Geo-Economics Of Two Quads

Synopsis: Both Quads offer tremendous opportunities to India. But India has to be cautious and maintain its relations with non Quad countries in the region. Introduction Recently, the US, India, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) decided to launch a new Quadrilateral Economic Forum to have shared interests in West Asia. India is already a… Continue reading Geo-Economics Of Two Quads

India, Israel, UAE and U.S. launch quad forum

What is the news? Recently, the first meeting of the foreign ministers of the US, India, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) took place virtually. After the meeting, India, Israel, the United Arab Emirates and the United States have decided to launch a new quadrilateral economic forum. Note: Indian foreign minister has been on… Continue reading India, Israel, UAE and U.S. launch quad forum

India and the new Quad in West Asia

Synopsis: With the new opportunities, India should also prepare for the risks the new Quad (West Asia) will offer. Introduction Trump administration and the Abrahamic accord eased the relations between Israel and UAE. With the proposed Quadrilateral Alliance of India-USA-UAE-Israel and Indian foreign ministries visiting Israel, India would now enter into the high stakes game of… Continue reading India and the new Quad in West Asia

A new global economic consensus

Synopsis: Cornwall Consensus should replace the Washington Consensus. Introduction The world is now facing a future of unprecedented risk, uncertainty, turmoil, and climate breakdown. In this context, a report released recently by the G7 Economic Resilience Panel demands a radically different relationship between the public and private sectors to create a sustainable, equitable, and resilient… Continue reading A new global economic consensus

Aiding Afghans: On G20 meeting on Afghanistan

Synopsis: Owing to the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan the shortage with regard to fund and food availability has multiplied the crisis.  Introduction  At a meeting of G-20 countries, PM of India highlighted about the looming humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. He also called for the international community to provide Afghanistan with immediate and unhindered access to… Continue reading Aiding Afghans: On G20 meeting on Afghanistan

The sanctions clouds over India US Ties

Synopsis: The debate in the US hovers around the efficacy of CAATSA related sanctions against India. Introduction India is all ready to welcome the delivery of S400 Triumf Air Defence system  from Russia as per the schedule. But this can bring drift between the India-USA relations. There is a possibility of imposing sanctions by the… Continue reading The sanctions clouds over India US Ties

Indian Space Association (ISpA) – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction Indian Space Association was recently launched by the Prime Minister of India. The industry association will act as an independent and “single-window” agency for enabling the opening up of the space sector to start-ups and the private sector. The tagline of the association is “Bhumandal Se Brahmaand Tak”, meaning from… Continue reading Indian Space Association (ISpA) – Explained, pointwise

How Delhi came to see Europe as a valuable strategic partner

Synopsis: The smaller European states and EU as a block has much to offer to India and vice versa, especially in the context of the EU’s Indo-Pacific strategy.  Introduction  EU is considered as one of the most trusted partners, and therefore it would contribute to a sound and stable partnership.  The recent bilateral meetings with Denmark… Continue reading How Delhi came to see Europe as a valuable strategic partner

U.K. asks India to update climate goals

What is the news?  Recently, the British Prime Minister and Indian Prime Minister had a meeting. The meeting occurred a few weeks ahead of a United Nations climate change summit in the U.K. During the meeting, the British PM urged India to update India’s NDC (Nationally Determined Contribution) targets, besides they also talked about vaccine… Continue reading U.K. asks India to update climate goals

India Joins High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People

What is the news? At a ceremony held between the French and Indian governments in New Delhi, India officially joined the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People. What is the High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People? The High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People was initiated at the “One Planet Summit” in… Continue reading India Joins High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People