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New Army chief Naravane must mend ties with veterans & stop politicisation of forces

Like Gen Rawat, new Army chief Gen Naravane also bats on a straight wicket. But there are a lot of fractures he must mend first.

Why states need to stop calling Indian Army to deal with protesters. It’s not riot police

When violence erupted in Assam last week over the Citizenship Amendment Act, Indian Army was instantly deployed, with the DGP saying it was just 'for show'.

Don’t get fooled by Bajwa drama. Pakistan Army still the only one with a nation to itself

Now that the dust has settled in Pakistan, and Gen Bajwa’s tenure extended for six months, a closer look reveals where the deception lies.

Veterans on TV news have shamed Indian armed forces enough. Time to board out rotten apples

It was not at all surprising to see Pakistan use retd Maj Gen S.P. Sinha’s remarks to push its fake narrative about what goes on in Kashmir.

Lt Gen Ashwani Kumar’s comments on NewsX show ties between Army & veterans at all-time low

Indian Army and veterans are locked in a public battle on the issues of disability pension and proposed code of conduct for retired officers.

Indian military must not become another lying ISPR, Pakistan Army’s propaganda wing

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat quoting speculative casualty figures after strike on terror camps in PoK was a break from tradition.

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File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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