26th January 2021

Confidant Classes

A Premier Judicial Service Coaching

Quad 2020

Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar will meet other Foreign Ministers from the Australia-India-Japan-US Quadrangle in Tokyo on Tuesday, seen as a major turning point for the group, led by mounting concerns about China in the region.

  • Officials familiar with the agenda say that cooperation on 5G connectivity, cybersecurity, a supply chain initiative for manufacturing, maritime cooperation, infrastructure and connectivity, as well as distribution plans for the COVID-19 vaccine are areas where there are alternatives to Chinese initiatives.
  • India’s participation in the Quad, the forum in which the United States, Japan and Australia also participate, has been criticized as a departure from New Delhi’s traditional policy of non-alignment.
  • Over the years, India has experimented with alliances of different kinds: during World War I, some nationalists joined with Imperial Germany to establish the first Indian government-in-exile in Kabul; During World War II, Subhas Chandra Bose joined forces with Imperial Japan to establish a provisional government at Port Blair; and in independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru, who publicized and advocated for non-alignment, signed security treaties with Bhutan, Nepal and Sikkim. Additionally, Nehru, who actively opposed American alliances in Asia, turned to the United States for military support in 1962.
  • The Donald Trump administration is staunchly against alliances. More importantly, India has never asked for an alliance.
  • Both countries, however, are interested in building issue-based coalitions in pursuit of common interests.
  • In the past, India’s treaties with Nepal, Bangladesh, and Russia were aimed at meeting India’s security imperatives, whereas most of China’s alliances were primarily transactional in nature.
  • Democratic India cannot be as brutally transactional as communist China; however, Raja Mohan concludes, New Delhi can learn a thing or two from how Beijing forged alliances.
  • An India that puts its interests before doctrine will find coalitions like the Quad essential to its international outlook.
Judiciary FAQ’s Download

Judiciary FAQ’s Download

WWW.CONFIDANTCLASSES.IN-1Download
Read More
Daily NEWS Summary: 26.01.2021

Daily NEWS Summary: 26.01.2021

Farmer protests take a violent turn on Republic Day Tens of thousands of farmers on tractors smashed barriers, clashed with…
Read More
Daily NEWS Summary: 25.01.2021

Daily NEWS Summary: 25.01.2021

Delhi Police Authorize Concentration of Tractors, with 37 Conditions; Farmers Announce Budget Day March to Parliament Delhi Police on Monday…
Read More
Daily NEWS Summary: 24.01.2021

Daily NEWS Summary: 24.01.2021

Farm tractors are allowed to protest, but on multiple conditions At a press conference organized by Delhi police on Sunday,…
Read More
Daily NEWS Summary: 23.01.2021

Daily NEWS Summary: 23.01.2021

Farmers say Delhi police approve tractor parades On Saturday, Delhi police allowed protesting peasant unions to hold their January 26…
Read More
Daily NEWS Summary: 22.01.2021

Daily NEWS Summary: 22.01.2021

Farmer protests – No date has been set for next meeting as talks once again end in deadlock Government negotiations…
Read More
Daily NEWS Summary: 21.01.2021

Daily NEWS Summary: 21.01.2021

Farmers’ unions will likely reject the government’s proposal to suspend agricultural laws for 18 months Rakesh Tikait, who heads a…
Read More
Daily NEWS Summary: 20.01.2021

Daily NEWS Summary: 20.01.2021

SC: The Chief Justice of India (CJI), Sharad A. Bobde, told the government on Wednesday that it was “inappropriate and…
Read More
Daily NEWS Summary: 19.01.2021

Daily NEWS Summary: 19.01.2021

The SC panel will meet with state governments and agricultural unions starting January 21; Delhi Police Call on Farmers to…
Read More
Daily NEWS Summary: 18.01.2021

Daily NEWS Summary: 18.01.2021

Farmer protests: Central Delhi and police should decide whether or not to allow tractor rally – SC Supreme Court said…
Read More
Daily NEWS Summary: 17.01.2021

Daily NEWS Summary: 17.01.2021

Agriculture Minister urges farmers to abandon their ‘stubborn stance’ Ahead of the 10th round of negotiations scheduled for January 19,…
Read More
error

Enjoy this? Please spread the word :)