Articles GS 2 Mains

International Relations Topic List To Score High In ‘IAS’-2020

The 2020’s Best  List of International Relations(IR) Topics To Be Covered :

International Relations
1India and its neighbourhood- relations.
 Foreign Policy of India
 India- Myanmar
 India-Srilanka
 India-Maldives
 Indus water treaty
 India-Nepal: Historical context, Indo-Nepal Friendship Treaty 1951, Cross border cooperation, dispsuted areas like Kalapani, Amlekhgunj pipeline, Integrated checkpost and conectivity deals, etc.
 Track II Diplomacy
 Gilgit Baltistan Order
 India- China, Tibet as a bone of contention, 2+1 Dialogue
 India- Bangladesh
 Potential of Regional Trade in South Asia
 India-Bhutan
 Draft Emigration Bill
  Space Diplomacy
 India’s Soft power
 India’s development partnership assistance
 No First Use’ doctrine
 India Pakistan
2Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
 India & ASEAN, Delhi Dialogue, East Asia Summit, oulook of INdo-pacific, FTA deals, Maritime Cooperation,RCEP, etc
 BRICS
 Commonwealth Group
 Shanghai Co-operation Organization (SCO)
 SAARC Development Fund (SDF)
 BBIN
 BIMSTEC
 Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)
 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
 G-20
 Mekong-Ganga Cooperation
 1st India-Central Asia Dialogue
 Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
 Indo-Pacific
 India-Afghanistan, Chabahar port
 India-Israel
 India-UAE
 India-Saudi Arabia
 India-Oman
 India-Iran
 India-Jordan
 India-Canada
 India-France
 India-Germany
 India-EU: Economic issues, issues related to Data, BITA, etc.
 India- UK
 India- US, 2+2 Talks, NATO ally like status, Trumps Visit to India, Visa issues, BECA, Put India our of Developing Countries, QUAD, Cooperation in Indo-pacific etc.
 India-South Korea
 India-Japan
 India-Russia: Strategic Economic dialogue, Russian Far East, Power of Siberia Project
 India-Australia
 India- Vietnam
 India-Indonesia
 India- Africa
 India- Seychelles
 India-Mongolia
 India- South Africa: African Free Trade Continental Area, Libya Summit
 India-China Relations
 India China Strategic Economic Dialogue, Informal Summit at Mamallapuram
 Border skirmishesh between India and China- Face off at doklam (2018), Ladakh (2020), Border issues at Arunachal Pradesh
3Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India s interests, Indian diaspora.
 Official Development Assistance
 US ‘Special Watch List’
 Afghanistan peace process
 South China Sea dispute
 China building a canal in Indian Ocean
 Asian Premium
 General Data Protection Regime (GDPR)
 Iran deal or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)
 ‘One China’ principle
 US Sanctions on Russia, Iran , Waiver for India
 Caspian Sea
 Russia-China
 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)
 African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
 US withdrawal from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty
 Brexit- Implication on World trade, on India-UK Relations, Implications on India-EU Relations, Impact on EU itself, etc
 US-IRAN standoff 
 US Policy on Indo-pacific
 Arctic Council- memebers. cooperation, India’s involvement, Scope and benefits, etc
 Extradition
 US Policy on Afghanistan-Taliban
 Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) 
 US-China trade war
 Hongkong Protests- China’s Hongkong policy and actions, One nation, Two systems, etc.
  
4Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
 Australia Group
 Polar Silk Road and Arctic Council
 Indian Ocean Duialogue 2019
 G-20, India-G-20, Cooperation during pandemic
 CARRICOM, MERCOSUR
 Raisina Dialogue
 Ashgabat Agreement
 Mekong Ganga Cooperation
 OPEC
 TAPI pipeline
 FATF Watch-List
 New Development Bank
 Eurasian Economic Union
 IBSA
 SCO-Significance, India-SCO, Scope of relations, etc.
 NAM- Relevance for India
 NATO
 Commanwealth Nations
 OPCW
 Geneva Convention, IAF Pilot
 International Court of Justice and decolonization of Mauritius
 International Criminal Court- Why India is not a member
 Organisation of Islamic Countries- Policy towards India, Interventions in India’s Kashmir issue, etc.
 WHO Reforms
 UNSC Reforms, Non-permamnent seat, UNHRC, Peaceekeeping forces, UN Habitat, India-UN Engagements
  

 

100% Promise to complete GS Mains 1,2,3,4 in the next 3 months in just 5 Hrs daily. Email at contact@diademy.com for New Year offer

X