Political

Hague convention

Background:- Over three crore Indians living abroad have cross-border marriages. When such a diverse family unit breaks down, children suffer as they are dragged into an international legal battle between their parents. India has not signed the Hague treaty yet. Hague convention:- The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction is an… Continue reading Hague convention

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Peace in Afghanistan

Background :- Violence in Afghanistan had escalated dangerously over the years. According to the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, the number of casualties in the first three months of 2018 was already 2,258 . Taliban is rejecting Afghanistan’s offer of talks without preconditions and calling for the targeting of American forces in Afghanistan as part of… Continue reading Peace in Afghanistan

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India-Japan Relationship

1. India - Japan civil nuclear deal The India-Japan Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy entered into force on July 20, 2017. The pact was signed in Tokyo during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Japan on November 11, 2016. India is the first non-member of the non-proliferation treaty (NPT)… Continue reading India-Japan Relationship

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India-China Relationship

1. Doklam Dispute The 71-day standoff between India and China at Doklam was successfully resolved. Doklam, also called Donglang is located at a tri-junction of India, Tibet and Bhutan and is close to the Nathu La pass, through which China had blocked in 2017 the Kailash Mansoravar yatra. Doklam is recognised as a Bhutanese territory by… Continue reading India-China Relationship

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India – US Relationship

India major defence partner: U.S. The US recognised India as a “major defence partner” in June 2016, which means that for defence related trade and technology transfer the country would now be treated at par with America’s closest allies. This status is bestowed upon the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) countries and the US treaty… Continue reading India – US Relationship