Q.2 Investments in our strategic, economic, and community ties show what we can achieve when two multicultural democracies join in a spirit of trust and understanding. In the context of this, discuss the factors that are making India-Australia relations stronger than ever and the potential for them to extend the cooperation in various areas. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/realising-the-potential-of-maitri-and-mateship/article65246697.ece https://theprint.in/diplomacy/from-cricket-trade-to-strategic-allies-the-14-year-switch-in-india-australia-relationship/752038/ In the intro, mention that India and Australia have been close to each other due to their shared love of cricket, or being modern democracies, but it is only over the last decade that these countries have made an effort to realise their full strategic potential. In the body, mention the … Continue reading Q.2 Investments in our strategic, economic, and community ties show what we can achieve when two multicultural democracies join in a spirit of trust and understanding. In the context of this, discuss the factors that are making India-Australia relations stronger than ever and the potential for them to extend the cooperation in various areas. (10 Marks)