Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicCDS Rawat

Topic: CDS Rawat

CDS Rawat hero of Uttarakhand, as BJP, AAP, Congress compete for votes of servicemen, families

While AAP declared Col. Ajay Kothiyal, an ex-serviceman as its CM candidate, both BJP and Congress are invoking CDS Rawat in their campaigns & promised sops to defence personnel.

Process to find Gen. Rawat’s successor as CDS begins, these are the likely options before govt

There are no written rules for CDS selection, and there is no precedent to be followed, so it is up to the government to decide. A file with probable names is being readied.

India’s defence procurement must be driven by investment in emerging tech. CDS taking lead

The review by the CDS seeks to break down the silos that the three Services work in as far as procurement is concerned.

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YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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