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All about Vienna Conventions

Vienna Convention can mean any of a number of treaties signed in Vienna. Notable are: several treaties and conventions resulted from the Congress of Vienna (1814–15) which redrew the map of Europe, only partially restoring the pre-Napoleonic situation, and drafted new rules for international relations Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961) Vienna Convention on Civil… Continue reading All about Vienna Conventions

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India & the growing salience of South Asian nations

Examples of the new developments based on strategic interests— China is catching up in its trade and investment, and in some cases, its economic diplomacy has been accompanied by expanded strategic cooperation with India’s neighbours The $ 46 billion China-Pakistan economic corridor—a vision to link western China by road and rail down to the Gwadar… Continue reading India & the growing salience of South Asian nations

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Regional India, global South Asia

Indian Express Issue GLobalisation of the Indian sub-continent   Recent events which highlights the importance of the Indian sub-continent on the international stage Presence of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at the G-7 summit at Ise-Shima, Japan. China has already begun to integrate India’s neighbours into its larger international and regional strategies. The $ 46 billion… Continue reading Regional India, global South Asia

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The right to intervene

The Hindu Issue Humanitarian intervention has often been used as a pretext for regime change.   Intervention on “Humanitarian grounds” If the West decided that a conflict demanded intervention, then the full force of Western power would be brought to bear on those whom the West determined to be the “bad guys”. This was the… Continue reading The right to intervene

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India and the NSG

Recently, India rejected China’s contention that it must sign the NPT to get membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, saying France was included in the elite group without signing the Non-Proliferation Treaty. All you need to know about the issue: What is NSG? Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a multinational body concerned with reducing nuclear… Continue reading India and the NSG