BRICS Business Forum

Context: Prime Minister of India recently addressed the BRICS Business Forum that was held ahead of 14th summit of BRICS. Relevance: GS II- Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests., GS III-Growth & Development Dimensions of the Article: Key Points What is BRICS? Key points: The Prime Minister while addressing […]

Challenges in Dealing With Indo-Pacific

Context The Indo-Pacific region has been under pressure and East Asia, in particular, has had to weather repeated storms. Relevance GS-II: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Dimensions of the Article Background China-challenge in Indo-Pacific Will IPEF framework help in tackling challenges from China? Two facets of Indo-Pacific […]

Understanding the Nature of US-Taiwan Relations

Context The US President made a controversial statement on whether the US will come to the aid of Taiwan militarily in case of an invasion by China. Relevance GS-II: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests Dimensions of the Article What is the Taiwan issue? Game Changer: Cold War […]

A War That Is Shrinking India’s Geopolitical Options

Context What was initially assumed in New Delhi to be a quick confrontation between Russia and Ukraine, the war in Europe is now raging on with no end in sight, and with its long-term implications yet unknown. Relevance GS-II: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Dimensions of the […]

Ukraine Conflict And Indo-Pacific Strategy

Context When Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine at the end of February, it was widely asked in Delhi if the new challenges of European security would result in a dilution of the US’s strategic commitment to the Indo-Pacific. Relevance GS-II: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Dimensions […]