Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicArmenia

Topic: Armenia

India can learn from Azerbaijan how to spend smart on military when budget is thin

Modi govt's capital budget allocation for 2021-22 is lower than the amount armed forces had sought in 2014-15. But spending more is not the answer, spending right is.

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to swap all prisoners captured during Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan has said the two countries will partake in a prisoner swap and stressed the importance of preserving peace.

Drones won the war for Azerbaijan. India must spend military modernisation money wisely

India has always focussed on military strength. Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict shows why it’s not a good game plan.

How drones helped Azerbaijan defeat Armenia, and the implications for future modern warfare

In episode 618 of #CutTheClutter, ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta highlights military lessons from Armenia-Azerbaijan war, and their significance for India.

Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to cease-fire over disputed region, after two failed truces

US State dept says Armenia & Azerbaijan foreign ministers met Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun Saturday and agreed to abide by the terms of cease-fire negotiated on 10 Oct.

Russia in talks with Armenia, Azerbaijan on mechanism to monitor ceasefire agreement

The worst violence in decades over Nagorno-Karabakh is in its fourth week with no sign of easing, amid reports of intense fighting close to Azerbaijan’s border with Iran.

Armenia-Azerbaijan ceasefire broken again hours after truce

It’s the second truce brokered by Russia this month that has failed to stop fighting between the countries over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

12 civilians killed & over 40 injured after missile hit city of Ganja in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's foreign affairs ministry suggested that Armenia was responsible for the shelling. The two countries have been fighting over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Armenia, Azerbaijan accuse each other of ceasefire violations after Russia brokers truce

The accusations came after Moscow hosted the first talks between the bitter rivals to seek a halt in fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh.

What’s Nagorno-Karabakh and why it’s led to clashes between Armenia & Azerbaijan after 30 yrs

The roots of the conflict go back to 1921, when Armenia and Azerbaijan became Soviet Republics.

On Camera

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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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