Q.2) “The ideas that India is a natural ally of G-7 and India’s emphasis on shared democratic values bind it with the West are certainly not new to India’s foreign policy, but they acquire special importance at the current juncture.” Comment (10 marks)

“Mentor’s Comments” https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/g-7-nations-meet-statement-on-open-societies-climate-change-india-7359182/ In the intro, mention the context of India’s participation in the G-7 summit. In the body, mention India long engagement with the West and especially with the U.S. in the past. In the next part mention the changing global circumstances like the emergence of China and its aggressive stance, challenges it poses … Continue reading Q.2) “The ideas that India is a natural ally of G-7 and India’s emphasis on shared democratic values bind it with the West are certainly not new to India’s foreign policy, but they acquire special importance at the current juncture.” Comment (10 marks)