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Vandana Menon

Vandana Menon
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Vandana Menon was a journalist at ThePrint. She did the Young India Fellowship at Ashoka University, before which she studied history, politics and economics at Christ University. Find her on Twitter: @vandana_menon

On Camera

A fighter pilot climbs into the cockpit of a Lockheed Martin Corp. F-35A jet

Why selling F-35 fighter jets to UAE complicates US ties with Israel

The problem with providing F-35s and associated combat systems to Arab states is that it might erode Israel’s ‘qualitative military edge’.
Mukesh Ambani | Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg

Investors continue to flock Mukesh Ambani, now KKR to invest $754 million in Reliance Retail

US private equity group KKR will hold a 1.28% stake in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail, valuing India’s biggest retailer at Rs 4.2 lakh crore or $57 billion.

Defence

File photo of Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh (R) during her induction into the IAF in 2017. She and colleague Pratibha (L) form the second batch of women fighter pilots inducted into the force | IAF

Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh will be first woman fighter pilot to fly Rafale

Flt Lt Singh, who was commissioned into the IAF in 2017 as part of the second batch of women fighter pilots, is currently flying a MiG-21 Bison.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?