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Igla-S man-portable air defence missile system

Sweden’s Saab alleges India bent the rules for Russian firm to win missile contract

Rosoboronexport was awarded the VSHORADS contract in November 2018, but Sweden’s Saab says India extended favours to the Russian firm during field trials.
Indian Veterinary Research Institute campus in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh | Facebook

UP institute penalises 3 Kashmiri girls for alleged remarks on WhatsApp against Army

The girls allegedly made some adverse and objectionable comments on a WhatsApp group after Pulwama attack on 14 February, an official said.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Kamal Singh/PTI

To war or not to war with Pakistan: Strategy, not public mood, should drive Modi govt

A Kargil-type conflict could cost up to Rs 1,800 crore per day; on social terms, we are in the most polarised time to get into a war.
A CRPF soldier stands guard near the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama

4 soldiers killed in encounter with Jaish terrorists in Pulwama

Soldiers from 55 Rashtriya Rifles, along with Special Operations Group of J&K Police and personnel from 182 and 183 Battalion of CRPF involved in operation.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) building, New Delhi

New UPSC proposal could spell good news for IAS aspirants

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Lt. Gen. Jagjit Singh Aurora

Remembering Lt Gen. Jagjit Singh Aurora, the ‘Liberator of Bangladesh’

On his 103rd birth anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at the life of Lt Gen. Jagjit Singh Aurora, the Indian Army veteran who planned & executed the 1971 war.

Indian Army’s new sniper rifle paired with old improvisation tactics will turn tables at LoC

Sniping is not a new phenomenon along Line of Control (LoC) and Indian Army’s improvisations have made up for lack of equipment.
Pakistani propaganda videos targeting the Indian Army

Watch the new Pakistani propaganda videos attacking Indian Army

The videos show the Indian Army's actions in J&K, with one depicting a soldier expressing remorse for the use of pellet guns in the Valley.   
A screengrab from the video of army rifleman Aurangzeb | Twitter

Indian Army probing two soldiers for ‘tipping off’ militants who killed rifleman Aurangzeb

Indian Army rifleman Aurangzeb was abducted and killed by militants while he was on leave in June last year.
Outside HAL's Aircraft Research and Design Center in Bangalore | Namas Bhojani/Bloomberg News

Instead of grief & alarm, Indian politicians are foolishly celebrating failures of HAL

Rather than depending on a pool of ‘generalist’ bureaucracy, the government should look for the best available talent for leading HAL.


Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav during his 80th birthday celebrations in Lucknow | Nand Kumar/PTI

Four reasons why Mulayam Singh is angry with son Akhilesh Yadav

Mulayam Singh’s criticism can weaken the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh and demoralise the party workers.

Can India hurt Pakistan with new Indus dams or Modi govt hyping old project after Pulwama?

In wake of the Pulwama terror attack, union minister for water resources Nitin Gadkari tweeted Thursday that India will “stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan”.


To bypass US sanctions, India & Russia work out rupee-rouble transfer for S-400 deal

Amid US sanctions against Russia, sources remain tight-lipped about the various modes of payment that are being pursued for the S-400 missile deal.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.