The purchase of 28 Apache helicopters is a prime example of how India could have worked out a better deal had the Air Force and Army not acted in silos, writes Snehesh Alex Philip.
In Northeast Delhi’s Mustafabad, Babu Khan made the most gruelling journey of his life on foot, bearing the dead bodies of his two young sons. The bodies were first kept at their home in Old Mustafabad. See the heart-wrenching pictures taken by Praveen Jain.
Speaking at a seminar, Army chief M.M. Naravane said the “military icons of the 20th century”, like tanks and fighter aircraft, were on their way out in much the same way as the Sony Walkman was made redundant by new technology. The Army, he added, is looking at the possible induction of laser and directed-energy weapons, reports Snehesh Alex Philip.
To ensure the coronavirus doesn’t spread in Delhi, the Hindu Mahasabha has decided to organise a ‘gaumutra party’ on the lines of tea parties, according to its president, Chakrapani Maharaj. He also said there is a need to create greater awareness among the people on how gaumutra (cow urine), gobar (cow-dung) can help eliminate the coronavirus. Neelam Pandey reports.
Of the 56 ministers in Modi’s council, 12 have sent their children to foreign varsities. These ministers include Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, S. Jaishankar and Ravi Shankar Prasad, reports Shanker Arnimesh.
Shahrukh, the man who was photographed pointing a gun at the Delhi Police during last week’s rioting, is an aspiring model, a TikTok buff and loves fast bikes. He always aspired for fame and dreamed to see his picture on the cover of a fashion magazine. Read his detailed profile in this report by Ananya Bhardwaj and Samyak Pandey.
Data from a study conducted in Australia, as well as experience of the last six years of the Modi government, prove that strong leaders do not necessarily lead to good economics, writes Shekhar Gupta.