India-Japan to engage in 2+2 dialogue today
Syllabus subtopic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India's interests
News: Ahead of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to India in mid-December, India and Japan are going to hold the inaugural meeting of the India-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial Dialogue (2+2) on Saturday in Delhi.
Prelims and Mains focus: about 2+2 dialogue, Quad grouping an its si
Shinzo Abe defers visit to India amid North-East protests
Syllabus subtopic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India's interests, Indian diaspora.
Prelims and Mains focus: about Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 and the diplomatic pressure faced by India, About Indo-japan relations
News: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to India for a planned summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been deferred amid violent protests ove
India-South Korea Relations
India-South Korea relations have made rapid strides in recent years. With the convergence of India’s Act East Policy (AEP) and South Korea’s New Southern Policy (NSP), there has been an acceleration of economic and strategic relations between the two countries.
Areas of interest: nuclear disarmament, maritime security, regional economic cooperation, counterterrorism, and energy cooperation.
India-South Korea Ties: Historical Overview
India and Taiwan are celebrating 25 years of their partnership.
However, the growing relationship has been a low-key affair as India has been hesitant to acknowledge the improving ties in public.
Though mutual efforts between Delhi and Taipei have enabled a range of bilateral agreements covering agriculture, investment, customs cooperation, civil aviation, industrial cooperation and other areas, the time has come to recalibrate India-Taiwan relations