Recently, US President Donald Trump's pledge to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has caused controversy across the world. He also announced his plans to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. Let's analyse the implications of US Embassy in Jerusalem. What is the capital of … [Read more...] about ‘Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital’ – Implications of US Embassy in Jerusalem
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India and Switzerland have had good relations since ages and both have common interests in various fields. In this article, we discuss in detail the major aspects of India-Switzerland relations. During the cold war era, India’s policy of Non-alignment and Switzerland’s traditional policy of … [Read more...] about India-Switzerland Relations: Everything You Need To Know
Eliminating the hesitations of history, India and the United States have built a strong and strategic bilateral relationship and continues to contribute the stability and prosperity of the world. The first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru likened American Imperialism to that of … [Read more...] about India-US Bilateral Relations: All You Need To Know
During Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan in 2016, both India and Japan sought to institutionalize socio-economic development of Asia and Africa. There, the idea of promoting a growth corridor was crystallized. Subsequently in 2017, at the African Development Bank meeting held in Gujarat, … [Read more...] about Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) – A Game Changer?
RCEP is considered as an alternative to Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between the countries of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, … [Read more...] about Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – Will it counter TPP?
Trade is of great importance to most nations in the modern world. Trade without barriers - free trade - is promoted by institutions like the World Trade Organisation (WTO). In this background, as an emerging superpower, India's Free Trade Agreements deserve special attention. In this article, … [Read more...] about India’s Free Trade Agreements – The ‘present’ and the ‘future’
The Rohingya refugee crisis refers to the mass migration of Rohingyas (Rohingya Muslim people) from Myanmar (Burma) to Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. In this article, we discuss the Rohingya Refugee Crisis and the concerns of India. Who are Rohingyas? Rohingyas are indigenous … [Read more...] about Rohingya Refugee Crisis – India’s Concerns
The India-Pakistan relationship, since the creation of both the nations in 1947 has been rocky, where the nations have been involved in four wars. Kashmir has been the bedrock issue between both the nations and has been an unresolved boundary dispute. Terrorism, particularly targeting India … [Read more...] about India-Pakistan Relations – Terrorism, Kashmir, and Recent Issues
The recent standoff between India and China at the Doklam plateau which lies at a tri-junction between the India, China, and Bhutan has gained much attention. It has turned into the biggest military stand-off between the two armies in years. There are many who even fear a war. In this article, we … [Read more...] about India-China Border Disputes – What is the Doklam Issue?
What is India's stand on the Israel-Palestine conflict? We have covered the Israel-Palestine conflict in one of our previous notes. In this post let's cover India's stand on the Israel-Palestine conflict. There has been much debate in recent times about whether India has changed its pro-Arab … [Read more...] about India’s stand on Israel-Palestine conflict: Recent Changes