for India.
- Southern Asia's nuclear myths revisited post bin Laden.
- First India-China Nuclear Dialogue : Huge Misperceptions.
- Direct action day the core of PAK malignancy.
- How the U.S. could have saved 225,000 lives and $4 trillion.
- Non-use of nuclear weapons.
- PM’s Africa visit: Need for sincere review.
- "C.Uday Bhaskar - Designation: Senior Fellow". maritimeindia.org. Retrieved April 19, 2012. "Commodore (retd) C Uday Bhaskar, former Director IDSA, New Delhi retired from the Indian Navy in early 2007 after 37 years service."
- "Cmdr. Uday Bhaskar - Former Deputy Director, IDSA". ipcs.org. Retrieved April 19, 2012. "He is one of India's leading experts on strategic affairs. He regulalry writes columns for some of the country's leading english publications such as The Indian Express."
- "C. Uday Bhaskar - New Delhi, India". fairobserver.com. Retrieved April 19, 2012. "Commodore C Uday Bhaskar, is currently Senior Fellow at the National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi, where he served as Director from 2009 - 2011."
- "Brussels Forum - Speaker's Biographies 2011 - C. Uday Bhaskar, Director, National Maritime Foundation, India". brussels.gmfus.org. Retrieved April 19, 2012. "Commodore C. Uday Bhaskar is currently the director of the National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi. He retired from the Indian Navy in 2007 after 37 years of service. He is concurrently a contributing editor to South Asia Monitor and a Reuters columnist."
- "C Uday Bhaskar". idsa.in. Retrieved April 18, 2012. "Commodore C. Uday Bhaskar is former officiating Director of Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi."
- Sisodia, N.S; Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar (2005). Emerging India: Security and Foreign Policy Perspectives. Bibliophile South Asia. p. 379. ISBN 978-81-86019-51-1.
- "C. Uday Bhaskar- The Indian Express Group". indianexpress.com. Retrieved April 19, 2012. "IE - Columnist - Cudaybhaskar"
- C., Uday Bhaskar (2005). United Nations: Multilateralism and International Security Asian strategic review. Shipra Publications. ISBN 978-81-7541-224-8.
- "Expert's View". maritimeindia.org. Retrieved April 19, 2012. "ZARDARI VISIT TO AJMER: SIGNIFICANCE OF DELHI DETOUR - Manmohan Singh's Seoul Visit- Strategic Implications"
- MF Husain: Charismatic and controversial colossus
- 'India's relevance has increased significantly in the US perception'
- Maritime Security and the Aircraft Carrier - Cmde. C. Uday Bhaskar, Deputy Director, IDSA
- India in 2012: Strategic and security challenges beckon
- Indian Special Forces - Capabilities and Shortcomings - Does India have the ability to launch operations similar to Operation Neptune’s Spear? What are the requirements for undertaking such missions?
- Analysing security failure of India-C Uday Bhaskar-3 -- on YouTube
- Home> International India Tests Nuke-Capable Missile Able to Hit China
- LEADER ARTICLE: Don't Muddy The Waters
- The over 370-page tome “Anjolie Ela Menon: Through the Patina,” by noted art critic Isana Murty, the pen name for defence analyst C. Uday Bhaskar