India-China-USA

Editorial GS II Mains

In a week before he resigned as U.S. Ambassador to India, Richard Verma held an unusual dinner at his residence, inviting the Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju as well as the Sikyong, or Leader …

February 20, 2017 0 9

Sehwan Attack

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? A suicide attack by ISIS, at the Sufi shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar at Sehwan in Pakistan’s Sindh province has killed at least 80 people. Why Sufi Shrines are targeted? Sufism…

February 18, 2017 0 268

CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency

Editorial GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Click here for CPEC Part I and here for Part II What is the issue? The CPEC is a 15-year project between Pakistan and China, which aims to connect the ancient Chinese trading town Kashgar with Pak…

February 14, 2017 0 340

One China Policy

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? The new U.S. administration has agreed to honour the long-standing ‘One China Policy, after previously placing it in doubt and infuriating China. What is the 'One China' p…

February 13, 2017 0 458

Securing India’s Strategic Autonomy

Editorial GS II Bilateral/International Relations

What is the issue? Though China had largely refrained from commenting over India’s missile programme, when India conducted the fourth test of Agni-V, Chinese foreign ministry came out with a …

February 12, 2017 0 238

Israel’s Expanding Settlement

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? Israel passed a legislation that would legalise nearly 4,000 Jewish settler homes on private Palestinian lands in the West Bank. What are settlements? Settlements are communities est…

February 11, 2017 0 332

TPP Legacy

Editorial GS II Mains

Why in news? America exited from Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). What is TPP? 12 countries that border the Pacific Ocean signed the TPP in February 2016. The pact aimed to deepen economic …

February 10, 2017 0 331

Triangular Approach to Indo-Pacific Diplomacy

Editorial GS II Mains

What is the issue? The current friction between US and Australia is was over whether US would honour the Obama administration’s promise to take 1,250 refugees left in limbo by Australian bord…

February 10, 2017 0 272

Indo- Myanmar Border management

Editorial GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? Myanmar was building a border demarcation fencing with India. The construction is currently on hold. How did the border problem between India and Myanmar emerged? The formation of My…

February 09, 2017 0 377

India's Efficiency in Evacuation

Editorial GS II Bilateral/International Relations Govt Policies & Interventions

Why in news? Minister of State for External Affairs told the Lok Sabha that around 95,500 Indian nationals have been brought back from countries affected by war, internal strife, natural disasters as…

February 09, 2017 0 220

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