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 […]

Making the Most of the Diplomatic Attention

Context India has witnessed a flurry of diplomatic activity during the past week with a long line of ministers, senior military officers and diplomats from a number of countries visiting Delhi and engaging with their Indian counterparts. Relevance GS-II: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Dimensions of the […]

Placing Semicon Diplomacy At The Heart of India’s Foreign Policy

Context The current decade presents a unique opportunity to India. . India must seize this opportunity and become an attractive alternative destination for semiconductor manufacturing. Relevance GS-II: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests Dimensions of the Article Importance of Semiconductors Global Cooperation Driven by Semiconductors Opportunity for India […]

Finding Workable Solutions to India-Sri Lanka Fisheries Issue

Context After a gap of 15 months, the India-Sri Lanka Joint Working Group (JWG) on fisheries held its much-awaited deliberations (in virtual format) on March 25. Relevance GS-II: India and its Neighborhood- Relations. Dimensions of the Article Background of the issue What can be done? Way Forward Background of the issue As sections of fishermen […]

India’s Role In A Disordered World

Context New Delhi can play an important role in shaping a new and more democratic world order which today stands divided more than ever. Relevance GS-II: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Dimensions of the Article Present Situation: World Order Undemocratic Architecture Rising Inequalities Social Tensions Redistribution of […]

BRICS and the Creation of a Multipolar World

Context The current crisis in Ukraine will consolidate BRICS as the group will make further efforts to become a real alternative to the West to create a real multipolar world. Relevance GS-II: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Dimensions of the Article BRICS’ efforts to change world economic […]