Air Marshal Philip Rajkumar (Retd) in the Tejas cockpit on 28 February 2020 | By special arrangement
Air Marshal Philip Rajkumar (Retd) in the Tejas cockpit on 28 February 2020 | By special arrangement
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Tejas flying record world’s best, criticism unfortunate, says IAF veteran who flew LCA at 78

Air Marshal Philip Rajkumar (Retd), the 79-year-old who became the oldest man to have flown the Light Combat Aircraft Tejas after a flight in February 2020, tells Snehesh Alex Philip that the fighter jet has been the target of a sustained vilification campaign.

Three fates await Afghanistan as US breaks it for 3rd time in 40 yrs. Afghans have say in none

This time, America didn’t just fight a war in Afghanistan but also invested a great deal of time, money and emotion in nation-building. Only to leave it like a possible Syria in South Asia, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.

Why Raj Kundra’s life can inspire ‘how not to make money’

Actor Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra has courted trouble through the years, from cricket betting and gold scandal to alleged deals with gangsters and now porn films, reports Manasi Phadke.

Army chief calls for scrapping L1 concept for procurement, says need revolution in bureaucratic affairs

At a seminar by the United Services Institution, Army chief Gen. M.M. Naravane spoke out against procedural lacunae in defence procurement and emphasised the need for more agile processes, reports Snehesh Alex Philip.

Noida is growing, Ghaziabad is fading. The story of Uttar Pradesh’s two boom towns

Poor performance has reduced Ghaziabad to risk becoming a ‘bedroom community’ for those working in Noida and New Delhi, write academics Vikash Vaibhav and Varun Kumar Das.

Trouble is coming to Pakistan. No matter its double fence on Afghanistan border

Pakistan’s ‘game of thrones’ in Afghanistan has gone on for much too long. The audience is simply tired of it, writes analyst Tara Kartha.

How Modi government’s politics with China is evolving

The Modi government has adopted the correct strategy in its stand-off with China — swallow the bitter pill of buffer zones and bide our time to challenge Beijing when we are ready, writes Lt Gen H S Panag (retd).

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