International Relations : News and Updates

  • Highlights of the Quad Summit
    Synopsis: The maiden (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue)  Quad Summit witnessed declaration of a joint statement by four leaders along with a common article in the Washington post. It is a step which is expected to yield positive outcomes in the Asian Geopolitics and the Indo Pacific region. Background: The Indian Ocean tsunami of ...
  • Aims and Objectives of “Quad Summit”
    Synopsis: The Quad Summit held recently. This summit was important for all member countries due to various reasons. Introduction The virtual summit brought leaders of the Quadrilateral  Summit Security Dialogue together. The outcomes announced by Quad  Summit leaders include a vaccine initiative and joint working groups to cooperate on critical technology ...
  • Afghan Peace Process and India – Explained, Pointwise
    Introduction The Afghan peace process aims at ending the ongoing civil war between the Taliban and the Afghanistan government. The US administration has proposed a new peace plan to the Afghan government and the Taliban. This Peace Plan might be helpful to curtail violence and bring lasting peace to Afghanistan.  Background of ...
  • First “Quad Summit” Held Virtually
    What is the news? The first-ever leadership Quad summit held virtually. About the First Quad Summit: Participation: Indian Prime Minister, US President, Australian PM, and Japanese PM participated virtually in the first Quad summit. What were the key takeaways from the Summit?  Free and Open Indo-Pacific: The leaders have called for a free and open Indo-Pacific. ...
  • Quad Summit and its relevance – Explained, Pointwise
    Introduction Indian Prime Minister will take part in the first-ever Virtual Quad Summit on March 12, along with the Australian, US, and Japanese Counterparts. This is the first Quad leader’s meet after the US elections. The recent power change in the US and China’s aggressive posture in its neighbourhood makes this Quad ...
  • India Not Part of “Troika-plus-Pakistan Conference”
    What is the News? Russia has planned to hold a Troika-plus-Pakistan conference on Afghanistan in Moscow, Russia. About the Troika-plus-Pakistan Conference: Troika-plus-Pakistan meeting involves consultations between the US, Russia, China, Pakistan along with the representatives of the Afghanistan government, Taliban, and other senior Afghan leaders. 2 Such meetings held in 2020. Purpose: The meeting is ...
  • Why India Should limit its Involvement With QUAD?
    Synopsis: The stand-off at Ladakh has shown the limits of India-U.S. security ties and India’s involvement in the Quad. So, India should limit its involvement in QUAD and prioritize national security. How India joined the QUAD? China’s encroachment & India’s response China was expanding its footprint in South Asia and the Indian Ocean ...
  • Afghan Peace Process and India
    Synopsis: The US is set to leave Afghan as per the mandates of the Afghan Peace process. India should step up to ensure a peaceful, stable, and democratic Afghan government Background: The peace process in Afghanistan is witnessing a crucial moment in its history. In a recent development, Mr. Blinken’s letter (U.S secretary ...
  • The Advantages of Work from Anywhere
    Synopsis: The new policy of Work from anywhere gained momentum during the pandemic. It has multiple benefits for all stakeholders. Background Lack of clarity and flexibility in the US H-1B visa Programme remains major concerns for high-skilled Indian migrants, seeking to relocate to the U.S. This uncertainty was high during the Trump administration, ...
  • Indian Diaspora in US and its Impacts on India- US Relations
    Synopsis: The stature of the Indian diaspora in the US is growing. It will have a significant impact on India-US relations. Significance of Indian Diaspora in the US Indian-Americans are the second-largest immigrant community in the US(4 million-plus). They are considered as one of the most influential groups in the US. and they have ...
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