Wednesday, 21 February, 2018

National Security

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

In Photos: Inside the Yantar Shipyard in Russia where two of the India Navy’s...

The Print's Deputy Editor Manu Pubby was in Kaliningrad in Russia to visit the Yantar shipyard, which could build two frigates for the Indian Navy.(Read the report here) Here are some photos from the shipyard:            

Indian Navy in talks to get underwater rescue ship from Russian shipyard that built...

The ship that can be used for rescue operations on nuclear submarines as well
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta.

TalkPoint: Is it impossible to fix India’s disastrous PSU banks?

Experts weigh in on the astounding 11,000 crore fraud in Punjab National Bank and how it reflects on the state of public sector banks in India.
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?

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