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Timeline: The turbulent history of the Rafale deal

ThePrint looks closely at the series of events in the now controversial defence deal.

Single engine fighter jet procurement hits air pocket, faces questions

Defence ministry is concerned about restricted competition, potential single vendor situation that could spark a scandal.

Timeline: The numerous escapes of India’s most wanted man Hafiz Saeed

Despite multiple attempts to bring Jammat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed to justice, he's been released after another stint of house arrest.

By sea, by air and by land: Here is what makes Brahmos India’s finest strike weapon

Brahmos, the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile was successfully launched on November 22nd for the first time from Indian Air Force’s (IAF) frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal.

FIRs against Kashmir stone-pelters to be withdrawn on Dineshwar Sharma’s advice

New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir government has announced that it will withdraw FIRs lodged against those charged with stone-pelting for the first time.

Swiss have succumbed to Pak lobbying, Chinese pressure on Balochistan: Brahumdagh Bugti

Switzerland rejecting my application for political asylum means we will have to work harder to convince the world about what's happening in Balochistan.

General Dunford says military leaders need to be apolitical & intellectually empowered

Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, engaged with the academia recenlty, and addressed topics like North Korea, cyber security & space.

Pakistan is protecting its nuclear missiles by building underground fortresses

Pakistan’s jihadi mindset and enthusiasm to safeguard its nuclear arsenal from Indian attack, has prompted it to make these tunnels almost impregnable.

Forces gun down 3 militants in Kashmir’s Handwara, soldier killed in Kupwara

Army confirms militants were ‘foreigners’ and says the security forces first asked them to surrender, but killed the militants when fired upon.

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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