Topic: Civil-Military Relations
It's unfortunate that no one in Pakistan government and opposition will capture this opportunity and join hands to push back the army chief for good.
India was a pioneer of emergency landing strips during WW2 but didn’t revive it for a long time. Now it can give IAF more flexibility.
If anything, India's political leaders will now be more susceptible to military advice without any corresponding increase in their ability to interrogate them.
The Army seems to be getting dragged into every debate in the media, whether it is about patriotism, nationalism, student politics or the national anthem.
The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.
According to China's official data, its exports to India reached $97.52 billion in 2021, while total two-way bilateral trade touched $125.66 billion.
Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.
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.