International Relations : News and Updates

  • Impact of the Pandemic on India’s foreign Policy
    Synopsis: The consequences of the Covid 19 pandemic second wave have far-reaching strategic implications on India’s Foreign policy. What are the likely impacts on India’s foreign policy? First, India’s Supremacy at the regional level (in South Asia) will decline in the future. India’s traditional primacy in the region was built on a mix ...
  • “India-UK Virtual Summit”
    What is the News? Indian Prime Minister and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has held a Virtual Summit. Initiatives launched during the India-UK Virtual Summit: Comprehensive Roadmap 2030: The Roadmap 2030 was launched during the summit. The Road map aims to elevate India-UK ties to a ‘Comprehensive Strategic Partnership’ by 2030. Currently, India ...
  • Opportunities in India-UK relations
    Synopsis:  Through this article, we will discuss the contentious issue hampering India-UK relations as well as possible opportunities of convergence for mutual development. Background India- Britain summit is set to take place digitally. The two leaders are expected to announce a 10-year roadmap to transform the bilateral relationship that will cover a ...
  • India UK Relations and its challenges – Explained, Pointwise
    Introduction India and UK relations have deep historical connections. Both countries have maintained cordial relations since the Independence of India. But both of them struggled to realize their full potential due to various issues and prejudices. The recent developments like Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic provide an opportunity for a fresh ...
  • US forces in Afghanistan Starts their Final Phase of Withdrawal
    Synopsis: The US President has formally started the final phase of withdrawal of US forces in Afghanistan. The President has also set September 11 as the deadline for withdrawal. Why are US forces in Afghanistan? On 11 September 2001, attacks in the United States killed nearly 3,000 people. Osama bin Laden, the head ...
  • “Project Pyrasol” – A 2+2 project of Indo-German Science & Technology Centre
    What is the News? CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai has inaugurated the Integrated Solar Dryer and Pyrolysis pilot plant. This plant and dryer focus on urban waste management. Also, this pyrolysis plant is the part of Indo-German project Pyrasol. About Project Pyrasol: Project Pyrasol is a part of the Indo-German Science & ...
  • “Armenian Genocide” recognised by the US
    What is the News? The US President has officially recognised the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915-16 as an act of genocide.  What is Genocide? Raphael Lemkin, the Polish lawyer has coined the term “genocide” in 1943. According to Article II of the UN Convention on Genocide of December 1948, Genocide ...
  • Prospects of India- Japan Relations
    Synopsis: India- Japan relations will mainly center around the goal of containing aggressive China. A glimpse of it can be seen in the recent Japan-U. S meeting. Background Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to visit India as soon as the COVID-19 pandemic normalizes. Outcomes of the recent Japan-US meeting gave a ...
  • What is EU-AstraZeneca Dispute?
    What is the News? EU-AstraZeneca Dispute is taking a new turn. European Union(EU) is taking legal action against AstraZeneca over shortfalls in vaccine deliveries to EU countries. What is the EU-AstraZeneca dispute about? AstraZeneca’s entered into a contract with the European Union. It committed to supplying an initial 300 million doses of vaccine ...
  • Changing dynamics of India-US Relations – Explained, Pointwise
    Introduction The dynamics of India-US relations are changing. Since the formation of the Biden government, there have been many ups and downs in the relations. Initially, India and the US were seen cooperating in the QUAD summit but, in the last few weeks, the US has taken many steps that go ...