Kuki-Chin Refugees and the Refugee Crisis in India

Context According to media reports, several Kuki-Chin refugees were “pushed back” by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel at the Indo-Bangladesh border in Mizoram. Relevance: GS Paper -1: Population and associated issues. GS Paper-2: India and its neighborhood- relations; Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Mains […]

Multi-Domain Operations Help India’s Borders

Context Relevance GS Paper-2: India and its neighborhood- relations, Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests Mains Question What do you understand by Multi-Domain Operations (MDOs)? Do you think India should invest its resources to establish MDOs infrastructure to prepare for large scale combat operations in the future warfare? (250 […]

About Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Focus: GS II- Inter Groupings Why in News? Recently, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $350 million loan to improve the connectivity of key economic areas in the state of Maharashtra. About Asian Development Bank (ADB):

The Second US-Africa Summit 

Context The second US-Africa summit was recently held in Washington. From Africa, leaders from 49 countries and the African Union (AU) chair attended. Relevance: GS Paper-2: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Mains Question “In order to advance the African agenda, India, as the global south’s voice, must understand […]

Vijay Diwas: A Recap of the 1971 Indo-Pak War

Context: Vijay Diwas or Victory Day is commemorated on December 16, marking the end of the 1971 Indo-Pak War and the liberation of Bangladesh. India declared victory on this day 51 years ago after Pakistan signed the Instrument of Surrender. Relevance: GS II: India and its Neighbourhood Dimensions of the Article: Vijay Diwas: What led […]

New South Asian Regional Order

Context Relevance GS Paper 2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Mains Question In India’s neighbourhood foreign policy domain, BIMSTEC can serve as a suitable replacement for SAARC. Analyze critically. (250 Words) SAARC Overview Reasons for the region’s poor integration SAARC’s Importance for India BIMSTEC Information The BIMSTEC […]

The Free Trade Agreement With Britain

Context The article examines the India-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which is expected to be completed by March 2023 despite the deal’s limited benefits for India. Relevance GS Paper 2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Mains Question Protectionism may be beneficial in the short term, but it […]

About Financial consumer protection (FCP)

Context Relevance GS Paper 2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings involving India and affecting India’s interests etc Mains Question The long sustained image of India as a leader of the oppressed and marginalized nations has disappeared on account of its newfound role in the emerging global order.’ Elaborate. (UPSC 2019) About Financial consumer protection (FCP) Concerning […]

Russia – Ukraine War Persuasions and Negotiations

Context The article explains the risks of going beyond persuasion and exercising caution for India while attempting to bring Russia and Ukraine to the negotiating table to broker peace. Relevance GS Paper – 2: Bilateral Groupings & Agreements, Effect of Policies & Politics of Countries on India’s Interests Mains Question India, like any other country, […]

India China Relations

Context: The External Affairs Minister, in a farewell meeting with Chinese envoy Sun Weidong, emphasised mutual “respect, sensitivity and interest”. Relevance: GS Paper 2: India and its Neighbourhood (relations) Dimensions of the Article: Key Points Indo-China Border Major irritants of India china relations: Cooperation between India and China: India emphasisied that the development of India-China […]