Indo-French Nuclear Talks

Indo-French Nuclear Talks Context  Two years after the French energy company Electricite de France (EDF) submitted its techno-commercial offer for the construction of six nuclear power reactors in Maharashtra’s Jaitapur, talks between Indian and French officials on a variety of issues, including liability, have yielded […]

Operation Kaveri: Sudan Evacuation

Operation Kaveri: Sudan Evacuation Context: India has launched Operation Kaveri to evacuate its citizens from war-torn Sudan. According to current information, about 3,000 Indians are stranded in Sudan, including the national capital, Khartoum, and faraway districts such as Darfur. Points to Ponder:  Due to the continuous […]

Indian diplomacy and  Morality

Indian diplomacy and  Morality Context: Ukraine’s First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Emine Dzhaparova, criticised India on her official visit to India for its contradictory posture of seeking to be a moral leader while pursuing its interests by not opposing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Points […]

Wagner Group’s Actions in Africa

Wagner Group’s Actions in Africa Context: Yevgeny Prigozhin leads the Wagner organisation, a Russian paramilitary organisation. Though it has purportedly been involved in counter-militancy activities in Africa, its role is thought to include political, economic, and military spheres. In Africa, the Wagner group has worked […]

Pending Bill: Gubernatorial Inaction

Pending Bill: Gubernatorial Inaction Context: The Governor of Tamil Nadu was recently in the headlines again after the Tamil Nadu Assembly issued a resolution urging the President of India, among other things, to set a timeframe for assent to bills passed by the Assembly. The […]