Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Vandana Menon

Vandana Menon
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Vandana Menon is a journalist at ThePrint. Find her on Twitter: @vandana_menon

On Camera

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File photo | People's Liberation Army of China during a military parade | Wikimedia Commons/kremlin.ru

Xi calls for PLA to remain combat-ready. The world should be...

The Chinese armed forces remain untested in battle, having last seen active combat in the late 1970s. To bridge the gap, China has asked veterans of foreign militaries to train its personnel.
Women workers of Urban Company protest outside the firm's premises in Gurugram | Photo: Vandana Menon | ThePrint

‘They’re scared of us, we’re not scared of them’ — women...

Beauticians and hairdressers who are 'partners' of Urban Company are protesting against low wages and high commissions. Firm’s petition to Gurugram court seeks stop to agitation.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles &...

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.