This category contains articles for UPSC exams for the following topics- International relations, India’s diplomatic relations with other countries. International agencies their structure, function and mandate.

[IR By Pavneet 4/5] Art of Answer-writing: Directive Word#2 “DISCUSS” – Impediments to India’s permanent membership at UN Security Council (UNSC)

Prologue Directive Word: “Discuss” Introduction Body#1: Motivations for UNSC? Africa and Afghanistan Body#2: Impediments / Obstacles to getting UNSC Seat Global Impediments Regional Impediments Domestic Impediments Conclusion Do stick to the wordlimit About the Author: Pavneet Singh Prologue Yes [...]

By |2018-08-16T22:16:50+05:3016/08/2018|Categories: Diplomacy|4 Comments

[IR By Pavneet 2/5]: Preparation sources for IR/Diplomacy in GSM2: Relevance of theHindu, Rajya SabhaTV, IDSA & MEA sites in UPSC Mains GS2

Preparation source of IR/Diplomacy Relevance of TheHindu newspaper How to read theHindu for IR/Diplomacy? Relevance of Indian express Relevance of Newspaper Editorials / Columns Relevance of Rajya Sabha TV: less for Mains, more for Interview IDSA, ORF are not [...]

By |2018-08-16T22:09:11+05:3022/07/2018|Categories: Diplomacy|Tags: |4 Comments

[Diplomacy] Mock Interview Questions for IAS/IFS: Sushma Doctrine, Hillary Doctrine, Surgical Strikes, Airlifting NRIs, BREXIT & Legal Colonization

Putin, Crimea, PoK, Referendum & Resolution China, Tibet, Lama & 20th Century Mindset Trumpism & Protectionism against China Neighbors & Surgical Strikes Hilary doctrine vs Sushma Doctrine? Airlifting stranded NRIs EU Refugee absorption BREXIT & History's repetition Akihito's throne [...]

By |2020-01-18T11:21:27+05:3021/03/2017|Categories: Diplomacy, Interview-Prep|35 Comments

[Diplomacy] Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas PBD-2017, Heart of Asia Summit Amritsar & BRICS Goa Summit: themes, venues, highlights, outcomes

Prologue Summit#1: Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas PBD-2017, Jan Why organize PBD? Who organizes PBD? PBD-2017: highlights of Rescue operations for VIDESHI NRIs & DESHI Indians Summit#2: Heart of Asia Summit HoA: three purposes of summit? HoA Summit @Amritsar (2016): Highlights [...]

By |2017-01-14T15:59:16+05:3014/01/2017|Categories: Diplomacy|36 Comments

[Diplomacy] UN Secretary General: Selection, Appointment, Powers, Signifiance, Limitations, Antonio Guterres for UPSC Prelims and Mains GS2

Selection process of UN Secretary General Latest selection: Antonio Guterres Informal rotation system UN Secretary General: significance and limitations Selection process of UN Secretary General Q. Discuss in brief, the selection procedure for the post of United Nations Secretary [...]

By |2016-12-19T20:34:48+05:3019/12/2016|Categories: Diplomacy|64 Comments
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