Thursday, 22 February, 2018

National Security

Attack on pilgrims is a sign of the frustration in terrorist ranks. We are...

As the BJP-PDP government in Kashmir comes under attack from within the Sangh Parivar and opposition parties, Ram Madhav, National General Secretary of the BJP, says security forces are winning the war against terror in the Valley. RAMA LAKSHMI

Adarsh: The officers who took a stand

The MoD probe report commends two officers who it says were the only ones who stood up for the truth. MANU PUBBY

Gen. Vij “appears to have provided protective umbrella” to help alienate land for Adarsh...

What the Defence ministry probe report into Adarsh scam says on role of top military officers MANU PUBBY

Two former Army Chiefs, 8 top officers indicted by MoD inquiry into Adarsh scam

Gen. N.C. Vij provided "protection umbrella", Gen. Deepak Kapoor "ill advised" to take flat, govt should use Adarsh for military housing, probe report says. MANU PUBBY

India Foundation calls off China visit after visa trouble, Beijing says not true, visit...

Two members denied visa, delegation leader Alok Bansal’s held back; was to travel next week MANU PUBBY

Beyond guns and missiles, real juice of India-Israel defence ties is in the “small...

As PM Modi visits Israel, specialised Indian defence companies sign tech transfer, JV agreements critical to India’s strategic goal of creating a multi-layered domestic arms industry. MANU PUBBY

Lonely Australian ship to track Malabar war games from other side of Bay of...

Frigate RAN Newcastle is docked in Kochi, indicating the Australian Navy was prepared for a last minute entry if India changed its mind and allowed it to join the exercise. MANU PUBBY

India loses 1971 war hero; declassified CIA files reveal impact of his Operation Trident

Cdr Kavina passed away in Australia last week, Indian Navy attended funeral MANU PUBBY

India set to test air-launched version of Brahmos missile that can take out ships,...

The integration of the missile into the Sukhoi-30MKI will significantly increase the range that the missile can target. MANU PUBBY
Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump

The bling of billionaires like Trump Jr bedazzles Indians. They’re the gods of achhe din

Meanwhile in Washington DC, the Trump Hotel recently got an extreme makeover with the words “This Place is a Shithole” and poop emojis projected on its wall.
Illustration by Peali Dezine on bank privatisation

If Modi wants a real legacy, he must undo Indira Gandhi’s disastrous bank nationalisation

From Jimmy Nagarwala’s Rs 60 lakh from SBI to Nirav Modi’s Rs 11,000 crore-plus from PNB, India has a 47-year record of scams in govt banks. Why do all govts still love them?

Gujarat Elections 2017