The army chief’s decision to deploy soldiers to build railway over-bridges and clean up garbage reflects a desire to please his political masters, even if at the cost of the men he commands.
The ‘Make in India’ campaign, launched under Nirmala Sitharaman’s watch, has so far failed to ignite any significant domestic production. While it is a complex process, her potential for success or failure will be in seeing this through.
Maintaining an inadequate status quo has been the preferred mode of operating in the defence ministry, and many issues fester.
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The document should have been a forward looking and ambitious doctrine, instead, written in complex, difficult to unravel sentences, it seems almost inward-bound.
Modi wants to conquer India by hook or by crook. His governors are his co-conspirators. He has put the constitution on a slippery slope.
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The key to dealing with internal security is to keep the focus on both the people and society, and on the rule of law that, regrettably, ‘has been undermined by the rule of politics,’ says Vice President Hamid Ansari.
The Shekatkar committee report represents a starting point and makes a valuable suggestion – non-combat organisations must be reviewed and restructured.
The defence ministry was also announced that Air Marshal B.S. Dhanoa will take over as the Air Force chief.
By depriving India’s fighters of honour, respect and pride of place in the national hierarchy, the government has shattered their élan and esprit de corps.
A day after the surgical strikes, the Ministry of Defence issued a letter that dramatically reduced pensions for soldiers disabled during military service.
There is disquiet within the defence ministry about the acquisition, with officials concerned about subsequent scrutiny by constitutional authorities like the Comptroller and Auditor General.
The exhibit, which began today, was inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and displays numerous state-of-art defence technologies.
The Central Information Commission has also asked the Ministry of Defence to reveal the attorney general’s opinion on sending back already procured choppers.
Groups that have a vested interest in communal polarisation – including separatists, Hindutva formations, and regional parties – see an advantage in amplifying the threat (or strength, in the opposite perception) of Pak-backed Islamist terror
New Delhi: The NDA government today announced its acceptance of the long-pending demand for ‘One Rank One Pension’ for retired members of the Indian armed forces but the ex-servicemen who have been on agitation rejected the key details of the decision and said their 84-day long stir will continue. […]