Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: civilians

6 civilians injured as militants throw grenade on Army convoy in J&K’s Baramulla

Officials said the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, causing injuries to six civilians who were rushed to the hospital. 

History tells us Indian military was not always marginalised by civilian officials

Indian nationalists identified the problem of military’s outsized influence in matters of policy.

Finally, a sense of relief in Ministry of Defence’s longest-running war

The order changing military officers’ equations vis-à-vis civilian officials has been rescinded. Further heartburn needs to be prevented.

On Camera


Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

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.