Friday, February 3, 2023

Alok Bansal

Alok Bansal
Alok Bansal is Director at Centre for Security & Strategy, India Foundation. He served in the Indian Navy for 32 years, during which he participated in Operation Pawan in Sri Lanka and commanded two warships. Bansal has authored four books; his most recent book is South Asian Security: 21st century discourses. Follow him on Twitter @Alok795

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Bhutan - People standing in queue outside ATM

RBI data reveals demonetisation was the epitome of whimsical, illogical policymaking

The government wanted demonetisation to combat three problems. None of them seem to have been solved. 


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence...

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

Return of the Muslim: From Modi ‘sermon’ to Pathaan to Bharat...

Most key Hindutva/RSS objectives have been achieved, and Modi & BJP now need social calm, at least till summer of 2024. A de-escalation of some sort is on.