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 the Afghan peace… Continue reading Afghan Peace Process and India – Explained, Pointwise

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 Summit an important… Continue reading Quad Summit and its relevance – Explained, Pointwise

China’s plans for new dams on Brahmaputra River- Explained, Pointwise

Introduction The Chinese government’s new five-year plan(2021-2025) is about to approve the construction of dams in the lower stretch of the Brahmaputra River (Yarlung Zangbo in China). It is a matter of serious concern for the lower riparian states namely India and Bangladesh. The move is expected to give China an edge in International diplomacy… Continue reading China’s plans for new dams on Brahmaputra River- Explained, Pointwise

Issue of ceasefire violation between India and Pakistan – Explained Pointwise

Recently India and Pakistan issued a joint statement to strictly observe all the agreements on a ceasefire along the LoC and other sectors. The joint statement aims to address each other’s core differences and concerns in the border areas. But controlling the ceasefire violations is not an easy task to achieve considering past issues and… Continue reading Issue of ceasefire violation between India and Pakistan – Explained Pointwise

Disengagement agreement at Pangong Tso Lake – Explained

Table of contents Background What are the important points of the agreement? What are the reasons leading to the present agreement? Concerns with the disengagement agreement Suggestions to improve the disengagement Recently, a military disengagement agreement signed between India and China. This is the first major breakthrough to resolve the nine-month-long military stand-off along the Line… Continue reading Disengagement agreement at Pangong Tso Lake – Explained

Coup in Myanmar and India-Myanmar bilateral relations – Explained

In a military coup in Myanmar, a state of emergency has been imposed for one year. The coup resulted in establishing military rule again in Myanmar. The military has detained democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other politicians of the country. This action is condemned by the majority of countries around the world.… Continue reading Coup in Myanmar and India-Myanmar bilateral relations – Explained

India-Sri Lanka Maritime dispute – Explained

Recently four fishermen from Tamil Nadu died while fishing in Palk Bay.  The cause of death is still not clear. But the Indian government has registered its strong protest with India-Sri Lanka. The arrest and death of fishermen by the Sri-Lankan government is a frequent issue. A press note mentions, “between January 2015 to January… Continue reading India-Sri Lanka Maritime dispute – Explained

Taiwan-China conflict and India’s stand on it

Recently Taiwan reported a large scale incursion in its air defence zone by Nuclear-capable Chinese bombers and fighter jets. In response, the U.S. sent an aircraft carrier strike group in the South China Sea. The US claims this as an effort to support freedom of navigation in the region. The China-Taiwan conflict has larger regional… Continue reading Taiwan-China conflict and India’s stand on it

India at the UN – challenges, significance and way forward

This article is based on the recent Indian Express article India at UN high table. Context Recently India has been elected as a non-permanent member to UN Security Council for the 8th time. The United Nations is the most powerful International Organisation that ever existed in the history of mankind. 193 members of the UN… Continue reading India at the UN – challenges, significance and way forward

India – Nepal relations- Present challenges and solutions

India – Nepal relations– Present challenges and solutions  Sources: Pax Indica, The Diplomat, RSTV Big Picture  This article on India Nepal relations – present challenges and silutions has been developed based on The Hindu editorial “Nepal in turmoil”.  India and Nepal share a unique relationship, both of them share friendship and cooperation underpinned by linguistic, cultural and civilizational links, along with a wide range… Continue reading India – Nepal relations- Present challenges and solutions