“INDIA STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH ITS FRIENDS IN AFRICA DURING THE PRESENT HEALTH CRISIS”
Diplomatist Business Editor, Kanchi Batra interviewed Shri A. Ajay Kumar, High Commissioner of India to Uganda, regarding the India-Uganda relation and cooperation amid the COVID-19 period.
WHY THE QUAD'S MALABAR DRILL MAKES CHINA NERVOUS?
Introduction to the QUAD
THE AFRICAN UNION AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION IN AFRICA
Improving regional cooperation and integration has long been a priority for African states and regional organisations.
INDIA – SOUTH AFRICA RELATIONS: HISTORICAL GOODWILL AND A VISION FOR THE FUTURE
INDIA – SOUTH AFRICA RELATIONS: HISTORICAL GOODWILL AND A VISION FOR THE FUTURE
WHY INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA BOND MATTERS
In 2020, South African Indians will be celebrating 160 years of transitioning from bondage to freedom.
REGIONAL COOPERATION AGAINST COVID IN DEALING WITH HEALTH PANDEMICS IN AFRICA
There has been much interest in how Africa seems to have comparatively avoided the worst of the coronavirus pandemic outbreaks that have ravaged so much of the rest of the world. This is not to say that Africa is and will not suffer from the global COVID impact.
CAADP - ACHIEVING PROSPERITY THROUGH AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA
Africa is bestowed with vastly abundant environmental and agricultural resources, yet the continent has remained a net food importer.
THE PRIVATIZATION OF INDIA'S DEFENSE SECTOR
LIMITATIONS AND PROSPECTS
HOW COVID-19 WILL RESHAPE AFRICA'S TIES WITH INDIA
Those who believe in cyclical theories of history argue the infamous stock market crash of 1929 signalled the failure of markets and paved the way for a bigger state, which then led to the New Deal in America and welfare states in Europe.
BECA, SIGN OF NEW EQUILIBRIUM IN INDO-US RELATIONS
India and the World
‘CONFLUENCE OF THE SEAS' THE INDIA-US-JAPAN TRILATERAL
The trilateral grouping has conducted only a few trilateral summits till now and has not been successful in any path-breaking achievement. Seeing the recurring conflicts that emerge in the Indo-Pacific, the trilateral dialogue has not taken any concrete steps to mitigate the tensions.
UNDERSTANDING INDIA THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
India prides her achievement on being the third-largest higher education system in the world after China and America.
U.S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS AND ITS GLOBAL CONSEQUENCES
The U.S presidential election is supposed to be held on November 3rd with the Democrats and the Republicans at loggerheads for the control of the oval office. This election has global geopolitical ramifications since the unipolar status enjoyed by America since the fall of the Soviet Union is facing an unprecedented challenge from China.
TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN AFRICA
SOME SOLUTIONS TO AVERTING FUTURE IMPACTS OF PANDEMICS
LATIN AMERICA'S TURN TOWARDS ISRAEL
FROM IDEOLOGICAL FIXATION TOWARDS PRAGMATISM
INSIDE THE INDIA-AFRICA COOPERATION IN EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
India and Africa have pursued development cooperation for decades, thus increasing India’s influence in Africa and vice versa. The primary goals of India’s development cooperation have always been; education and training in fields such as finance and accounting, information technology, promotion of small and medium-sized businesses, languages, rural development, the environment and renewable energy. These initiatives mostly express the perspectives of India, thereby reinforcing the South-South cooperation.
INDIA-EU PARTNERSHIP IN CLEAN ENERGY: COLLABORATION FOR THE FUTURE
India-EU partnership in renewables should focus on long term goals. While the ITER project shows a novel path towards clean energy it is still a long time to go before the project makes gains on the ground.
INDIA THE EMERGING STAR ON HIGHER EDUCATION HORIZON
India is fast emerging as a key higher education hub for students from its neighbouring countries. And, the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020) is aiming to attract foreign students in a bigger way. “Research/teaching collaborations and faculty/student exchanges with high-quality foreign institutions will be facilitated, and relevant mutually beneficial MoUs with foreign countries will be signed. High performing Indian universities will be encouraged to set up campuses in other countries, and similarly, selected universities e.g., those from among the top 100 universities in the world will be facilitated to operate in India,” according to the NEP 2020.
INDIA A LAND OF CULTURES
India is a land of myriad and exquisite cultures and subcultures. For a civilization which stretches its roots to as far back as several millennia ago, India has emerged as a cultural colossus today.
ENABLING AN ECOSYSTEM FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR AFRICAN STUDENTS IN INDIA
The context The rapid technological developments we are witnessing in the twenty-first century, together with the forces of globalization, are likely to lead to radical changes in the world of work. To this end, vocational education and training across the globe, more so in the global south, is critical to harness the demographic dividend for the social, economic and scientific development of the country and the region.
Revamping The Commonwealth Of Nations Post-Covid-19
The Commonwealth (CW) is a political arrangement that is very diverse and consists of 54 member states encompassing over 30% of the world’s population, most of which were British colonies. It is considered the third most consequential organization globally after the NonAligned Movement (NAM) and the United Nations (UN). It came into existence with the proclamation of the sovereignty of the state from the colonial rule of the British Empire and was later given self-governance. The CW has encouraged member nations to create inclusive establishments, vitalize governance and support justice and human rights. The CW Secretariat instituted in 1965 assists member nations to realize development, democracy and peace. The Secretariat with international representation whose official Centre is in London has stood at the vanguard of the global response to the COVID-19 crisis.
What Not To Ask Will Kamala Harris Be Good For India?
As the presumptive presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, Joe Biden chose Kamala Harris as his running mate for the upcoming US presidential election later this year, and given Harris’ Indian roots, Indians are likely to ask: will Harris be good for India? However, this question is as non-consequential as asking: whom should India root for during a presidential election in the United States.
INDIA'S RELATIONS WITH SOUTH ASIAN NATIONS
At 73, one is thought to be old and wise, have difficulty in changing, but a nation like India at 73 can be thought of as a young enough, vibrant nation, historically still in a neo infancy stage.
INDIAN AGRICULTURE SECTOR LEADING THE WAY
Agriculture was perhaps the first organized activity discovered by humans more than 10,000 years ago.
INDIA AS AN EMERGING GLOBAL POWER CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS
India is at a crucial juncture, seventy-three years after independence.
IMAGINING INDIA IN THE POST-COVID WORLD
AN ANALYSIS OF POSSIBLE PATHWAYS
EXAMINING INDIA AT IBSA
Global politics is a place where state interacts with other states through several ways – bilateralism, forming groups or alliances, and building up institutions or organizations for serving their own national interests.
CHANGING DYNAMICS OF INDIA'S MARITIME POLICY
The ever-dynamic and vacillating maritime strategy of India has been an acknowledgement and response to myriad geopolitical demands, aiming to suit its ambition in the wider global order.
EXPANDING G7 WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR INDIA?
Recently US President Donald Trump announced to postpone the G7 summit to September calling the G7 as a ‘group of outdated countries’ and decided to expand the grouping with liberal democracies like Australia, India, South Korea and Russia.
INDIA'S RISE AND WHY SOFT POWER MATTERS
A country as endowed as India with a rich ancient civilisation and with long innings of being a modern democratic nation since its independence, soft power comes across as an effective foreign policy tool.