Waiver to India for purchase of S-400 missile system

GS Paper-2 Syllabus: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Source: Live Mint   Context:  US House of Representatives has passed a legislative amendment that approves a waiver to India against the punitive CAATSA sanctions for its purchase of the S-400 missile defence system from Russia to …

IAF to employ ‘direct tactical planning’ for S-400

GS Paper: 2 Topics Covered: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   Context: The S-400 Triumf long-range air defence system, currently being inducted by India, and remains a potent weapon for the neighbour, the Indian Air Force will counter it based on “direct tactical planning”, an IAF representative …

CAATSA waiver:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: With tensions escalating between Russia and the West over the Ukraine crisis, India, which has major defence cooperation with Moscow and also with Kyiv, faces uncertainty over timely deliveries in the near future …

CAATSA:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: Underlining that the purchase of S-400 defence system is in New Delhi’s security interest, newly appointed Russian Ambassador to India Denis Alipov said threats of US sanctions against India will not affect the …

S-400 and CAATSA:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: The U.S. State Department spokesperson has said that there will be no “blanket” waiver for India, indicating that even if S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems deal is not sanctioned, other “significant” military and …

Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA):

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: Key lawmakers continue to voice their support for a sanctions waiver for India for its purchase of the S-400 missile defence system from Russia.   What’s the issue? India is likely to begin taking …

CAATSA:

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: In the first such signal to New Delhi, visiting US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman has indicated that Washington might reconsider slapping sanctions on the Indian government when New Delhi takes delivery …

As India strengthens its relationship with the west, Russia still remains a very crucial partner for India. Examine the statement in the light of possibility of imposition of Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) on India by the U.S.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 4. As India strengthens its relationship with the west, Russia still remains a very crucial partner for India. Examine the statement in the light of possibility of imposition of Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) on India by …

Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) The US has urged all its allies and partners to forgo transactions with Russia that risk triggering sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). This indicates that despite a …