Articles for category: Raisina Dialogue

Raisina Dialogue

Raisina Dialogue: Navigating Global Challenges through Diplomacy and Discourse

Raisina Dialogue The Raisina Dialogue, established in 2016, has become India’s premier conference on geopolitics and geo-economics, providing a platform for high-level discussions on pressing global issues. Organized annually in New Delhi by the Ministry of External Affairs in collaboration with the Observer Research Foundation, this multi-stakeholder event brings together policymakers, business leaders, and experts ...

BBIN

Roads to Resilience: Navigating the BBIN Initiative for Seamless Connectivity in South Asia

BBIN | Roads to Resilience Introduction: Back in 1996, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal joined hands to establish the South Asian Growth Quadrangle with a vision to enhance various sectors such as energy, power, trade, investment, transport, and tourism. This collaborative effort laid the groundwork for the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Program, initiated ...

QUAD

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD)

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, known as the Quad, is a strategic security discussion involving Australia, India, Japan, and the United States. Member countries engage in talks to maintain this dialogue. The Quad’s primary aim is to safeguard the strategic sea routes in the Indo-Pacific, ensuring they remain free from military or political influence, and promote ...

Gujral Doctrine

Gujral Doctrine: India’s Approach to Neighboring Relations

Gujral Doctrine Introduction The Gujral Doctrine, named after former Indian Prime Minister I.K. Gujral, encapsulates a set of five principles that serve as a guideline for conducting foreign relations with India’s neighbouring countries, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Formulated during I.K. Gujral’s tenure as the External Affairs Minister in the H.D. Deve ...

Act East Policy

India’s Strategic Evolution from Look East to Act East Policy | Act East Policy

Act East Policy Introduction: In the dynamic arena of international relations, India’s foreign policy has undergone a noteworthy shift with the evolution from the Look East Policy to the Act East Policy. Originally initiated by former Prime Minister P.V. Narsimha Rao in 1992, the Look East Policy primarily aimed at fostering economic integration with Southeast ...

BIMSTEC

BIMSTEC: A Comprehensive Exploration of Regional Integration and Cooperation

BIMSTEC The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) represents a dynamic international alliance, bringing together seven nations from South Asia and Southeast Asia. Comprising India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan, and Nepal, this diverse consortium collectively contributes to 22% of the global population, with a combined gross domestic product ...

Indo-Russian Relations

Indo-Russian Relations: A Nuanced Exploration of a Time-Tested Alliance

The intricate tapestry of India-Russia relations, woven since the 1971 ‘Treaty of Peace, Friendship, and Cooperation,’ reveals a rich and enduring partnership that spans political, strategic, and military spheres. This robust collaboration, born during the Cold War, has not only weathered geopolitical shifts but has also evolved into a multifaceted alliance that remains relevant in ...

India-Pakistan Relations

India-Pakistan Relations: Historical Threads, Ongoing Tensions, Diplomatic Endeavors, and Military Operations

The relationship between India and Pakistan, two nations intricately entwined by history, geography, and politics, has been a tale of complex interactions, marked by a historical backdrop of partition and a continuous struggle over the region of Kashmir. This article delves into the multifaceted layers of India-Pakistan relations, examining the historical roots, persistent tensions, diplomatic ...

International Monetary Fund

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) The International Monetary Fund (IMF), conceived during the UN’s Bretton Woods Conference in July 1944, emerged as a beacon of international economic cooperation. IMF officially established on 27 December 1945 having its Headquater in Washington DC. Initially formed by 44 nations to avert a recurrence of the Great Depression, the IMF ...

India-EU Relations

India-EU Relations

India-EU Relations The diplomatic ties between India and the European Union (EU) have traversed a complex and multifaceted journey since the early 1960s. A pivotal moment in this trajectory was the 1994 EU-India Cooperation Agreement, setting the stage for a strategic partnership that officially crystallized in 2004. The core of this enduring relationship has been ...

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