UPSC CSE Mains Syllabus: GS-1- redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization.

Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

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                                                        Planned settlements

A 100-year-old issue:

The creation of Israel and the ‘Catastrophe’:

1967 war and thereafter:

Is annexation legal:

What would be left of the West Bank:

India has a substantive relationship, reaching strategic dimensions, with Israel. It is mutually beneficial. India’s amity with the Palestinian people, and its principled support to their cause, predates India’s own independence. On the global stage, we have invariably supported the UN Security Council and General Assembly Resolutions supportive of the Palestinians.

Source:” The Hindu“.


Discuss the events that led to the Israel-Palestine conflict. Assess the position taken by India over the years.