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AVM Manmohan Bahadur (retd)

AVM Manmohan Bahadur (retd)
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The author, is a retired Air Vice Marshal and a Distinguished Fellow at Centre for Air Power Studies in New Delhi

On Camera

Trucks carry essential commodities in Ladakh | Representational image | ANI

In –35°C, the Indian soldier at LAC is 50% less efficient but 100% ready to fight China

As a Brigadier, I oversaw the conduct of an operation to capture a 17,000-feet high feature across the LAC in Chorbat La Sector in the first week of April 2001.
Representational image. A file photo of Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. | Photo: Commons

92 start-ups in just 1 year — how Andaman & Nicobar is on course to be a new ‘start-up hub’

From Diglipur to Campbell Bay, the islands’ administration reached out to all gram panchayats & conducted awareness campaigns in its quest to become a start-up hub.

Defence

Indian Army soldiers atop a T-90 tank in Ladakh | Representational image: ANI

These are the challenges Indian Army will face in Ladakh this winter, besides the Chinese

Temperatures have already dipped below minus-5 degrees Celsius in the upper reaches, and the Army is still procuring items for the thousands of troops deployed.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.