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Tag: International Relations

Consular access

Context: Indian Ambassador received consular access to the eight Indian prisoners who are held in Qatar. What is Consular access?

India-Myanmar Border Issues

Context: As conflict intensifies between armed resistance groups and the Myanmar military in the Chin, Shan and Sagaing provinces, India reminded Myanmar to return to the path of federal democracy. Implications of Myanmar’s Military Coup Characteristics of India – Myanmar Border  Lack of clear […]

India re-elected to International Maritime Organisation Council

Context: India was re-elected to International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council with highest number of votes. This will allow India to be a member of IMO Council which is the executive body responsible for international shipping. The term of the IMO Council will be for […]

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Context: According to a recent study by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and UN Women – In 2022, a staggering 88,900 women and girls were intentionally killed globally due to gender-related factors, marking the highest number of such fatalities in […]

INDIA’s case for APEC

Context: The 2023 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit was held in San Francisco, the US hosted APEC after a gap of 12 years Thus in this scenario it is important to understand the candidature of India for APEC i.e. the credentials, benefits and […]

India-Japan engagement in South East Asian region

Context: Philippines is redirecting its attention to Japan and India as alternative sources of development and security due to the geopolitical and sustainability concerns that have emerged due to Chinese led infrastructure projects.  Importance of South China Sea Cooperation between Philippines and Japan Cooperation […]

BDS Movement

Context: Indian poet and curator Ranjit Hoskote resigned after being accused of sympathetic to the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement. About BDS Movement: Key demands under the movement are:

Refugee influx from Myanmar into Mizoram

Context: Around 2,000 refugees from Myanmar have crossed into Mizoram, following an intense battle between Chin Defence forces and Myanmar Army close to India-Myanmar border. Location of Refugees influx in Myanmar About Tiau River


Context: The first-ever INDUS-X investors’ meet was organized by the Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) under India’s Ministry of Defence and the US Department of Defence. This event, also marked the launch of the INDUS-X Educational Series (Gurukul). The purpose of the meeting is […]

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

Context: The 2023 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting scheduled in San Francisco amid the prolonged tensions in US – China relations. About APEC Note: India is not a member state of APEC.

Arctic Council

Context: The Arctic is experiencing warming at a rate that is four times faster than the global average. This rapid warming has led to an unprecedented loss of sea ice and the thawing of permafrost.  More information from the news:  About Arctic Council:  Origins:  […]

National Security Strategy

Context: After years of deliberations in the military and strategic community, India is moving towards formalisation of national Security strategy. Defining National Security strategy Global Scenario: Need for India: What it should include and how it should be framed: The National Security Strategy should further […]

Geopolitics of Solomon Island

Context: Recently, a Chinese Community Party delegation visited the Solomon Islands. China has been aggressively courting the Pacific islands to have greater geopolitical leverage in the Pacific. About Solomon Islands Recent Geopolitics of Solomon Islands India and Solomon Island

India-Qatar Relations

Context: The recent death sentence for eight Indian individuals accused of espionage in Qatar has deeply shocked the Ministry of External Affairs. This situation is a significant test for the government’s diplomatic skills. The trial was highly secretive, with limited information on charges and […]

Despite challenges, why the USA continues the Global Hegemon?

Context: Large number of simultaneous ongoing conflicts in Ukraine, Middle East (Israel-Palestine) and the South China Sea, where in China-Russia-Iran are challenging the USA in different theatres is questioning the American grand strategy. The question is that whether will over-stretched and fatigued in responding […]

Why Egypt is keeping Gaza’s Rafah border crossing shut

Context: Egypt is wary of insecurity near the border with Gaza in Northeastern Senai, where it faced an Islamist insurgency that peaked after 2013, after that it is largely regulated allowing aid to enter and medical evacuees to leave but preventing any large scale […]

Olympic Charter Amended by IOC Session in Mumbai

Context: During the 141st session of International Olympic Committee being held at Mumbai (India) changes were introduced in the Olympic Charter, which will strengthen human rights commitments of IOC. The amendments were principally introduced in the Fundamental Principles of Olympism, which is a part […]

Multilateral Development Banks

Context: The G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Marrakech (Morocco) have taken up recommendations suggested by the second volume of the Independent Expert Group on Strengthening Multilateral Development Banks.  What are Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs)? Objectives Evolution of MDBs Types of […]

Implications of Attack of Hamas on Israel

Context: The recent attack by Hamas launched the al-Aqsa Flood operation wherein Hamas carried out its largest invasion on Israel in decades by militants. In the counter attack, Israel declared a war on the outfit and is preparing for a major ground offensive against […]

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