Q.2 India and Australia today represent a partnership with a near-complete convergence of interests and values. Two multicultural, federal democracies are natural partners of the future. Comment. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/india-and-australia-are-finally-acting-like-the-natural-partners-they-are-7845069/ In the intro, mention the INDAUS ECTA deal. In the body, mention how the geo-stategic and geo-economic factors are aiding the convergence of the countries. Mention cooperation in areas such as security, economy, energy, research, cultural ties through  Australia-India Maitri Cultural Partnership etc. Conclude by mentioning the partnership between Australia and India is no longer … Continue reading Q.2 India and Australia today represent a partnership with a near-complete convergence of interests and values. Two multicultural, federal democracies are natural partners of the future. Comment. (10 Marks)