Topic: India and its neighbourhood- relations.
3. Despite the baggage of fraught and convulsive neighbourhoods, the transformation of the India-Israel bilateral relationship into a strategic partnership over the course of past tumultuous 25 years is commendable. Elaborate. (250 words)
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Why this question:
Israel and India are exploring to open new vistas of partnership in the world of finance, including collaboration between market regulators and allowing Israeli investment in corporate bonds, taking advantage of a favourable climate in both countries.
Key demand of the question:
One must explain how has the bilateral relations between evolved from outright hate in 1950’s to strategic partnership today. Also discuss about how there is a co-operation today in various fields from agriculture to defence to science and technology.
Elaborate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
In a few introductory lines define the current bilateral relations between India and Israel.
Discuss the evolution of India-Israel bilateral relations from 1948 onwards. Trace the changes in trends of co-operation. How and why is there a shift? Discuss the various areas of co-operation. Talk about the significance of growing India-Israel strategic relations.
Conclude with way forward.