Page-3 of GS-II: Bilateral Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements

The bilateral relations among the members need to be overcome first for making SCO a successful regional grouping. Comment. Also, discuss the role that SCO can play in enhancing India’s interest in the Eurasian region.

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is an economic, political and military organisation among the eight nations of Asia, out of which 5 are from Central Asia. To become successful it needs to overcome the bilateral differences: Problems between India and ..

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Despite similar strategic interests, India-Indonesia relationships were not focussed upon, however rapidly evolving regional strategic realities have forced both to coordinate their policies even more closely. Analyze.

India and Indonesia from the past have maintained cultural, economical and people to people contact. E.g. Rule of Hindu Dynasty in Indonesia, relation of Cholas with Indonesia, etc. But after independence (from 1950s), the relation were neglected and there is ..

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India-Nepal bilateral relations have not normalized even after several attempts of resetting ties. Discuss.

India and Nepal share an intimate bond. Both countries have historical ties and their relationship is often termed as ‘Roti Beti ka Rishta’. The cultural connect, movement of people, similar religion, have formed unique ties between the two nations. However, ..

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The Shimla agreement 1972 and Lahore declaration 1999 are two important events in the history of Indian subcontinent that have far reaching impacts. Analyse

The Shimla Agreement was signed between India and Pakistan in 1972 after the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the creation of Bangladesh. It bound the two countries to settle their disputes bilaterally through peaceful negotiations. This was a departure ..

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As a member of World Trade Organization (WTO), mention the domestic support measures available to countries under the Agreement on Agriculture. In this context, analyse the ‘peace clause’ provision.

The agreement on agriculture, crucial aspect of Doha dialogue under WTO, aims to arrive at consensus on extent of domestic support countries can extend to their agriculture sector. Domestic Support Measures: Food security program – E.g. National food security act, ..

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WTO has continuously faced the challenge of striking a balance between the interests of developed and developing economies. Discuss.

The WTO has promoted unhindered trade across borders since its inception. It has also played an important role in the growth of GDP across the world and reducing poverty by increasing trade. However, there are several issues that have been ..

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