Watch | India’s Biggest Military Reforms

Dr Happymon Jacob speaks with Saikat Dutta on the far reaching consequences of India's military reforms.

Dr Happymon Jacob speaks with Saikat Dutta, South Asia editor at Asia Times Online and strategic advisor at NullCon, about a story he published on the Indian military undergoing major reforms which will have far reaching consequences for India’s military strategy towards Pakistan and China.

He speaks about the trajectory of these reforms and the rationale behind them. Dutta also explores the state of jointness within the Indian military vis-à-vis China and how this may affect future conflict scenarios.

He highlights inadequacies in India’s defence spending and provides his analysis of the latest defence Budget, offering an insightful understanding of how India is planning to fight future wars and the gaps that continue to remain in its planning.