India's External Relations1 mark Define the term foreign policy.
A policy pursued by a nation in its dealings with other nations, designed to achievenational objectives.
Which department was established in November 1962?
The Department of Defence Production was established in November 1962.
Which party was floated by Netaji Subash Chandra Bose?
Netaji created a party named Indian National Army (INA) or Azad Hind Fauj in theyear 1942.
Mention the major objectives of Nehru’s foreign policy?
The major objectives of Nehru’s foreign policy were to preserve the hard earnedsovereignty, protect territorial integrity and promote rapid economic development.
Name political parties which wanted India to follow a pro- US foreign policy.
Parties like Bhartiya Jan Sangh, Swatantra party wanted India to follow a pro-US
When and where was Afro – Asian Conference held?
The Afro – Asian Conference was held in 1955 in the Indonesian city of
When and where the first summit of
NAM was held?
The First summit of the NAM was held in Cairo from 5th to 12th June 1961.
Who was the co- founder of
NAM from India?
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was the co-founder of NAM from India.
What is NAM?
NAM stands for Non Aligned Movement based on the presumption that existence of
power bloc is not conducive to the world peace.
When did China annex Tibet?
China annexed Tibet in the year 1950.
Which treaty was signed by Nehru and General Ayub khan in 1960?
The India-Pakistan Indus waters Treaty was signed by Nehru and General Ayub khanin 1960.
2 marksWhat are the five principles of 'Panchsheel'?
Panchsheel is the five principles for peaceful coexistence which were enunciated by
the Prime Minister of India in 1954 as the basis for international cooperation. Theyare:
Mutual respect for each other's Territorial integrity and sovereignty.
Non interference in each other's internal affairs.
Equality and mutual benefits.