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Daily Current Events – 30 May 2016


Prime Minister Modi’s Iran Visit: Chabahar and Beyond The visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Iran, 22 May to 23 May 2016 has generated a good amount of enthusiasm in India. Simultaneously, it is also aimed at sending a clear signal to the international community that India is serious and means business about its intentions to play its legitimate role in the region while balancing out its friends across all spectrums of Islamic world. Ostensibly the underlying aim of the visit is to boost Indian connectivity with the region by signing the India-Iran-Afghanistan Trilateral Agreement on Transport and Transit [...]

Daily Current Events – 30 May 20162016-05-31T14:29:48+05:30

Polity Watch – The right to intervene


The right to intervene:- Sitting in his presidential palace in 1991, Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein and his Culture Minister Hamad Hammadi drafted a letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Hussein and Hammadi hoped that the U.S.S.R. would help save Iraq from the West’s barrage. Hammadi, who understood the shifts in world affairs, told Hussein that the war was not intended “only to destroy Iraq, but to eliminate the role of the Soviet Union so the United States can control the fate of all humanity”. Indeed, after the 1991 Gulf War, the U.S.S.R. fell [...]

Polity Watch – The right to intervene2017-02-13T23:06:13+05:30

Daily Debates – India and USA bonhomie – boon or bane ?


Daily Debates – India and USA bonhomie – boon or bane ?   Background:-Recently there has been a shift in India’s foreign policy and it has moved much closer to USA that it ever did since independence.In this prospect , analyze what it holds for the future of two countries and what are its possible positive or negative spillovers. Provide your answer/perspective in the comments section.   […]

Daily Debates – India and USA bonhomie – boon or bane ?2016-05-31T12:39:15+05:30

Daily MCQS -22


Daily MCQS :- The MCQS are mostly informative in nature and checks your grasp on current events. Click here to take the test […]

Daily MCQS -222016-05-31T12:29:17+05:30