BRICS countries

Geopolitical dimensions of BRICS

BRICS and India The acronym BRIC was coined by James O’Neill of Goldman Sachs in 2001 for the emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, and China. It brought out the significance of these countries in the global economic order that also had certain degrees of similarities in their economic trajectory and faced similar challenges. In […]

Argentina chooses US Dollar over BRICS membership

NEW DELHI: In a seismic political shift, Argentina’s recently elected right-wing populist, Javier Milei, has vowed to steer the nation away from the BRICS alliance, marking a departure from the geopolitical norm and signalling a potential realignment in global economic dynamics. The maverick president-elect, who rode the wave of anti-establishment sentiment to victory, has not […]

BRICS virtual summit on Israel-Hamas war hosted by SA; Jaishankar to represent India

NEW DELHI: India’s External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar, is set to represent the country at the BRICS virtual summit hosted by South Africa on Tuesday. During the summit, leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa will engage in discussions, including the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will […]