The IAF is not fundamentally opposed to theatre command or an empowered CDS. There needs to be better understanding between the three services. Having broadly laid out the template for a debate on integration, I...
It is time to talk about the increased vulnerability of civilians in Kashmir who live in constant danger because their space is encroached by the army and paramilitary forces.
Sikh groups in Canada, USA and UK openly support a separate Sikh nation, and Indian security agencies believe they are trying to revive militancy in Punjab.
Flexibility, concentration of effort & centralised control are essential for best utilisation of the IAF. These could be compromised under theatre commands.
Minorities commission chief writes to UP CM Yogi urging him to re-examine the case of Zahid Ilias Jagga, who is named in an FIR with serious charges.
Proposal to use HAL resources to fund development project blocked even as Air Force faces budget crunch. Project now requires PMO intervention.
Dual-use airports see 2-4 fold traffic increase; fighter jets and early warning aircraft deployed in the region permanently.
PM Modi expected to visit Bhutan this year as India steps up reach-out, even as China pushes for a boundary deal with Himalayan nation.
J&K Police suggests the militants were from Pakistan, and that the attack was planned much in advance. Probe now handed over to NIA.
While it is not established whether the attack on soldiers from Kashmir was intentional, militants have targeted local security men in the past.