1. Prologue
  2. IR1/P2: PM Narendra Modi’s Foreign Visits in 2015
  3. IR1/P3: Maritime Diplomacy, Blue Economy, IORA
  4. IR1/P4: India –Africa, summit Style Diplomacy


  • Continuation of Mr.Pratik Nayak’s lecture series on selected topics from International relations for the Mains examination revision.
  • Lecture Videos available under: Youtube.com/user/TheMrunalPatel
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IR1/P2: PM Narendra Modi’s Foreign Visits in 2015


  • Timeline of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign visits to the different countries and international groupings
  • PM’s Fiji visit and agreements signed (November 19, 2014)
  • PM’s Seychelles visit and agreements signed (March 10-11, 2015)
  • PM’s Mauritius visit and agreements signed ( March 11-12, 2015)
  • PM’s France visit and agreements signed (April 9-11, 2015)
  • PM’s Germany visit and agreements signed ( April 12–14,2015)
  • PM’s Canada visit and agreements signed (April 14-17, 2015)
  • PM’s China visit and agreements signed ( May 14-16, 2015)
  • PM’s Mongolia visit and agreements signed (May 1718, 2015)
  • PM’s Republic of Korea and agreements signed (May 18-19, 2015)
  • PM’s Central Asia Visit and agreements signed ( July 6-13 2015 )
  • PM’s visit in BRICS & SCO meet
  • PM’s visit in United Arab Emirates and agreements signed (16-17 August 2015)
  • Self-Study – USA , UNGA Sep 2015 , UK & Turkey Nov 2015 , South East Asia Nov 2015

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/2Dw6XSF9nLU

IR1/P3: Maritime Diplomacy, Blue Economy, IORA

IR1-P3-Blue-Economy Maritime Diplomacy

  • Importance of Indian Ocean
  • What is Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)?
  • What is Blue Economy?
  • What should India do to reap the fruits of Blue Economy?
  • How will Blue economy benefit Indian Ocean Rim Association?

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/vdIlqV8K82c

IR1/P4: India –Africa, summit Style Diplomacy


  • India’s relation with the African continent since the beginning
  • Importance of Africa to India in today’s context
  • India Africa convergence and cooperation development and security agenda.
  • Way ahead with the relationship with Africa

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/lqGHr6Xfdhw
Next Lecture: One Belt One Road policy, multilateral trade agreements.
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