The manner in which the state machinery, including the police, intimidates family members of whistleblowers or those who report scandals, has become a recurring pattern, one that should not go unpunished.
C Uday Bhaskar
Maintaining an inadequate status quo has been the preferred mode of operating in the defence ministry, and many issues fester.
It would make more sense for Beijing to explore some of the peaceful coexistence options that have been hinted at by Manila.
The Indian fauj by its apolitical nature remains the last bastion. Maintaining this equipoise is imperative.
The sterling role played by Indian soldiers in the Great War has been largely forgotten till now