South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC): Context: Foreign Ministers’ meeting of SAARC Nations was held recently. India’s call: During the meet, India called on all SAARC members to “collectively resolve to defeat the scourge of terrorism, including the forces that nurture, support and …

Insights into Editorial: Reviving SAARC to deal with China

Context: As India-China border tensions continue to fester, a hegemonic China, as part of its global expansionism, is chipping away at India’s interests in South Asia. This should be a major cause for concern for New Delhi. China’s proximity to Pakistan is well known. Nepal is moving closer to China for ideational and material reasons. …